Rep. Yaccarino and Sen. Fasano to Host Suicide Prevention Training in North Haven

QPR training deals with the prevention of suicide by teaching ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency and how to get a person at risk the help they need.

Janelle Chiasera, dean of the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University. Photo by Autumn Driscoll of Quinnipiac University.

Janelle Chiasera of North Haven appointed dean of the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University

Chiasera is a leader in her profession and currently serves as a regional director for the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS).

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne. Photo by Sean Berry.

Travis Mills, veteran and quadruple amputee, to share his story of courage and inspiration Nov. 5 at Quinnipiac University

Mills lost portions of both his arms and legs in 2012 when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off while he was on patrol during his third tour of duty in Afghanistan.

Quinnipiac University to host two information sessions for prospective graduate students Nov. 2

Both sessions will include an overview of graduate admissions and financial aid.

Laima Karosas, PhD, MSN, chair of graduate nursing programs at Quinnipiac University and president of the Connecticut APRN Society. Photo courtesy of Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University School of Nursing to host legislative breakfast on Oct. 19

Attendees also can participate in two workshops at the event.

Senator Len Fasano, Radiological Society of CT (RSC) President, Dr. David Klein, and RSC Legislative Chair, Dr. Thomas Farquhar.

Connecticut Radiologists Honor Senator Fasano

Sen. Fasano has played a leading role in passing legislation that expands the range of breast cancer screenings that are available to patients and that ensures patient safety comes first in limiting radiation for imaging tests such as a CT Scan or MRI.

Reps. Candelora, Yaccarino, Fishbein and Senator Fasano to Host Business Forum in Wallingford

The legislators will discuss important pieces of legislation that came before the General Assembly this year, including topics such as the state’s new paid family medical leave program, an increase to the minimum wage and changes to the pass-through entity tax.

Alan Murray, CEO of Fortune magazine. Contributed photo.

Fortune magazine CEO Alan Murray to discuss ‘The Death of Truth’ on Oct. 25 at Quinnipiac University

Murray will discuss the growing misinformation surrounding journalism and how the industry can respond to this challenge.

Rep. Dave Yaccarino Attends Event to Help Veterans in Need

“Stand Down 2019” was held at the State Veterans home campus in Rocky Hill where more than 200,000 veterans in were eligible to participate in the event free of charge as long as they were able to provide proof of their veteran or military status.

From left to right in the attached photo are Quinnipiac University medical students Claire Barton of Hamden, Allison Cammisa of White Plains, New York, Elizabeth George of New Haven and Kyra Ray of New Haven. They accepted the American Academy of Family Physicians’ 2019 Program of Excellence award on behalf of the Family Medicine Interest Group at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Contributed photo.

American Academy of Family Physicians recognizes Quinnipiac University’s Family Medicine Interest Group as ‘A Program of Excellence’

Quinnipiac’s FMIG was one of 19 to win the 2019 Program of Excellence Award for its exemplary efforts to grow and support interest in family medicine.

Democrat “Meals Tax” Will Put 7.35% New Tax on Long List of Groceries Never Taxed Before, According to DRS

The tax will apply to not only prepared meals such as sandwiches, deli salads, pizza and hot buffet items, but also containers of lettuce, small packages of snacks, loose baked goods, wrapped salads, small servings of ice cream, and meal replacement bars.

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