Category: Health & Fitness

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.

Quinnipiac University to welcome new cohort of accelerated nursing students

The hybrid accelerated BSN program, which will start in January and enroll 24-32 students, is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in another discipline who are interested in pursuing nursing as a second bachelor’s degree.

Jeremy Fridling, a 2021 graduate of Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine.

Quinnipiac University medical school graduate earns national award for work on Stop the Bleed campaign

The Excellence in Public Health Award is a national award that recognizes medical students who are public health champions.

Quinnipiac University’s simulation program has been granted accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).

Quinnipiac University healthcare simulation program granted prestigious accreditation

Quinnipiac’s simulation program in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven Campus received accreditation in the area of teaching/education.

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.