Category: Education

Local physician assistant students at Quinnipiac University selected as Urban Service Track scholars

The scholars gain valuable exposure to the complex and challenging issues of health care in the inner city, and a strong mentorship component supports the scholars as they navigate their own personal and professional development.

Quinnipiac University has joined the Age-Friendly University (AFU) Global Network, which consists of 51 institutions of higher education around the world that have endorsed the AFU’s 10 principles and have committed to becoming more age-friendly in their programs and policies. In the photo from March, 2018, occupational therapy student Kristen Flammini leads a rehabilitative course for senior citizens on the North Haven Campus.

Quinnipiac University joins Age-Friendly University Global Network

Quinnipiac University has joined the Age-Friendly University (AFU) Global Network, which consists of 51 institutions of higher education around the world that have endorsed the AFU’s 10 principles and have committed to becoming more age-friendly in their programs and policies.

Janani Arangan, a second-year medical student at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University medical student receives Arnold P. Gold Foundation funding to develop grocery voucher program to address food insecurity among type II diabetes patients at Fair Haven Community Health Care

Arangan, who lives in North Haven, will use the fellowship for her project, “Grocery Voucher Pilot: Addressing Food Insecurity Among Low-Income Patients with Type II Diabetes in New Haven, Connecticut.”

(L-R) Dr. David Feinberg, vice president of Google Health, William Weldon, former chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian and Dr. Bruce Koeppen, dean of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

Vice president of Google Health and former chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson to discuss ‘Innovations in Health Care and Health Technology Post-COVID-19’ at Quinnipiac University webinar on July 9

Feinberg and Weldon will discuss the pandemic’s impact on the delivery of health care, including innovations in at-home diagnostic equipment, how Google Health is studying the use of artificial intelligence to assist with clinical diagnoses and patient outcomes, and trends in data privacy and digital health.

Quinnipiac University medical students, from left, Rose Pitkin and Anna Prohl volunteer at Loaves and Fishes. The New Haven organization is part of the Coordinated Food Assistance Network (CFAN), which provides free, weekly home deliveries of food to those in need living in New Haven, East Haven, West Haven and Hamden. Photo courtesy of Wendy Sewack.

Quinnipiac University medical students help Greater New Haven residents impacted by pandemic, economic fallout

Loaves and Fishes is part of the Coordinated Food Assistance Network (CFAN), which provides free, weekly home deliveries of food to those in need living in New Haven, East Haven, West Haven and Hamden.

Quinnipiac University’s Black Law Students Association to present free webinar, ‘Why Black Lives Matter: A Look at Systemic Racism and Accountability,’ June 18

The Black Law Students Association at Quinnipiac University will present the webinar, “Why Black Lives Matter: A Look at Systemic Racism and Accountability,” from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, June 18. This program is free and open the

Terence Meehan, M.D., PhD., reads the Hippocratic Oath with his classmates from the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University during a virtual commencement ceremony on May 8.

Quinnipiac University School of Medicine graduates urged to apply humanistic lens to all they do

A total of 82 doctor of medicine degrees were conferred, as well as five anesthesiologist assistant degrees.

North Haven Soccer Club Scholarship

North Haven Soccer Club College Scholarship

The North Haven Soccer Club is giving $500 college scholarships to two current or former members of the NHSC who are heading off to college.

Delilah Dominguez

Quinnipiac University student selected national Student of the Year by the American Academy of Physician Assistants

The award recognizes her academic achievement, her professional development as a two-term member of the AAPA’s House of Delegates and a deep commitment to helping others.

Quinnipiac University receives $25,000 grant as part of course medical student developed to help colleagues improve care for patients with disabilities

The four-week course enables Netter students to engage with individuals of various age groups and disability types in community-based settings, increasing their knowledge, skills and comfort in caring for individuals with IDD.

Jennifer Hansen, a second-year medical student at Quinnipiac University, sews a homemade mask as part of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine's initiative to craft masks for clinicians and staff on the front lines across Connecticut.

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine makes face masks for Connecticut healthcare workers

Although there is no estimate of how many masks may be produced, Jenusaitis said he would not be surprised if they end up making and sending thousands.

Quinnipiac University donates medical supplies and food to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic

In addition, the university is working with the Town of Hamden to make 50 university-owned apartments available to first responders in need of living space as they self-isolate away from home.