Latest Stories in June
NYU Study Eyes Pay-for-Performance for Hospitals
Jun 30, 2010
The planned nationwide implementation of institutional bonuses mandated under federal health care reform threatens to act as a “reverse Robin Hood,” potentially causing hospitals in less-advantaged regions to lose funds to health care facilities in more affluent areas of the country, according to a study published in the academic journal PLoS Medicine.
NYU Researchers Identify a Key Mechanism in the Brain’s Computation of Sound Location
Jun 29, 2010
NYU researchers have identified a mechanism the brain uses to help process sound localization. Their findings focus on how the brain computes the different arrival times of sound into each ear to estimate the location of its source.
W.H.O. Collaborating Center in Geriatric Nursing Education at New York University College of Nursing Celebrates 5-Year Partnership
Jun 24, 2010
The New York University College of Nursing celebrated the 5 year anniversary of its World Health Organization (W.H.O.) Collaborating Center with a symposium at the Manhattan Penthouse.
Dr. Terry Fulmer Presented Keynote Address at UCLA College of Nursing’s 2010 Graduation
Jun 24, 2010
On Saturday June 12, 2010, Terry Fulmer, Dean of NYU College of Nursing was the Keynote speaker at the UCLA School of Nursing’s graduation ceremony. Dean Fulmer addressed 240 students, proud families and friends. For 61 years, the UCLA School of Nursing has been educating nurses to care for patients in a variety of settings and specialties“These graduates are the leaders of tomorrow and the future of healthcare; I, along with the NYU College of Nursing, know they will exceed our expectations,” said Terry Fulmer, Dean of the NYU College of Nursing.
“GOALIE” Algorithm Explains How Biological Processes are Coordinated Over Time
Jun 23, 2010
Researchers at Virginia Tech, New York University, and Italy’s University of Milan have created a data mining algorithm they call GOALIE that can automatically reveal how biological processes are coordinated in time.
The Galveston Archive Project: Remembering the Past, Rebuilding the Present, and Showing the Way to a Brighter Future
Jun 22, 2010
NYU students spend a week in the classrooms working with the freshmen class of Ball Prep to help them move past the tragic experiences of Hurricane Ike and use the lessons learned to better themselves and their community.
Dr. Tara Cortes to Serve as Executive Director of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
Jun 22, 2010
New York University College of Nursing is pleased to announce the appointment of Tara Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN, as executive director of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing. Now in its 14th year, the Hartford Institute has become a global resource for best practices in nursing care of older adults. Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN, director since the Hartford Institute’s inception in 1996, will oversee national initiatives to improve geriatric nursing education and long term care. Professor Elizabeth C. Capezuti will direct practice and research initiatives. College of Nursing Dean Terry Fulmer will direct interdisciplinary initiatives.
NYU Abu Dhabi Announces Inaugural Class
Jun 21, 2010
NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) announced today that 150 students from 39 countries on six continents are expected to make up its first freshman class, which will begin studies this fall. The admissions process was highly competitive, and yielded a class with exceptional academic qualifications, with SAT scores that rank the school in the top six of US Universities.