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May 7, 2020 - Governor Cuomo Makes an Announcement and Holds Briefing at New York Medical College. View the Governor's briefing photo album.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Media Experts in the News:

New York Medical College

  • Gov. Cuomo extends eviction moratorium until Aug. 20, bans fees for late payments. News 12 Westchester
  • COVID-19: Moratorium On Evictions Extended; NY Sees 'Fairly Significant' Hospitalization Drop.  Daily Voice
  • Eviction moratorium for New York state renters extended until Aug. 20.  The Business Journal
  • NYC health care workers catch coronavirus at below-average rate: Gov. CuomoNew York Post
  • Westchester Health Care Workers Less Likely To Contract COVID-19. Patch
  • In the Northeast, states work together, but have own reopening schedules. Here are their plans.  The Journal News
  • In coronavirus response, Gov. Andrew Cuomo shows a different side: A softer one. Democrat and Chronicle
  • Coronavirus updates: FDA authorizes 1st diagnostic test with at-home collected saliva. ABC News
  • New York governor says five-year-old boy died from rare COVID-related illness. CNA
  • New York Gov. Cuomo is freezing evictions until August 20 for people who can't pay their rent because of the coronavirus. Business Insider
  • Hold on New York rental evictions extended through August, Andrew Cuomo says. The Journal News
  • Governor extends non-eviction law for 60 days. Mid-Hudson News
  • Cuomo: Extending rent relief 'a deep breath' for families amid COVID-19 crisis. Newsday
  • Some hospitals cleared to restart elective surgery, including Albany Med; Schenectady's Ellis waiting. The Daily Gazette
  • When Can I Go Back To Work During Novel Coronavirus? Experts Weigh In. Women’s Health
  • Cuomo extends rent relief to NY’ers through Aug. 20. ABC Albany (WSYR)
  • NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic. News Brig
  • Cuomo: In 'new phase' of reopening, focus shifts to new COVID-19 cases. Newsday | New York Post | News 12 Westchester | Lohud | Westfair Online | Patch | Briarcliff Daily Voice | NY Daily News | Hudson Valley 360 | 

Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A.

Sherlita Amler, M.D., M.S.

  • Westchester Health Department Prepares For Coronavirus. Patch
  • Coronavirus: Four people in New York being tested for virus as China races to contain outbreak. LoHud.com
  • The Wuhan coronavirus is now found on doorknobs, another reason that washing your hands is better than waering a mask. Business Insider
  • Women say they're washing their hands significantly more than men as the coronavirus spreads around the world  Business Insider | LongRoomDaily Magazine
  • 14 bogus claims about the coronavirus, including a fake coconut-oil cure and a false link to imported packages.  Business Insider
  • Inside An American Coronavirus Containment Zone. CBS News 60 Minutes
  • Why you should still get the flu shot, even though it won't directly protect you from the coronavirus. Insider

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.B.A.

Alan Kadish, M.D.

  • What is plasma therapy for coronavirus treatment and does it work?Fox News | Radio.com
  • Grads face uncertain job market as coronavirus pushes companies to rescind offers. USA Today
  • New York Medical College Unveils a Groundbreaking Nanotech Bandage System. Westchester Magazine

Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D.

  • Coronavirus, Quarantine, and Loneliness: The Next Public Health Crisis? The Globe Post
  • Coronavirus in New York: Hospitals race to expand bed capacity 50% as COVID-19 cases surge. The Journal News
  • What happens when we run out of ventilators? Jewish law and state guidelines may have different answers. Jewish Telegraphic Agency
  • The ethical minefield of prioritizing health care for some with Covid-19. CNN
  • Weighing the economics, public health benefits of sheltering in place. Modern Healthcare
  • Jewish coronavirus updates: Israel under lockdown, attending a Facetime funeral and more. Jewish Telegraphic Agency
  • Balancing darkness and light as Passover 2020 approaches. The Times of Israel
  • When the current crisis passes, will we all still be created equal? The Citizens’ Voice 
  • Wake Up Call for Industry Leaders: The Time To Think About COVID-19 As A Complex Adaptive Challenge Is Now. Forbes
  • We need a better CARES package for the elderly. The Hill
  • Leaders Must Flatten the Political Curve. Forbes
  • With COVID-19, Civil Discontent Must Not Lead to Civil Disobedience [with co-author Adam E. Block, Ph.D.]. The Globe Post
  • Should you put your life at risk to help others? Rabbis have been grappling with the question for centuries. JTA
  • Why Universities Need Chief Learning Officers. Forbes
  • Should you put your life at risk to help others? Rabbis have been grappling with the question for centuries.  Jewish Rhode Island
  • Saving ourselves from the Groundhog Day effect.  The Times of Israel
  • COVID-19: In the race for a vaccine, biopharmaceutical companies showing moral imperative. The Journal News
  • Nursing homes are running out of time.  Washington Examiner
  • The Paradox of Leadership After COVID-19. HR People + Strategy
  • Is COVID-19 Too Complex or Are Scientists Not Writing for the Public?  The Globe Post
  • Generation COVID: From the eye of the storm, a new generation is born [with Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A.]Simply Family Magazine
  • Hospital Industry Faces Reckoning: Where Do We Go From Here? The Globe Post
  • Leaving the cave. The Times of Israel
  • How Stories Can Transform Companies and Communities. Forbes
  • COVID-19’s Impact on Nursing Homes. The 360 Magazine
  • In Creating A Plan For Telehealth For the Pandemic, State Officials and Health Leaders May Change How Medicine Is Delivered Forever. Electronic Health Report
  • Why It’s Never A Good Idea To Go Nazi.  Forbes
  • Hospitals, Home Health Agencies, and Skilled Nursing Facilities: The Costs of COVID-19 and Federal Relief for Healthcare Providers. JDSupra | The National Law Review

