This fall, Torchia will enter Yale’s physician assistant graduate program. She credits Northeastern’s experiential learning opportunities with preparing her for the program’s rigorous curriculum and with giving her a distinct advantage. “I will be entering my program as one of the youngest, if not the youngest, student because my co-ops have given me more than enough (clinical) hours and experience without needing to take a gap year.”
Graduate student Jaclene Forlano sought to find the perfect pacifier. Not just one with a stuffed animal hanging from it to entertain infants, but one that can help pre-term infants […]
The ninth annual Bouvé Health Fair and Flu Clinic will offer a range of health services and information to Northeastern students, faculty, and staff.
Northeastern drug policy expert Leo Beletsky described the federal government’s new Heroin Response Strategy, which looks to combat drug abuse through a public health approach, as a positive development, but added that there is still more work to be done.
Northeastern associate professor Jessica Hoffman and a team of researchers examined middle and high schools across the commonwealth following the implementation of a statewide nutrition bill. Their encouraging findings show the feasibility of making significant improvements in the competitive foods and beverages available in schools.
On Wednesday, university administrators and faculty members discussed the planned changes for employees’ medical plan options and pledged to improve communication in light of concerns that have arisen from the process.
Assistant professor of law and health sciences Leo Beletsky was tapped by the Bureau of Justice Assistance to lend his expertise in developing a new toolkit for law enforcement to help them prevent drug overdoses.
On Wednesday, Northeastern will host the annual Bouvé College of Health Sciences Health Fair and Flu Clinic, where students, faculty, and staff can get free flu vaccines, donate blood, and receive information about a range of health and wellness topics.
Social scientists and scholars from around the world are convening at Northeastern this week for the International Social Pharmacy Workshop, a four-day conference focused on the psychosocial aspects of medication use.
Alice Bonner, an associate professor of nursing at Northeastern and a national leader in Alzheimer’s disease care research, will lead the university’s efforts as part of an initiative aimed at providing more support services to people with Alzheimer’s and their families and raising awareness about the importance of early detection.
Since opening seven months ago, the Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences has helped prepare undergraduates for co-op and careers through practical diagnostic exercises.
Entrepreneurs looking to make an impact in the health sciences industry got advice on funding and networking opportunities from experts in a panel discussion last week at Northeastern.