Category: Health & Fitness

Delilah Dominguez

Quinnipiac University student selected national Student of the Year by the American Academy of Physician Assistants

The award recognizes her academic achievement, her professional development as a two-term member of the AAPA’s House of Delegates and a deep commitment to helping others.

Quinnipiac University receives $25,000 grant as part of course medical student developed to help colleagues improve care for patients with disabilities

The four-week course enables Netter students to engage with individuals of various age groups and disability types in community-based settings, increasing their knowledge, skills and comfort in caring for individuals with IDD.

Jennifer Hansen, a second-year medical student at Quinnipiac University, sews a homemade mask as part of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine's initiative to craft masks for clinicians and staff on the front lines across Connecticut.

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine makes face masks for Connecticut healthcare workers

Although there is no estimate of how many masks may be produced, Jenusaitis said he would not be surprised if they end up making and sending thousands.

Dave Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino In Favor of Price Caps on Insulin

If passed, Connecticut will be one of the first states nationwide to regulate the cost of insulin.

Yaccarino Promotes Awareness of Rare Diseases

Throughout his tenure in the legislature, Yaccarino has championed on behalf of those impacted by rare diseases, more than 60 percent of whom are children.

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter School of Medicine to host its annual Rare Disease Day symposium on Feb. 28

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

Dr. Dan Bausch, director of the United Kingdom Public Health Rapid Support Team.

Director of the United Kingdom’s Public Health Rapid Support Team to discuss global outbreak response Jan. 24 at Quinnipiac University

Bausch is trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases, tropical medicine and public health.

Alicia Giaimo, right, clinical associate professor of diagnostic imaging and program director of radiologic sciences at Quinnipiac University, instructs students, from left, Erin Lowkes, Ariana DiPietrantonio and Allison Keenan. They were part of a Quinnipiac team that recently examined human skeletal remains believed to be from the first of three Revolutionary War soldiers. (John Hassett/Quinnipiac University).

Quinnipiac University faculty and students begin examining skeletal remains of what are believed to be Revolutionary War soldiers

The three men are believed to have taken part in the first Revolutionary War battle in Connecticut in 1777 that included Brigadier General Benedict Arnold, then on the side of the Americans.

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.

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.