Category: Health & Fitness

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University to host Rare Disease Day symposium Feb. 27

Rare Disease Day at Quinnipiac is a free event that provides an opportunity for patients, family members and researchers to share their stories and promote education, awareness and advocacy.

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host ‘Building Bridges and Finding Answers: The Opioid Crisis in Connecticut’

The summit will feature state and local government officials and leaders from various professions, including law, medical, nursing, education, social work and communications, who will take part in a series of presentations on the opioid crisis’ impact on Connecticut, what first responders are seeing in the field, and the treatment options that are available to those who are addicted.

Quinnipiac University medical student selected for Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship

Karimy – the first student selected from Quinnipiac’s five-year-old medical school – was among 66 students who received the 2018 HMMI Fellowship that provides $43,000 in grant support.

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University to host information session for prospective students on June 9

During the information session, prospective students will receive information about the admissions process, hear from current medical students about their experiences at Netter, learn about the curriculum and clinical training opportunities and tour the school.

Fasano, Lawmakers Call for Public Hearing, Full Transparency on State’s Inmate Medical Care Failures

In recent months, a pattern of cases has come to light in which inmates in the state’s correction department were reportedly not provided proper medical care.

Sen. Fasano, Rep. Yaccarino Raise Awareness at the 2018 Rare Disease Day at the State Capitol

Sen. Fasano and Rep. Yaccarino are both long-time advocates for individuals who suffer from rare diseases and have worked on legislation to raise awareness and help people access treatment and research.

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University Expands Research Capabilities with $2 Million State-of-the-Art Lab

The 6,000-square-foot laboratory is a model facility with sophisticated equipment for mammalian cell and microbial culture, analysis of biological materials including DNA, RNA, and proteins, and confocal microscopy of biological tissues.

North Haven Resident Recognized for Establishing First Annual Day of Awareness in the Country for Rare Bone Disorder

In 2016, LaPrade began the process of sharing her story with lawmakers at the State Capitol. This summer, the day of awareness was made official with the passage and signage of Public Act 17-204.

North Haven Woman Helps Connecticut Establish Annual Awareness Day for Rare Bone Condition

In 2016, LaPrade began the process of sharing her story with lawmakers at the State Capitol. This summer, the day of awareness was made official with the passage and signage of Public Act 17-204.

Mohegan Tribe Chief Lynn Malerba to discuss Indian health issues at Quinnipiac University School of Nursing program on Dec. 5

Malerba became the 18th chief and first female chief of the Mohegan Tribe in 2010. The position is a lifetime appointment made by the Tribe’s Council of Elders.

Quinnipiac University School of Medicine to host symposium on ‘The Role of the Community Health Worker’ on Nov. 2

During the program, health care executives and front-line health practitioners will describe the role of community health workers in the delivery of patient-centered medical care and address their challenges and concerns.

Quinnipiac University experts to present case study on fatigue Oct. 17

They will discuss a case that focuses on the symptoms of fatigue, cases of chronic fatigue syndrome, the impact of chronic fatigue syndrome on all aspects of daily life and how an interprofessional team approach may improve patient outcomes and quality of life.