Two Quinnipiac University students from Orange and Milford were among 72 students and four faculty members were recently inducted into Alpha Eta, the health science honor society, during a ceremony on the North Haven Campus.
The following students from Connecticut were inducted:
Physician Assistant: Julia Vanasse, Goshen.
Biomedical Science/Microbiology: Kathryn Fournier, Plainfield; Kristina D’Agostino, Hamden; and Valeriya Pozdnyakova, Milford.
Physical Therapy, Undergraduate: Jessica Goralski, Plantsville; Lilian Herman, Southington; and Miranda Zygmunt, Seymour.
Health Science Studies: Thomas Coman, Portland; Darcy Firebaugh, Middletown; Elizabeth Marino, Orange; Cara Valenti, Wolcott; and Matthew Warner, Fairfield.
Radiologic Science: Michael Santangelo, Fairfield.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Sara Giangrande, Essex; and Samantha Percoski, Somers.
The 2017 faculty inductees were Johanna D’Addario, physician assistant, of Farmington; Christian Eggers, biomedical sciences, of Southington; Alicia Giaimo, radiological sciences, of Branford; and Katherine S. Harris, physical therapy, of North Haven.
Alpha Eta was founded in 1973 with the purpose of recognizing scholarship in allied health students. It was formed in conjunction with the American Society of Allied Health Professionals at Emory University in Atlanta.
Students inducted into the society must exhibit superior academic performance in the field of health science and in overall academic performance. The society offers students opportunities to network with other health science professionals.