Category: Health & Fitness

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.

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.

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Quinnipiac University to host summit on June 7 to report strategies and recommendations to address opioid crisis in Connecticut

Recommendations from law enforcement, counselors, city and town officials, medical professionals, criminal justice representatives and others will be reported during the day-long event.

Rep. Yaccarino Supports A Bill To Expand Workers Compensation for Mental Health Treatment

In order to qualify, individuals must have had the PTSD come as a direct result of a qualifying event that occurred in the line of duty, and not due to any intervening factor or other source of stress.

Fifty high school students from Hamden and New Haven visit Quinnipiac University to celebrate completion of Netter Health Professions Club

The club was sponsored by Quinnipiac’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine’s Health Career Pathways (HCP) program.

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Rep. Yaccarino Votes for Bill Cracking Down on the Sale of Fentanyl

s legislation classifies fentanyl as a narcotic substance. The penalties for manufacturing and selling narcotics except as authorized by law, typically involve mandatory prison time along with substantial fines.

Quinnipiac University’s health science programs will host a Health Fair for North Haven on May 4

The health fair is free and open to the public. It will feature a Narcan training sign-up, foot screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations, educational carnival games and a food truck.

Quinnipiac University to present free lecture, ‘Lifestyle Medicine: The Common Sense Solution to the Chronic Illness Epidemic,’ on Feb. 27

Saray Stancic, MD, founder of Stancic Health and Wellness, LLC, will discuss preventing, treating and managing chronic illness through lifestyle changes.

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University to host Rare Disease Day symposium Feb. 27

Rare Disease Day at Quinnipiac is a free event that provides an opportunity for patients, family members and researchers to share their stories and promote education, awareness and advocacy.

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host ‘Building Bridges and Finding Answers: The Opioid Crisis in Connecticut’

The summit will feature state and local government officials and leaders from various professions, including law, medical, nursing, education, social work and communications, who will take part in a series of presentations on the opioid crisis’ impact on Connecticut, what first responders are seeing in the field, and the treatment options that are available to those who are addicted.

Quinnipiac University medical student selected for Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship

Karimy – the first student selected from Quinnipiac’s five-year-old medical school – was among 66 students who received the 2018 HMMI Fellowship that provides $43,000 in grant support.

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University to host information session for prospective students on June 9

During the information session, prospective students will receive information about the admissions process, hear from current medical students about their experiences at Netter, learn about the curriculum and clinical training opportunities and tour the school.