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February 2016 News

New York Medical College Leadership News

What to Know About the Zika Virus
U.S. News & World Report - 2/25/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Possible Solutions Traveled for Health Reasons
American Philatelist - February 2016
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer

Immunization: The Best Weapon Against the Resurgent Threat of Whooping Cough
Orthodox Union - 2/17/2016
Alan Kadish, M.D., president

Zika Virus Babies Symptoms, Preventions, and Treatments
The Gospel Herald Life - 2/14/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Call PEHSUs for Questions on Pediatric Environmental Health Issues
AAP News - 2/11/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Lincoln and Washington and the Value of Education
Huffington Post - 2/11/2016
Alan Kadish, M.D., president 

WHO Urges Women To Cover Up, Have Safe Sex In Zika Areas
WWNT-AM Talk Radio - 2/11/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Microcephaly: Causes & Symptoms
Live Science - 2/11/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

ADPH confirms first Zika virus case in Alabama
WWNT-AM Talk Radio - 2/11/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Zika Virus Raises More Questions Than Answers for Pregnant Women
Los Angeles Times - 2/9/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Double the Dose for Children's Sake
Albany Times Union -- 2/2/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Here's What You Need To Know About the Zika Virus and Microcephaly
BuzzFeed -- 2/1/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Faculty News 

Human Babies from CRISPR Pigs
Huffington Post - 2/29/2016
Stuart A. Newman, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy

Series: Pleasantville STRONG, Episode: Teenage Alcohol and Marijuana Use
Pleasantville Community Television - 2/24/2016
Marcia J. Nackerson, M.D., clinical associate professor of pediatrics

The HPV Vaccine
Westchester Magazine -- 2/20/2016
Sheila M. Nolan, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Heroin Scourge Affects Westport, Too
WestportNow - 2/19/2016
Simon Ovanessian, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Gene Drive: Possible Solution for Zika Virus?
TBL The Bottom Line - 2/17/2016
Stuart A. Newman, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy

NIH grants $502,000 to New York Medical College
Westfair Communications - 2/16/2016
Marvin Medow, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics
Debra Bessen, Ph.D.,professor of microbiology and immunology

Meet the Doctors: Teenage Alcohol and Marijuana Use
Patch.com (all editions) - 2/12/2016
Marcia Nackenson, M.D., clinical associate professor of pediatrics

Lowey Unveils Federal Grants NY Medical College To Study Chronic Fatigue
Daily Voice (all editions) - 2/14/2016
Debra Bessen, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology
Marvin Medow, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics

What You Need To Know About The Zika Virus
Westchester Magazine - 2/15/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine
Sherlita Amler, M.D., distinguished lecturer and clinical associate professor of pediatrics

Zika Virus: Brazil Dismisses Link between Larvicide and Microcephaly
Lidtime.com - 2/15/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine

Putnam Has First Case Of Zika Virus; Federal Lawmakers Call For More Response
WAMC Northeast Public Radio - 2/12/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine

Grants For New York Medical College Fund Study Of CFS, Strep
WAMC Northeast Radio - 2/11/2016
Debra Bessen, Ph.D.,professor of microbiology and immunology
Marvin Medow, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics

New York Medical College Wins Federal Grants
Mid-Hudson News - 2/11/2016
Debra Bessen, Ph.D.,professor of microbiology and immunology
Marvin Medow, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics

Zika Virus Found Rockland County New York
HamletHub - 2/6/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine 

Scientists warn of Asian tiger mosquito link to Zika
The Journal News - 2/6/2016
Thomas J. Daniels, Ph.D., research assistant professor of family & community medicine

Diabetes 'Cure' Begins Human Testing
Times Herald-Record -- 2/4/2016
Richard Noto, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics

Electric Patch Helps Some People with PTSD in Small Study
Live Science -- 2/3/2016
Paul J. Rosch, M.D., clinical professor of medicine

Weston Kiwanis Club to Discuss Opioid Addictions
Weston Forum -- 2/3/2016
Simon Ovanessian, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Zika Virus: Doctors Advise Pregnant Women on Travel
Lohud.com -- 2/1/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine 

Dr. Gary Wormser Allays Fears of Zika Virus Transmission in Westchester County
WHUD Radio -- 2/1/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine