From the monthly archives: December 2022

Dr. Marissa Barrera, director of the Katz School’s M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, provided over 400 registered dietitians and nutritionists (RDN) expert training in how to screen for swallowing disorders—a condition known as dysphagia—during the Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in October.

The screening process for swallowing difficulties has only recently become a […]

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New York City traffic jams tend to begin with clusters of tie-ups within a network of streets before expanding rapidly and chaotically to surrounding areas, according to a paper published by two professors in the Katz School’s M.A. in Physics.

In the paper, “Cascading Traffic Jamming in a Two-Dimensional Motter and Lai Model,” […]

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A recently published chapter on Abuse and Violence Prevention by Thomas Balga, clinical assistant professor in the Katz School’s M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, offers clinicians a guide for the comprehensive and compassionate care of the 3 million children who are victims of abuse each year.

The federal Centers for Disease Control estimates that […]

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Two recent Katz School graduates drew enthusiastic praise for a marketing plan they developed to help launch Piggy, a mobile content creation app, as part of their student capstone project.

Abagail Berkowitz and Joseph Hafez, both of whom graduated this year with an M.S. in Digital Marketing and Media, were tasked with helping […]

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Fatigue plays a significant role in how people with Multiple Sclerosis and their clinicians perceive and identify cognitive difficulties, according to a recently published paper co-authored by Dr. Marissa Barrera, assistant dean of health sciences and director of the Katz School’s M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology.

Fatigue dictates a patient’s perception of cognitive difficulties, whereas […]

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