NYIT School of Health Professions Dean Patricia Chute's blog, "My Patient, Your Patient, Our Patient" promotes the merits of interprofessional education for medical and health professions students. At NYIT, Chute is among several academic leaders who create case studies that allow medical and health professions students to collaborate on patient-centered care and to learn about ethics, teamwork, and communication. Read the blog in in The Huffington Post.
NYIT physical therapy students volunteered their skills to world-class athletes at the Yonex U.S. Badminton Open, June 16-21 at Suffolk Community College in Brentwood, N.Y. The tournament was a qualifying event for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
“The tournament allowed NYIT to showcase our highly successful, accredited D.P.T. (Doctor of Physical Therapy) program and faculty and students, and provided great exposure for the field of physical therapy in a unique setting,” said Department Chair Karen Friel, who accompanied the students with Assistant Professor Teri Ingenito and Associate Professor Veronica Southard. Read more on The Box news blog.