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Alumni
Oct 28, 2020

Theresa Haley ‘86 Prepares and Protects VA Hospital

VA infection preventionist and former volleyball student-athlete keeps patients, staff safe.

Alumni
Oct 14, 2020

Alumni Nurses Featured on 'Today Show'

Nurses Andrew Graham '08 and Valerie Lucas '14 were part of the "heroic team" who treated their colleague at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Alumni
Oct 07, 2020

Ledetsch Adjusts on the Fly, Helps Long Island Block Back COVID-19

A former volleyball standout battles pandemic amid unprecedented circumstances outside New York City.

Alumni
Sep 21, 2020

Kelly Loughlin '14 Blocks COVID-19 Spread in Honolulu

A former Scranton volleyball standout fights the pandemic in Hawaii.

Alumni
Sep 01, 2020

Chemistry Alumna Co-authors Study on COVID-19

Karolyn Teufel, M.D. '98 coauthored a study alongside other George Washington University researchers. The team found five biomarkers associated with higher odds of clinical deterioration and death in COVID-19 patients.

Alumni
Aug 05, 2020

Infectious Disease Expert Discusses Outbreaks, Responses and Covid-19

Col. James Cummings, M.D. ’88, H’15, president of ICON Government and Public Health Solutions, Inc., discusses COVID-19.

Alumni
Jul 14, 2020

Alumna CIO Discusses Innovation in the Time of COVID

In a recent interview with HealthLeaders, Karen Murphy, Ph.D., RN '91 discussed how Geisinger and the Steele Institute pivoted to respond to COVID-19. 

Alumni
Jun 04, 2020

Expert in Emerging Special Pathogens Responds to Pandemic

Alex Isakov, M.D., MPH ’87, no stranger to emerging special pathogens in his career, engages daily with inter-disciplinary teams that are forging Emory University’s response to the pandemic.

Alumni
Jun 03, 2020

Danielle Healey, RN '11 Returns to Work after COVID

Danielle Healy '11 is an RN at Yale New Haven Hospital in the Perioperative Services Adult Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) who tested positive for COVID-19 on April 2. Her mom, sister, niece and husband also contracted the virus. 

Alumni
Jun 02, 2020

Slideshow: Meet More Royal Responders

Alumni continue to respond to the pandemic. Meet some of our Royal Responders in this slideshow.

General
May 29, 2020

PCPS Newsletter: To the Class of 2020

The Panuska College of Professional Studies shares its biweekly newsletter featuring stories of those who answer the "call to care" during the COVID-19 crisis. You can read the entire May 29 issue here.

Alumni
May 27, 2020

Eileen Parinisi Dimond '85: The Role of National Cancer Institute During the Pandemic

"NCI doesn’t stop even when a pandemic hits the globe. Our mission in cancer research continues and, in fact, NCI has been tapped to use its unique resources and breadth of experience to address aspects of the pandemic," said Dimond.

Alumni
May 27, 2020

Maura Regan ‘13 G’14 Named New York Post's Hero of the Day

Maura Regan ‘13 G’14, an Acute Care Occupational Therapist at NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation, is guiding COVID-19 survivors through their post-ventilator recoveries. She was named New York Post's "Hero of the Day" on May 26, 2020.

Alumni
May 19, 2020

Nursing Alumnae Connect at One NYC Hospital

While most are keeping their distance during the pandemic, three Scranton alumnae remain in close proximity to one another in New York City. 

General
May 15, 2020

PCPS Newsletter: 'Be the Helpers, Look for the Helpers'

The Panuska College of Professional Studies has created a biweekly newsletter to share the stories of those who answer the "call to care" during the COVID-19 crisis. You can read the entire May 15 issue here.

Alumni
May 11, 2020

Reunion is Postponed. Friendship is not Canceled.

Freshman year roommates James Kompany '95 and Dr. Vince Carsillo '95, who are both navigating unfamiliar territory during the pandemic, will miss reconnecting this summer at Reunion. But they are reminded of what Scranton gave them.

Alumni
May 05, 2020

Nurses Day: Collection of Stories

It's Nurses Day. We value the hard work of our RoyalRNs every day, but today, this year, we want to send them a special thank you. We have gathered some of our recent Royals Respond stories featuring nurses below. 

General
May 01, 2020

PCPS Community Comes Together

The Panuska College of Professional Studies has created a biweekly newsletter to share the stories of those who answer the "call to care" during the COVID-19 crisis. You can read the entire May 1 issue here.

Alumni
May 01, 2020

Alumna Establishes Meals for Medics in Scranton

Alyssa Muchisky '16, a medical school student, established Meals for Medics to donate hot meals to local health care workers.

Alumni
Apr 30, 2020

‘We are all Vulnerable’: Palliative Care during COVID

Palliative care doctors and administrators use technology and community support to help patients and their families.

Student
Apr 30, 2020

Staff ‘Check-in' Calls Show Strength of Community

Abigail Corrigan ’21 reports on how staff "check-in" calls reflect the strength of the University community.

Alumni
Apr 24, 2020

Slideshow: Meet Some of our Royal Responders

Meet some of our Royal Responders in this slideshow.

Alumni
Apr 24, 2020

Ask the Expert: Kelly Sarti Wroblewski ‘02

Hear from Kelly Sarti Wroblewski ‘02, director of infectious disease programs for the Association of Public Health Laboratories, about the COVID-19 testing landscape.

Staff
Apr 21, 2020

Video: Maria Vital G’11 Thanks Health Care Providers

Maria Vital G’11, operations manager of the Leahy Clinic, thanks health care providers.

General
Apr 17, 2020

PCPS Students, Faculty and Alumni Respond

The Panuska College of Professional Studies has created a biweekly newsletter to share the stories of those who answer the "call to care" during the COVID-19 crisis. You can read the entire April 17 issue here.

Alumni
Apr 16, 2020

Colonel Richard H. Breen, Jr. ’77: A New Mission

Colonel (R) Richard H. Breen, Jr. ’77, director of Strategic Communications for the Military Health System, guides his team through COVID-19. He talks about the challenges of his new normal, here.

Alumni
Apr 16, 2020

Something Found in COVID-19: Human Moments

Jack Lynch '83 writes about his experience during the COVID-19 crisis as president and CEO of Main Line Health.

Faculty
Apr 15, 2020

Professor Puts Hobby to Good Use

Professor turns to hobby to answer call for cloth masks needed for Covid-19 pandemic responders.

Alumni
Apr 11, 2020

A Family Fundraising Effort from Behind the Frontlines

The work of Melissa Schnipp ’96, site finance controller at Hackensack Meridian Health’s Palisades Medical Center, inspires her 10-year-old son to get involved in the fight against COVID-19.

General
Apr 09, 2020

Nursing Department Thanks Alumni RoyalRNs

The University of Scranton's Nursing Department thanks all the alumni RoyalRNs out in the world doing work to combat COVID-19 in this video tribute.

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