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.

  • Too Little or Too Late: US Senate Response to Public Health Crises. The Globe Post
  • Weighing the economics, public health benefits of sheltering in place. Modern Healthcare
  • With COVID-19, Civil Discontent Must Not Lead to Civil Disobedience [with co-author Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D.]. The Globe Post
  • Healthy Habits: Kelly Stays Home - The Science of Coronavirus. NY1 | Motherhood Moment
  • Explaining COVID-19 to Kids: Kelly Stays Home: The Science of Coronavirus. Simply Family Magazine | Newsday
  • Can You Explain COVID-19 Herd Immunity to Your Kids? Psychology. Today | Patch
  • Port doctor, professor author children’s book on virus. The Island Now
  • The COVID-19 Pandemic: For-Profit Health Plans Win, Hospitals Lose. Healthcare Business Today

David S. Markenson, M.D.

  • Millennials are moving back in with parents during the coronavirus quarantine. New York Post
  • Coronavirus emergency kit: What you need to survive the pandemic. Fox Business

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D.

  • Young People With Chronic Illness Need Everyone Else To Take Social Distancing Seriously, Too. e-News

Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES

  • AMWA Hosts Webinar with Taiwan Hospital Leaders To Learn About COVID-19 Response. AMWA
  • Human rights and social inequity issues are magnified by COVID-19.  KevinMD
  • Women, Health, & Equity: Progress & Challenges from 1995 to Present – A UN CSW Parallel Event. AMWA
  • Constructive Partnering: Media and Public Health during COVID 19. IDIRZS
  • U.S. Picks Worst Possible Moment to Cut Funding to WHO. AMWA
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Populations with Special Needs [with Vikas Grover, Ph.D.].  Different Brains
  • How Tech Is Saving Lives During COVID.  MedPage Today
  • Millersville University president to participate in coronavirus discussion with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Lancaster Online | Fox43
  • Benefits of Yoga & Ayurveda during the COVID 19 Pandemic. Yoga and Health
  • The mask debate is still raging in the US, but much of the world has moved onCNN
  • A Pandemic in a Pandemic: Gender Based Violence and COVID. AMWA

Ariana Matz, M.D. candidate, School of Medicine Class of 2021

  • How Med Students Are Stepping Up To Aid Coronavirus Efforts. Forbes

Catherine M. Donlon, M.D. candidate, School of MedicineOM Class of 2021

Stuart A. Newman, Ph.D.

  • COVID-19: A wake-up call for biosafety. GM Watch

Kate Franklin, PH.D., CCC-SLP

Karen M. Murray, M.D. ’99

  • The Impact Of The Coronavirus Outbreak On Medical School Admissions. Forbes

Camille A. Clare, M.D., M.P.H. '11

  • More Questions Than Answers About the Racial & Ethnic Skew in COVID-19 Deaths. City Limit

Albert H. Kwon, M.D.

  • MIT team races to fill Covid-19-related ventilator shortage.  MIT News
  • New York Needed Ventilators. So They Developed One in a Month. The New York Times
  • Ad hoc team of engineers and doctors races to fill COVID-19-related ventilator shortage. TechXplore
  • How a low-cost ventilator was created, FDA-approved for emergency use, and placed in New York hospitals in 30 days.  Business Insider
  • Covid-19 patients sharing ventilators is possible—but not ideal. NOVA

Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D.

