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New Tick Found in Rockland

August 16, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNew York State Department of Health research scientists collaborated with researchers at Fordham University and at the Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center of New York Medical College to identify these ticks.

NYMC news: Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, D.O., M.P.H., DABFM, FAAFP, distinguished visiting professor in the Department of Public Health, division of Health Behavior and Community Health, Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center

Rockland County Times

New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Dr. Rifat Latifi Chair of Surgery

August 14, 2018

Rifat Latifi, M.D.Rifat Latifi, M.D., FACS, FICS, has been named chair of the Department of Surgery at New York Medical College (NYMC).

NYMC leadership news: Rifat Latifi, M.D., chair and professor of the Department of Surgery, John A. Savino, M.D., professor of surgery and former Felicien Steichen Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

Illyria

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

August 10, 2018

Patricia Gerbarg“Yoga is an experiential system that can enhance physical and mental health,” Patricia Gerbarg, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College in Valhalla, told Psychiatry Advisor.

NYMC faculty: Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Psychiatry Advisor

Westchester Medical Center Health Network names chief clinical integration officer

August 10, 2018

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s HospitalValhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center Health Network, a 10-hospital system, selected Sean Tedjarati, MD, to serve as chief clinical integration officer.

NYMC faculty: Sean S. Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of obstetrics & gynecology

Becker’s Hospcial Review

Rome Memorial looks forward to medical students

August 10, 2018

Rome Memorial HospitalThe quality of care also should improve, officials said. Educational programs bring constant learning and cutting-edge care to hospitals and physician practices offer better care when they have educational programs because there is constant learning, said Dr. Gladys M. Ayala, interim vice dean of the college.

NYMC news: Gladys M. Ayala, M.D., M.P.H., interim vice dean for the School of Medicine

Observer-Dispatch

What Dentists Earn: 2018 Edition

August 07, 2018

TCDM“With the aging population, we know that there is a projected shortage for dentists nationwide, and Touro College of Dental Medicine was established in part to help solve this problem,” said Edward Farkas, DDS, vice dean of the school.

NYMC news: Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College and Edward Farkas, D.D.S., vice dean for administrative affairs, TouroCDM

Dentistry Today

New York Medical College announces academic affiliation with Rome Memorial Hospital

August 06, 2018

Rome Memorial Hospital“We believe medical education and medical care are interdependent, and that the best health care services and clinical training are fostered in healthcare institutions dedicated to those endeavors,” Dr. Edward Halperin.

Affiliate news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

The Central New York Business Journal

MediSprout app offers timely care without waiting room angst

August 05, 2018

BioIncIn 2014, Samant Virk was more than a decade into a career in private practice as a neurologist in Poughkeepsie, but he couldn’t shake the feeling that something needed to change.

BioInc@NYMC news

The Business Journal

Neutralize Doctor Stress Naturally

August 03, 2018

Patricia L Gerbarg MDFrom the first day of medical school until the last day of professional practice, physicians work under intense stress. The high rates of burnout, depression, suicide, and diseases of aging that affect medical students and physicians also impact the care given to patients.

Faculty news: Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Psychiatric News

9 Doctor-Approved Sinus Medicines And Products You Can Buy On Amazon

August 02, 2018

Craig ZalvanYou're going to want to talk to a doctor about your symptoms if they extend beyond stuffiness and general misery, says Craig Zalvan, M.D., an associate professor of clinical otolaryngology at New York Medical College.

NYMC faculty: Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of clinical otolaryngology

Women’s Health

Health officials sound alarm as invasive tick, new to US, spreads

August 01, 2018

Lyme Disease Diagnostic CenterIt was identified in New York by the Health Department in conjunction with researchers at Fordham University and the Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center of New York Medical College.

NYMC news: Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center

USA Today

7 Alternative Medicine Treatments Doctors Actually Recommend

August 01, 2018

Patricia GerbargPatricia Gerbarg, MD, a psychoanalyst and assistant clinical professor at New York Medical College, adds that inhaling and exhaling in equal measure makes a difference. “We think changing the breath sends signals up the vagus nerve, telling the brain that the body is relaxed, so the brain can relax too,” Dr. Gerbarg says.

Faculty news: Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Reader’s Digest

These Are 8 Foods GI Docs Try to Never Eat

August 01, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoSeveral studies have also found links between salt and obesity, heart disease, and stroke. “I don’t personally add salt to anything, except for two things, potatoes and corn on the cob,” says Beth Schorr-Lesnick, MD, assistant professor of medicine at New York Medical College.

NYMC faculty: Beth Schorr-Lesnick, M.D., clinical associate professor of medicine

Reader's Digest

9 Clear Signs You're About to Faint

August 01, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThirty-five percent of people will have at least one fainting episode in their lifetime, either due to abnormal heart rhythms, overheating, or other causes, according to Julian Stewart, MD, professor of pediatric cardiology at New York Medical College.

NYMC faculty news: Julian M. Stewart, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pediatrics, physiology and medicine and director of the Center for Hypotension

Reader's Digest

Obesity Linked With Periodontitis

August 01, 2018

Salomon Amar, Ph.D.“Our study uniquely shows that bacteria found solely in the oral cavity has the ability to aggravate obesity,” said lead author Salomon Amar, DDS, PhD, professor of pharmacology, microbiology, and immunology at NYMC and professor of dentistry at the Touro College of Dental Medicine.

NYMC faculty: Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D.,provost for biomedical research and chief biomedical research officer, Touro College and University System, director of the Office of Research Administration and professor of pharmacology and microbiology and immunology at NYMC, and professor of dental medicine, Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC Nader G. Abraham, Ph.D., Dr.HC, professor of medicine and pharmacology

Dentistry Today

Rome Memorial Hospital designated as teaching site for medical students

August 01, 2018

Rome Memorial HospitalThe agreement outlines mutual commitment to promoting medical education programs, meeting the medical care needs of the community and developing other clinical education and research. The partnership establishes a clerkship program at the hospital for the training and education of the college’s undergraduate medical students on required and elective rotations in internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, primary care, emergency medicine and other specialties.

NYMC affiliate and faculty news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer and Rome Memorial Hospital

Medical Health News

Rome Memorial Hospital designated as teaching site for medical students

July 31, 2018

Rome Memorial HospitalNew York Medical College and Rome Memorial Hospital announced an academic affiliation designating the hospital as a teaching site for the college’s third- and fourth-year medical students.

NYMC affiliate and faculty:: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer and Rome Memorial Hospital

Rome Sentinel

Transitions

July 26, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoMarina Kaufman Holz, professor and chair of biology at Yeshiva University, will become dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences at New York Medical College on September 1. Kelly A. Hutcheson, director of ophthalmology for Westchester Medical Center Health Network, has been named chair of ophthalmology at New York Medical College.

NYMC faculty: Marina Kaufman Holz, Ph.D., dean of the Grduate School of Basic Medical Sciences; Kelly A. Hutcheson, M.D., professor and chair of Ophthalmology.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Good Samaritan Hospital Kicks Off $9 Million Upgrade Of Bariatric, Orthopedic Surgery Units

July 26, 2018

Good SamaritanGood Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network has broken ground on a $9 million upgrade to facilities that house two of its leading programs.

NYMC affiliate: Good Samaritan Hospital

Daily Voice (all editions)

Access to Birth Control, Sex Ed, and Women’s Health Services Is at Risk: The Politics of Contraception in Modern America

July 25, 2018

Adam Block“The Trump administration takes a very different approach than the Obama administration did,” said Adam Block, PhD, an assistant professor of public health at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York.

NYMC faculty: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of health policy and management

Everyday Health

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