Category: Health & Fitness

Five Quinnipiac University School of Nursing Students Selected as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Scholars

[box]This year’s scholars are: Sarahí Almonte, of West Haven, John Dodd, of Hamden, Michael Levien, of Higganum, Alex Neumeister, of Cicero, N.Y., and Miguel Rosa, of Danbury.[/box] The NCIN scholarship program is a national program

UPDATED: Odor Detected Outside Ridge Road Elementary; Outdoor Valve Repaired By Gas Company

Superintendent Cronin’s follow-up phone call regarding the odor detected at Ridge Road Elementary School. The gas company determined the odor was coming from an outside valve and they have repaired the problem. Both the gas

Cause of Illness Still A Mystery

[box]By Michael Bellmore, New Haven Register[/box] More than two weeks after a group of high school students displayed symptoms associated with exposure to carbon monoxide at a soccer game, what exactly happened still is not

Quinnipiac University Students Participate in Four-Week Simulation to Develop Better Interprofessional Skills, Perspective

[box]Quinnipiac University athletic training students Leanne Griffith and Marc Drobenko tend to David Bartolotta, an athletic training staff member, as part of an interprofessional simulation on the North Haven Campus. The three students responding with

Quinnipiac University Physician Assistant Students Teaching Health Literacy and Physical Fitness Techniques to North Haven Students

[box]Heather Dimock, a physician assistant student at Quinnipiac University, leads a yoga class at ACES Mill Road School in North Haven as part of the Quinnipiac physician assistant students’ program to teach students about the

Dr. Eric Kandel

Nobel Award Winning Neuropsychiatrist To Lecture at Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus

Dr. Eric R. Kandel, the neuropsychiatrist who received the 2000 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, will deliver the lecture, “The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind and Brain from Vienna 1900

Members of the Quinnipiac University Community Wear Pink Hair Extensions in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness

[box]Nicole Perley, a senior in the School of Nursing at Quinnipiac University, was among those who got pink hair extensions in support of breast cancer awareness. Photo by Anna Brundage.[/box] Students, faculty and staff at Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac University to Host Oct. 28 Panel Discussion “Drowning in Health Care Costs: All Hands on Deck”

Steven Brill, author of the Time Magazine special report, “The Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us,” will be among the speakers taking part in the panel discussion, “Drowning in Health Care Costs: All Hands on Deck,”

Quinnipiac University’s School of Medicine and Griffin Hospital Sign Five-Year Clinical Affiliation Agreement

[box](l) Dr. Bruce Koeppen, founding dean of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. (r) President and CEO of Griffin Hospital Patrick Charmel[/box] The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine

Quinnipiac University School of Health Sciences Students Teach Children Proper Tooth Brushing Techniques

[box]Matt Bolton, of Hamden, an occupational therapy student at Quinnipiac University, teaches effective tooth brushing techniques to a child from the M.L. Keefe Community Center as part of an oral health education day with occupational

Cynthia Barrere

Quinnipiac University Nursing Professor To Receive Virginia A. Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Research

Cynthia Barrere, of Prospect, a professor in the School of Nursingat Quinnipiac University, will receive the Virginia A. Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Research at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Nurses’ Association on Oct. 23.

Hundreds of Local Residents Take Part in Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk at Quinnipiac University

Hundreds of local residents joined members of the Quinnipiac University community on the North Haven Campus on Oct. 6 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s annual walk. “It’s a very worthy cause,” said Jean Lange, founding dean of