Posts filed under "Health"

A Humbling Experience: Lisa Giarda Receives Distinguished Faculty Award

At the Faculty Luncheon on July 13, Lisa Giarda of the School of Health Sciences was recognized as a Distinguished Faculty Award... [read more]

Dr. Barbara Pieper Appointed to Lead School of Health Sciences at Excelsior College

Excelsior College has appointed Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN dean of the School of Health Sciences. She replaces Dr. Laurie Carbo-Porter, who recently... [read more]

Learning Human Anatomy Online

Ever wonder how an online school teaches anatomy and physiology without dissections and hands-on explorations? They don’t. They provide a lab in... [read more]

Excelsior Faculty Members Pen PTSD Article for FRA Today Magazine

Excelsior College’s School of Health Sciences Faculty Program Director, Anna Zendell, Ph.D.,M.S.W. and Adjunct Faculty, Rosemary McDonald, L.M.W. co-wrote an article about PTSD... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Earning multiple degrees, graduate now helps others as an intern instructor

Magda Maria Sfeir-Monroe is a 2016 Excelsior College graduate. Originally from Utica, New York and now residing in Albany, New York, she... [read more]

Laurie Carbo-Porter named acting dean, School of Health Sciences at Excelsior College

Laurie Carbo-Porter, PhD, RN has assumed the role of acting dean of the School of Health Sciences at Excelsior College, the private,... [read more]

Upcoming: ‘The Nyquist Leadership Series: Strengthening Communities by Bridging Health and Economic Development’

The Nyquist Leadership Series explores New York State’s most pressing contemporary challenges through the eyes of its most prominent government, education, and... [read more]

Excelsior College School of Health Sciences launches Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree, scholarship

Excelsior College, leading nonprofit, distance learning institution based in Albany, New York, today announced the launch of a Bachelor of Science in... [read more]

School of Health Sciences introduces “discovery learning”

Excelsior College recently introduced the first hands-on lab for the School of Health Sciences. As of August 2015, the College now offers... [read more]

Not all wounds are visible

Post-traumatic stress can strike anyone after a life-threatening event, but it is what you do next that can make a difference. The... [read more]

Stress awareness: Manage stress before it manages you (part 2)

  The holidays can be a stressful time. Do you know your triggers and how to manage stress? Anna Zendell, PhD, MSW,... [read more]

Health & Wellness Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond (Part 2)

Pets bring people more than companionship. They enhance physical, psychological, and emotional health and wellness. Anna Zendell, PhD, MSW, program director at... [read more]

Health & Wellness Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond

The human-animal bond can enhance physical, psychological, and emotional health and wellness. Today more than 43,000,000 households own a dog and 36,000,000... [read more]

Breast Cancer Awareness is Not Just for Women

The Excelsior College Wellness Committee holds events annually to create awareness and educate staff on health issues and prevention. On October 28,... [read more]

Commentary: What Would Happen if Ebola Virus Spread to the U.S.?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on August 7, 2014 following the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. Dr. Rena Jones, a... [read more]

National Suicide Prevention Week 2014: Dr. Joseph Hunter on the VA’s ‘Operation Save’

Sunday, September 8, marked the start of National Suicide Prevention Week, sponsored by the American Association of Suicidology. The awareness campaign runs... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Laurie Herrera Demonstrates It’s Never Too Late to Learn

On July 11, Excelsior College will host its annual Commencement ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New York. With ‘Commencement Stories’,... [read more]

Men’s Health Month: Hope After a Cancer Prognosis

Ron Milos is the editor for Excelsior College’s digital engagement services team. Last year, he was diagnosed with stage four cancer and... [read more]

Photo Slideshow: Health Care Reform Event at Excelsior College

Were you seen? Photos from “Health Care Reform: Impact on Nursing Practice and Education” at Excelsior College, a daylong set of presentations for... [read more]

Stress Awareness Month: Manage Stress Before It Manages You

April is Stress Awareness Month and, at some point, stress affects most of us. It can lead to a wide variety of... [read more]