Updates for Faculty & Staff

NYIT Announces New VP

Sep 16 2014

Wolfgang Gilliar, Patricia Chute, and Jerry Balentine

PICTURED: Left to right: Wolfgang Gilliar, D.O., dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Patricia Chute, Ed.D., dean of the School of Health Professions, and Jerry Balentine, D.O., NYIT's new vice president for medical affairs and global health.

NYIT has named Jerry Balentine, D.O., to the new position of vice president for medical affairs and global health. Balentine, currently executive vice president for the St. Barnabas Health Care System, will assume the position effective Nov. 1. He will oversee the College of Osteopathic Medicine, led by Dean Wolfgang Gilliar, D.O., and the School of Health Professions, led by Patricia Chute Ed.D., as well as NYIT's medical clinics in Old Westbury, Central Islip, and Uniondale. Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., NYIT vice president for health sciences and medical affairs, will continue to direct NYIT's national health policy leadership programs and lead the planning and implementation of an additional site of NYITCOM at Arkansas State University.

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View NYIT’s 2014-2015 Catalog

Sep 16 2014

View NYIT’s 2014-2015 Catalog

The NYIT 2014-2015 Catalog is live at nyit.edu/catalog. Please reference this searchable website for all curriculum and other degree information. You can find a link to the NYIT Catalog from nyit.edu and through the home page's "Quick Links."

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Faculty and Staff Accomplishments and News

Sep 16 2014

Faculty and Staff Accomplishments and News Read about Pamela Treister and B. Suzy Diggle-Fox's poster presentations at a Nursing Education Conference; Hui-Yin Hsu and Shiang-Kwei Wang's multidisciplinary education session at the annual convention of the Chinese American Academic and Professional Society; Patty Wongpakdee's book ...more

Meet Gina Arms

Sep 16 2014

Meet Gina Arms She is NYIT's new director of procurement in the Office of Financial Affairs. Originally from Colorado, Arms is an avid runner who enjoys spending time with family and volunteering for good causes ...more

Upcoming Events

Sep 15 2014

Upcoming Events Attend the NYIT Cybersecurity Career Panel and Info Session, Library Tour and Workshops, NSF Grant Opportunities Seminar, Interdisciplinary Design-Medical and Health Affairs Presentation, TIAA-CREF Appointments, TEDxNYIT ...more

R.S.V.P. for Provost/Faculty Events

Sep 15 2014

R.S.V.P. for Provost/Faculty Events Join Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs, at upcoming fall 2014 events. View the lineup ...more

NIH Awards Research Grant to Medical Researcher

Sep 11 2014

NIH Awards Research Grant to Medical Researcher Congratulations to Qiangrong Liang, Ph.D., recipient of a $431,700 grant from the National Institutes of Health. He is an associate professor in the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and will use the grant to advance his research into the beneficial effects of reduced caloric intake on heart function. ...more

Faculty/Staff Profiles
Gina Arms Gina Arms
Director, Procurement Services
Office: Financial Affairs
Campus: Old Westbury
Karen Vahey Karen Vahey
Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid
Office: Enrollment
Campus: Old Westbury