PA Students Participate in Pioneering COVID-19 Study As Rutgers University researchers launch an important clinical study tracing the spread and consequences of COVID-19 in healthcare workers and non-healthcare workers, Rutgers School of Health Professions Physician Assistant students are working right alongside them. The viral outbreak sidelined PA students from their clinical rotations, leaving some [...]
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Survey of NJ Mental Health Provider Challenges and Adaptations to COVID-19 Pandemic April 8, 2020 Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Counseling Professions Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Research Tower 675 Hoes Lane West, 8th Floor Piscataway, NJ 08854 April 8, 2020 Rutgers School of Health Professions conducted an open-ended, online survey to identify the [...]
Unsung Warriors: Medical Lab Scientists Who Are Fighting Covid-19 They are the hidden heroes in the COVID-19 pandemic – the medical laboratory scientists who work behind the scenes battling the viral outbreak. Like detectives seeking a suspect, they search for evidence of the novel corona virus in swabbed body fluids. Wearing layers of protective [...]
Student Puts Hobby to Use Making 3D Masks From his home, Joseph Rodriguez is helping to fight the corona virus. The Rutgers School of Health Professions cardiovascular sonography student is using his collection of 3D printers to make plastic face shields to protect hospital workers from infection. “My clinical rotation was postponed [...]
Providing Disaster Response Counseling at a COVID-19 Testing Site For 20 years, Dawn Reinhardt-Wood has served on her county’s disaster response crisis counseling team - during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Hurricane Sandy, and episodes of school violence and suicide - but she never experienced anything like the COVID-19 pandemic. “In this [...]
Scholarship Winner Advocates for Greater Role for PAs in Health Care Second-year Physician Assistant student Molly deButts not only wants to practice medicine, she wants to further the relatively young profession. She has organized fellow students to lobby for Medicare to ease restrictions requiring supervising practitioners to re-document work by PA students [...]