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  • Spotlight on: Amy Amell, RN, Noyes Memorial Hospital

    Tuesday, August 11, 2020 — Amy Amell, an RN at Noyes Memorial Hospital’s 8-bed ICU, knew she wanted a career where she could take care of people. The Hornell resident, who grew up in the small, rural town of Arkport, also knew she wanted to live and practice nursing in a ...

  • Spotlight on: Casey Renno, RN, BS, Med/Surg Charge Nurse, Noyes Memorial Hospital

    Tuesday, August 11, 2020 — When Casey Renno, RN, BSN, med/surg charge nurse at Noyes Memorial Hospital, was a child she spent a lot of time in hospitals because her brother was born with a rare disease. “I was always around nurses as a young girl,” she said. “They helped ...

  • Commentary: Parallels between HIV, COVID-19 Reflect Persisting Health and Social Inequalities

    Tuesday, July 28, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting communities of color, not because of biological factors, but because of deeply rooted social and economic inequalities, and that is reminiscent of the HIV epidemic, says a commentary in the ...

  • Spotlight on: Yachica Johnson, LPN, UR Medicine Home Care

    Tuesday, June 23, 2020 — As a young girl Yachica Johnson, LPN, developed a passion for helping others as her family cared for her grandmother with health issues. For the past 23 years she has worked in area nursing homes and for home care agencies. Since 2016, she has ...

  • Spotlight on: Kaydean Harris, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, nurse practitioner Thompson Health Urgent Care, SON faculty member

    Monday, June 22, 2020 — “My decision to become a nurse goes back to my years in college,” said Kaydean Harris. “I always knew I wanted to be in the health care field because I had a passion for caring for others. But I wasn’t sure where I fit in. I chose the University ...