Category: Health & Fitness

Quinnipiac University students raise more than $200,000 to benefit Connecticut Children’s Medical

Quinnipiac University students danced their hearts out over the weekend and raised more than $200,000 for the patients and families at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at this year’s QTHON dance marathon.

COVID-19 Update and Vaccination Roll Out

Many of you have reached out to me recently with various questions regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and eligibility, so I wanted to provide you with the following update.

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine to host annual Rare Disease Day symposium on Feb. 27

Rare Disease Day is a global event that serves to raise awareness of more than 7,000 identified rare diseases.

Dr. Reginald J. Eadie

Quinnipiac University School of Nursing implements program to help senior citizens during the pandemic

The goal of GOP is to mobilize health profession students to provide support to vulnerable older adults who have been isolated as a result of the closure of senior centers, like Sullivan, and social distancing practices resulting from COVID-19.

Marna P. Borgstrom, CEO of Yale New Haven Health System, Dr. Reginald Eadie, president and CEO of Trinity Health Of New England, Jeffrey Flaks, president and CEO of Hartford HealthCare, and Dr. John M. Murphy, president and CEO of Nuvance Health, will discuss “Beyond the Coronavirus Crisis: Change, Innovation, Leadership, Success,” with Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian on Oct. 1.

Connecticut’s leading health care executives, Gov. Ned Lamont to discuss ‘Beyond the Coronavirus Crisis: Change, Innovation, Leadership, Success,’ at Quinnipiac University webinar

The top executives from the four largest health care providers in the state and Gov. Ned Lamont will discuss “Beyond the Coronavirus Crisis: Change, Innovation, Leadership, Success.”

Local physician assistant students at Quinnipiac University selected as Urban Service Track scholars

The scholars gain valuable exposure to the complex and challenging issues of health care in the inner city, and a strong mentorship component supports the scholars as they navigate their own personal and professional development.

Jennifer Gerarda Brown, dean of the School of Law at Quinnipiac University, will host the discussion, “The Future of Food: How Covid-19 is Influencing What, Where, and How People Eat,” with Jack Hitt, an acclaimed author and food writer, and Betsy McLaughlin, a businesswoman and board member for Veggie Grill, at noon on Thursday, Aug. 20.

Experts to discuss ‘The Future of Food: How Covid-19 is Influencing What, Where, and How People Eat’ at Quinnipiac University webinar

Jack Hitt, an acclaimed author and food writer, and Betsy McLaughlin, a businesswoman and board member for Veggie Grill, will discuss, “The Future of Food: How Covid-19 is Influencing What, Where, and How People Eat,” with

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.