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Meet the Doctors

New York Medical College (NYMC) hosts a series of public health lectures with nationally and internationally renowned experts from the faculty at NYMC. The series provides a place for area residents to hear from health care professionals on subjects ranging from Zika, concussions, Autism, family caregiving and the effects of substance abuse in minors. 


 

Previous events:


March 20, 2017:
"Heart Health: What Every Woman Needs to Know"

Tanya Dutta, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, NYMC School of Medicine


May 17, 2016:
"The Children's Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley: Helping Children and their Families Manage Asthma"

    Amy Ansehl, DNP, FNP-BC
Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Public Health Practice, School of Health Sciences and Practice 
Director of Community Education and Outreach, Children's Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley
     
  Agnes Banquet, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College
Assistant Director, Children's Environmental health Center of the Hudson Valley


February 24, 2016:
"Teenage Alcohol and Marijuana Use: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed?"

    Marcia Nackenson, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Adolescent Medicine
New York Medical College
     
  Colleen Griffin Wagner
Pleasantville STRONG, Steering Committee
Village of Pleasantville, Board of Trustees


November 23, 2015:
"Concussions in Youth Sports"

    Robert W. Amler, M.D.
Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice
Professor of Pediatrics
New York Medical College
     
  Mark S. Herceg, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Commissioner of Mental Health, Westchester County, NY
Chair, Westchester Concussion Task Force


June 30, 2015:
"Vaccines: What Every Parent Needs to Know"

    Robert W. Amler, M.D.
Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice
Vice President for Government Affairs and Professor of Pediatrics
New York Medical College
     
  Vicki Iannotti, M.D.
Associate Chief of General Pediatrics and Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College


March 24, 2015:
"Speech, Language, and Feeding Milestones: What to Know and When to Worry"

    Kathleen Franklin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Chair and Associate Professor of Clinical Speech-Language Pathology, School of Health Sciences and Practice
     
    Kathleen Kaiser, M.S., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Speech-Language Pathology, School of Health Sciences and Practice
     
  Barbara J. Leader, M.A., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Speech-Language Pathology, School of Health Sciences and Practice
     
  Lisa A. Velella, M.A., CCC-SLP
Lecturer, School of Health Sciences and Practice


January 20, 2015: "Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders: How Early Can We Diagnose and How Sure Can We Be?"

    Patricia O. Towle, M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences, School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Center on Disability and Health, School of Health Sciences and Practice


December 2, 2014:
"Reversing Midlife Weight Gain: From Conversations to Clinical Trials"

    Harriette Mogul, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of Research
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
New York Medical College