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Super Carbs to Supercharge Your Weight Loss

April 11, 2018
The Dr. Oz Show

Exercise – When Too Much is Hazardous

April 11, 2018

Maureen BroganLike many doctors, I too have advised patients and readers to exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. Now, Dr. Maureen Brogan, associate professor of medicine at New York Medical College, reports that intense, repetitive, motion exercise can cause rhabdomyolysis. And in rare cases it can kill.

 

NYMC faculty: Maureen E. Brogan, M.D., associate professor of medicine

Red Deer Express

New York Medical College Honors WIHD’s Jenean Castillo with Diversity and Inclusion Award

April 11, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion AwardThe Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) recently announced that Jenean Castillo, PhD, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator at Westchester Institute for Human Development University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Assistant Director of WIHD’s Child Welfare Program, has been awarded the New York Medical College Diversity and Inclusion Award.

 

NYMC faculty: Jenean Castillo, M.A., Ph.D., assistant professor, Center on Disability and Health
NYMC faculty: Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of public health and director of the Center on Disability and Health

Westchester Magazine

This Is What Really Happens to Your Body When You Go Under Anesthesia

April 10, 2018

Nitin Sekhri, M.D.Now isn't the time to estimate your weight! If you're unsure of the actual number, request a scale at the hospital so you can give the anesthesiologist an accurate number. "Initial dosing is often based on weight," says Nitin Sekhri, MD, medical director of pain management at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York.

 

NYMC faculty: Nitin Sekhri, M.D., assistant professor of anesthesiology

Reader’s Digest

Listen to Your Body, Over-exercise Can Kill You

April 09, 2018

Maureen BroganThe Earl of Derby once remarked that “Those who don’t take time for wellness, will eventually have to make time for sickness.” Like many doctors, I too have advised patients and readers to exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. Now, Dr. Maureen Brogan, associate professor of medicine at New York Medical College, reports that intense, repetitive, motion exercise can cause rhabdomyolysis. And in rare cases it can kill.

NYMC faculty: Maureen E. Brogan, M.D., associate professor of medicine

Welland Tribune

WMCHealth Celebrates ‘Donate Life Month’

April 06, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“WMCHealth is committed to saving the lives of people in the Hudson Valley and beyond facing life-threatening conditions that can only be treated with an organ transplant,” said Thomas Diflo, MD, Chief of Intra-Abdominal Organ Transplantation at Westchester Medical Center.

NYMC Faculty: Thomas Diflo, M.D., professor of surgery

HVNN

WIHD to Honor Five Individuals at Gala

April 02, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Baldev Singh joined WIHD in 1987 and is the Director of Adult Neurology. Dr. Singh has played a pioneering role in providing care for adults with developmental disabilities and long-term seizure disorders for over 50 years.

NYMC Faculty: Baldev K. Singh, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology and Associate Professor of Clinical Public Health

HVNN

Obituary: Louis E. Fierro, M.D. ’60

March 31, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoObituary: Louis E. Fierro, M.D. ’60, was a member of the Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2011, president of the School of Medicine Alumni Association from 1989 to 1993 and 1999 to 2004, and former faculty member of the Department of Anesthesiology.

 

The Journal News

MRI sheds new light on brain networks tied to autism

March 27, 2018

Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A. This discovery gives us a more objective diagnostic method by using MRIs to aid us in the diagnosis of children who do have autism, and also gives us a better understanding of the abnormal differences in the brain," said Dr. Matthew Lorber. He's a psychiatrist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

NYMC faculty: Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences"

HealthDay

CDC Probes Troubling Rise in Suicide Among Utah Teens

March 22, 2018

Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A.The Utah study shows "that much of our youth committing suicides have identifiable risk factors, and in order to counteract this alarming trend, we must be increasing access to mental health treatment for our children," said Lorber, who practices adolescent psychiatry at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

Faculty: Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

HealthDay

MidHudson Regional Hospital to accept 50 new patients today

March 20, 2018

MidHudson Medical HospitalThe 243-bed hospital is slated to receive continued upgrades and remodeling throughout the entire Cooke Building, according to Michael Israel, president and CEO of Westchester Medical Center Health Network

 

NYMC Mention: Westchester Medical Center Health Network and MidHudson Regional Hospital

MidHudsonNews

Causes kidney failure 40 percent of the time - so ignore at your peril

March 19, 2018
Maureen BroganAccording to Dr. Maureen Brogan, associate professor of medicine at New York Medical College and author of a 2017 paper on the condition, rhabdo can happen with any intense, repetitive motion exercise. Spin classes (high-intensity cycling), for example, have produced dozens of cases, typically among newbies who are just starting out and are working above capacity.
 
 
NYMC faculty: Maureen E. Brogan, M.D., associate professor of medicine

 

HNN

Bryant: Poetry, Politics And The Common Good

March 18, 2018

NYMC Mention: William Cullen Bryant, founder of New York Medical College

The Roslyn News

How to Tell When Your Sore Throat Is Strep

March 17, 2018

NYMC Faculty: Marvin M. Lipman, M.D., professor emeritus of medicine

Consumer Reports

Can You Really Die From A Hard Workout?

March 16, 2018
Maureen E. Brogan, M.D., associate professor of medicine 

 

Men's Health

NY Medical College students learn residency placement results

March 16, 2018

Medical students in Valhalla learned Friday which hospital they would complete their residency at.

New York Medical College held its 'Match Day,' an important event where senior medical students found out what their next step would be. Some students wanted to stay close to family and friends while others were open to going to any hospital. 

The vice dean of the School of Medicine says the day is important not only for the future doctors, but also the community.

News 12 Westchester

Giving kids a smile that matters

March 15, 2018
 
Ronnie Myers, D.D.S., M.S., dean of the Touro College of Dental Medicine
Sherlita Amler, M.D., M.S., clinical associate professor of pediatrics and adjunct professor in the Division of Epidemiology
Westfair Online

Dr. Hutcheson Joins WMCHealth as Director of Ophthalmology

March 15, 2018
Kelly A. Hutcheson, M.D., M.B.A., chair of the Department of Ophthalmology

 

Hudson Valley News Network

Touro’s Medical Campus Dedicates Shul in Honor of Teaneck’s Joseph and Florence Appleman

March 15, 2018
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer 
Rabbi Moshe Krupka, executive vice president, Touro College and University System 
Ronnie Myers, D.D.S., M.S., dean of the Touro College of Dental Medicine 
Alan Kadish, M.D., president
The Jewish Link

Open Door Launches New Sleepy Hollow Community Health Center

March 13, 2018
Daren Wu, M.D., assistant professor of family and community medicine 
Lindsay C. Farrell, M.B.A., instructor of family and community medicine
Patch