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Journal of the American Geriatrics Society publishes DYC Physician Assistant alumnae co-authored article

Buffalo, New York – April 19, 2013 – An article in the Jan. 2013 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society about monitoring gastrointestinal infections among residents of nursing homes was co-authored by D'Youville College alumnae, Marisa Vallone, Sara Russell, and Beth Sackett. The research for the article, titled "Surveillance for Clostridium Difficile Infection in Nursing Homes," was conducted while they were students, as part of the requirement for the completion of their Physician Assistant degrees at D'Youville College.

Vallone, Russell and Sackett are graduates of the Class of 2011.

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