Category: Health & Fitness

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.

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.

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.

Dave Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino In Favor of Price Caps on Insulin

If passed, Connecticut will be one of the first states nationwide to regulate the cost of insulin.

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.

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.

Alicia Giaimo, right, clinical associate professor of diagnostic imaging and program director of radiologic sciences at Quinnipiac University, instructs students, from left, Erin Lowkes, Ariana DiPietrantonio and Allison Keenan. They were part of a Quinnipiac team that recently examined human skeletal remains believed to be from the first of three Revolutionary War soldiers. (John Hassett/Quinnipiac University).

Quinnipiac University faculty and students begin examining skeletal remains of what are believed to be Revolutionary War soldiers

The three men are believed to have taken part in the first Revolutionary War battle in Connecticut in 1777 that included Brigadier General Benedict Arnold, then on the side of the Americans.