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May 2015 News

New York Medical College News

Westchester Practice Joins Boston Children’s Network
Westfair Online -- 5/27/2015
Leonard J. Newman, M.D., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics
Westchester Medical Center

Colleges Announce Commencement Speakers
Inside Higher Ed -- 5/26/2015

Boston Children’s Hospital Acquires New York Physicians Group
Boston Business Journal -- 5/21/2015

New York Medical College's 156th Commencement Exercises Set for May 21
AMSNY The Voice of Medical Education -- May 2015

1stQ Hudson Valley News & Notes
HVEDC-JLL Quarterly Economic Report -- May 2015
BioInc@NYMC

From Dachau to Durham 
Durham Herald-Sun & Chapel Hill Herald -- 05/14/2014
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., Chancellor and CEO

10 Med Schools With the Most Applicants 
U.S. News & World Report -- 5/13/2015 

3 Westchester Biotech Companies That Could Produce The Next Blockbuster Innovation
Westchester Magazine 914 Inc. -- 5/8/2015
BioInc@NYMC

Westchester, The Country's Dark-Horse Powerhouse In The Biotech Industry 
Westchester Magazine -- 5/8/2015 
BioInc@NYMC

New York Medical College Leadership News

Top Five Messages for Graduates 
Huffington Post -- 5/4/2015 
Alan Kadish, M.D., president

Faculty News

Academia and Aid in Effectiveness in Global Health
UN Chronicle -- May 2015
Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, associate professor of public health practice, health policy and management, clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine and global health program director

Hospitals Expand Cardiac Care As Competition Grows
LoHud.com -- 5/29/ 2015
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, vice-president of government affairs
Westchester Medical Center

Ticks Season Is Back, And So Is A Popular Clinic
LoHud.com -- 5/29/2015
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine
Robert Nadelman, M.D., professor of medicine
John Nowakowski, M.D., associate professor of medicine

Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center Opens For Summer Season
MidHudson News -- 5/30/2015
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine

Elizabeth Bing Dies at 100
The New York Times -- 5/17/2015 
Elizabeth Bing, clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology (1974-1988)

Why Patients’ Questions Fuel Successful Treatment
Zoc Doc -- 5/19/2015 
Howard J. Luks, M.D., assistant professor of orthopedic surgery

Clowning Around May Be Good Medicine for Kids Facing Surgery
HealthDay News -- 5/15/2015 
Peter L. Richel, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Lyme Disease More Common and More Dangerous Thank You Think
Healthline.com -- 5/8/2015
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine

The Unseen Threat of Lyme Disease 
Country Living -- 5/8/2015 
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine

White Plains Health Professionals To Be Honored At Luncheon
Daily Voice (all editions) -- 5/1/2015 
Sherlita Amler, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Distinguished Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences and Practice
William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology
Erik A. Larsen, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology

Space Radiation May Damage Astronauts Brains
ScienceMag -- 5/1/2015 
Patric K. Stanton, Ph.D., Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy

Alumni News

The Sternberger House -- No. 837 Madison Avenue
Daytonian in Manhattan -- 5/23/2015 
Walter Gray Crump, M.D., Class of 1895. He established the first scholarship program for minority students at NYMC, the first in the nation.

Bon Secours Charity Health System, Westchester Medical Announce Partnership
Daily Voice (All Editions) -- 5/20/215
Westchester Medical Center

Doctors of Distinction are May 12th in Norwalk
Westfair Online -- 5/1/2015 
Robert A. Herzlinger, M.D. ’69

Affiliate News

Westchester Practice Joins Boston Children’s Network
Westfair Online -- 5/27/2015
Leonard J. Newman, M.D., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics
Westchester Medical Center

Newark Healthcare Workers, Residents Protest in Support of St. Michael’s Medical Center
Politicker NJ -- 5/27/2015
St. Michael’s Medical Center

Westchester Med to Manage Bon Secours Hospitals
Mid-Hudson News -- 5/21/2015
Westchester Medical Center 
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

Westchester Medical Center Becomes Level 1 Trauma Center
Westfair Online -- 5/8/2015
Westchester Medical Center
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

Westchester Medical Center Receives Highest Level of Trauma Verification
Daily Voice (All Editions) -- 5/7/2015 
Westchester Medical Center
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

Saint Michael’s Ramps Up Attack on Report that Says It Should Scale Back
NJ Spotlight -- 5/8/2015 
Saint Michael’s Medical Center

NJ Hospital Fighting For Survival Attacks Report that Recommends its Closure
NJ.com -- 5/7/2015 
Saint Michael’s Medical Center

WMC is Only Hospital in Region With Both Adult and Pediatric Level One Trauma Center Status 
Mid-Hudson News -- 5/7/2015 
Westchester Medical Center
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital 
John A. Savino, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Surgery

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Leads the Way, Introduces Telehealth
Patch (All Editions) -- 5/1/2015 
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

HealthAlliance Affiliation with Westchester Med Expected Soon
MidHudson News -- 5/1/15 
Westchester Medical Center
MidHudson Regional Hospital