Category: Health & Fitness

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine formally welcomed its 10th class, the Class of 2026, at its annual White Coat Ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the People’s United Center on the York Hill Campus.

Quinnipiac University’s newest medical students urged to seek opportunities that enhance knowledge to better treat patients

In a new ritual at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, all 94 members of the Class of 2026 stepped up to a lectern and stated their name and hometown, eliciting cheers from family and friends gathered to witness the traditional White Coat Ceremony.

Quinnipiac University to host overnight camp for children with limb loss or differences and their families

Camp No Limits aims to increase the functional independence of children living with limb loss or differences.

Quinnipiac University to offer free mental health and resiliency training for emergency medical services personnel June 25-30

The training will be open to 100 front-line personnel, first-line supervisors and mental health trauma response teams to help them recognize and respond to significant events in EMS.

Quinnipiac University to launch ‘Bobcat Stride’ outdoor community walking program for senior citizens

The program, which is free and open to members of the public 50 years of age and over, will be open weekdays during daylight hours through the month of August.

Rep. Yaccarino Co-Sponsors Children’s Mental Health Legislation

The wide-ranging legislation aims to address the youth mental health crisis and support children and families by growing the behavioral health workforce, expanding treatment facilities, and increasing insurance coverage for mental health services.

Rep. Yaccarino Co-Sponsors Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis

Bill Would Implement Pilot Peer Navigator Program

300 Expected at the Denise D’Ascenzo Foundation’s Inaugural Walk to Cure Rare Diseases

Register Online to Walk on Saturday, April 30 at Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University to launch, “Bobcat Stride” community walking program for senior citizens on Feb. 23

Quinnipiac’s Age Friendly University Committee has helped map out a safe walking route on the second floor of the Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences building. Each loop is a quarter mile.

Dr. Jerry R. Mendell and Kelly Lehman

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University to hold annual Rare Disease Day Symposium on Feb. 25

Two medical experts will discuss “Gene Therapy: The Future is Now” at the annual Rare Disease Day Symposium at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, 370 Bassett Road, from 1-5 p.m. on Friday,

Free Covid-19 Test Kits and Helpful Tax Season Information

The federal government recently announced the launch of a website allowing households across Connecticut and the country to order free COVID-19 rapid tests for delivery.

Quinnipiac University’s School of Medicine to host Dermatology in Education, Research and Medicine (D.E.R.M) conference, ‘Dermatology in Historically Marginalized Populations,’ on Nov. 12

The conference, which is funded by Netter’s Inclusion and Diversity Council, will focus primarily on healthcare disparities in dermatology. The panelists are Dr. Alaina James, Dr. Brett Sloan, and Dr. Roxana Daneshjou.

Experts to discuss ‘COVID-19 Vaccines: Empowering Our Communities and Informing Your Decisions V’ at Quinnipiac University webinar

A diverse group of experts will take part in a question-and-answer session and panel discussion, “COVID-19 Vaccines: Empowering Our Communities and Informing Your Decisions V,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2.