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Yaccarino Promotes Awareness of Rare Diseases

Throughout his tenure in the legislature, Yaccarino has championed on behalf of those impacted by rare diseases, more than 60 percent of whom are children.

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter School of Medicine to host its annual Rare Disease Day symposium on Feb. 28

Rare Disease Day is a global event that serves to raise awareness of over 7,000 identified rare diseases.

James Greiner, professor of public law and faculty director of the Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School, and Dalié Jiménez, professor of law at the University of California Irvine School of Law. Contributed photos.

Two experts to discuss the legal issues facing low and moderate-income individuals Feb. 28 at Quinnipiac University School of Law

The program, hosted by the Center on Dispute Resolution, is free and open to the public.

New York Law School Professor Nadine Strossen. Photo courtesy of New York Law School.

Former ACLU president to discuss new book about resisting ‘hate speech’ with free speech on Feb. 18

Strossen will talk with Jennifer Gerarda Brown, interim executive vice president and provost at Quinnipiac, about the implications of “hate speech” censorship and how social justice advocates maintain that the best way to resist hate and promote equality is through vigorous “counterspeech” and activism.

From left, Jennifer Brown, Quinnipiac University’s interim executive vice president and provost, Fred McKinney, director of the People’s United Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Quinnipiac, and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz. Bysiewicz discussed the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state's economy to kick off the university’s spring speaker series Feb. 4. (Autumn Driscoll/Quinnipiac University).

Quinnipiac University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship hosts Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz

Connecticut’s lieutenant governor discussed the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state’s economy and the role of universities like Quinnipiac in this effort.

Quinnipiac University to host two information sessions for prospective graduate students on Feb. 29

Both sessions will include an overview of graduate admissions and financial aid. Students also will have an opportunity to participate in breakout sessions with the program directors.

Rep. Yaccarino and Residents Talk Tolls during North Haven Forum

The event was scheduled to give residents an opportunity to speak with Rep. Yaccarino about issues affecting the district, bill proposal ideas, and other topics pertaining to state or local government.

Connecticut Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz will be the first guest in a spring speaker series presented by the People’s United Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Quinnipiac University. (Photo provided by office of Susan Bysiewicz).

Quinnipiac University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship to host Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz on Feb. 4

Bysiewicz will discuss the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state’s economy and the role of universities like Quinnipiac in this effort.

Dr. Dan Bausch, director of the United Kingdom Public Health Rapid Support Team.

Director of the United Kingdom’s Public Health Rapid Support Team to discuss global outbreak response Jan. 24 at Quinnipiac University

Bausch is trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases, tropical medicine and public health.

Quinnipiac University’s School of Law will host a series of events to raise awareness about human trafficking.

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host, ‘Human Traffic Awareness Week: Deconstructing the Myths,’ Jan 28-30

January is recognized as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

(l to r): Steve Bartlett, Program Director, Project Management Office – Medtronic; Anthony Medici, Senior Manufacturing Manager – Medtronic; Joe Brennan, CEO & President, Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA); Matt Cohen, Vice President of Research & Development – Medtronic (Surgical Solutions); Jeff Varesio, Senior Strategic Sourcing Director – Medtronic; State Senator President Pro-Tempore Martin Looney (D-New Haven); Connecticut Department of Economic Community Development (CTDECD) Commissioner David Lehman; Aryn Wadadli, Vice President, Legal – Medtronic; Kari Mull, Manager Technology Scouting – Medtronic; State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-North Haven); Dr. Paul Pescatello, Chair, Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA); and Carol Kennedy, Senior Human Resources Manager – Medtronic.

Rep. Yaccarino Visits Medtronics in North Haven

The mission of Medtronics is to contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering in the research, design, manufacture, and sale of instruments or appliances that alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life.

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Yaccarino Re-Election Campaign Announcement

My goals will be to continue to advocate for better jobs, a fiscally sound state budget, local education, veterans, seniors, the needy, public safety, and to improve our state’s healthcare.