  • What we know — and don't know — about immunity to the coronavirus. CBS news
  • Trump takes hydroxychloroquine, but does it help against COVID-19? CBS News
  • What will post-lockdown life look like? You may say goodbye to hotel keys and the office coffee pot. CBSN
  • Protests May Lead to Spike in COVID-19 Cases, Doctor Fears.  NBC New York
  • Millennials and Gen Z Are Not Invincible from the Coronavirus. NBC New York
  • Dr. Fauci says U.S. could soon see 100,000 new coronavirus cases per day.  CBS News
  • Broadway and Mill Creek Cinemas Reopening Friday; Is It Safe to Return to Movie Theaters?  Lost Coast Outpost
  • I went back to a movie theatre on opening day — and then somebody coughed. The Star
  • How to protect yourself from coronavirus over Fourth of July weekend. CBS News
  • New York Doctor Talks Virus Latest. Cheddar

George W. Contreras, M.P.H., M.S., M.E.P., CEM, FACEM

  • NYC medic describes ambulance as 'ad hoc funeral home' in first-hand account of pandemic.  EMS1
  • A Poignant EMS Week Amid a Historic Pandemic.  Journal of Emergency Medical Services
  • Boxed In Episode 6: ‘The Lasting Effects of Trauma During COVID-19’. Everyday Health
  • Why now isn't the right time to let down our guard against the pandemic? ¿Por qué aún no es momento de bajar la guardia ante la pandemia? NY1 Noticias
  • A plea that resonates in policing reform and vigilance against the coronavirus.  New York Daily News 

Armeen D. Poor, M.D.

Susan Fox, M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D.

  • COVID-19: Westchester Economic Recovery Task Force Moves Forward With Plan to Help Reopen. Daily Voice
  • Issues of reopening on the minds of Westchester businesses, nonprofits. Westfair Online

Andrew Ashikari, M.D.

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.

  • Trump takes hydroxychloroquine, but does it help against COVID-19?  CBS News

A. Elisabeth Abramowicz, M.D.

Angela Rossetti, M.B.E., M.B.A.

Michael H. Gewitz, M.D.

  • After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investigate a Baffling Virus Syndrome. The New York Times

Gary W. Stallings, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Medical Students Adjust to Hands-off Learning [Class of 2021 members]. NBC News

Marina K. Holz, Ph.D.

  • The COVID-19 pandemic is squeezing women out of science.  ASBMB Today
  • Supporting Ph.D. students in the time of COVID-19. ASBMB Today

Sachin Gupte, M.D., Ph.D.

  • BioCity firm helps in global fight against Covid-19. The Business Deck
  • Nottingham drug discovery firm helps New York Medical College in fight against COVID-19. Business East Midlands Link
  • Coronavirus: How Nottingham firm Sygnature Discovery is helping to find treatment for damage caused by Covid-19. Nottinghamshire Live

Keosha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES

  • LGBTQ Agenda: New ways needed to fight STIs during COVID emergency, health expert says. The Bay Area Reporter
  • How the White House can build public trust and end the coronavirus crisis. Politico

Neil W. Schluger, M.D.

  • U.S. prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine skyrocketed from February to March, study finds. CNN
  • Brazil's president says he is taking hydroxychloroquine to cure his coronavirus. Scientists have long said it doesn't work. Business Insider
  • Navarro Doesn’t Give Full Picture On Hydroxychloroquine. Fact Check
  • Hydroxychloroquine Ineffective Against Mild COVID-19, U.S. Study ShowsThe New York Times
  • HCQ Flops in Third Randomized COVID Trial; 'Time to Move On.' MedPage Today
  • Malaria drug touted by Donald Trump ineffective against mild COVID-19 - studyNewshub
  • 4 Things to Know About Dr. Stella Immanuel, Trump's New Favorite COVID Doc. Men’s Health
  • Hydroxychloroquine can’t stop COVID-19. It’s time to move on, scientists say. Science News
  • In Viral Video, Doctor Falsely Touts Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 ‘Cure’. Fact Check

Robert A. Ollar, Ph.D.

  • A new and very scary development in the ever-evolving story of COVID-19 infections. Pike Country Courier

Sean Patrick Wengerter, M.D.

  • Covid-19 symptoms: What we know now and what to do. CNN

Corey Scurlock, M.D., M.B.A.

Luis F. Riquelme, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

  • Life After the Ventilator: Swallowing Following Extubation. Medbridge

BioInc@NYMC News

Samant Virk, M.D.

  • “Seeing Light at the End of the Tunnel” With Charlie Katz & Dr. Samant Virk. Thrive Global

Touro College

  • Coronavirus is a public health emergency, but here's why the flu should worry you much more.  Pix11

Touro College of Dental Medicine

Ronnie Myers, D.D.S., M.S.

Edward Farkas, D.D.S.

Evan Chaftiz, D.M.D.

  • Scarsdale oral surgery practice creates shells for N95 masks, face covers. News 12 Westchester

Ben Kahan, TCDM Class of 2020

  • Couple Raises Funds to Send Food to Hospital Workers. The Examiner

Jay Rubin, D.M.D.

  • New York Dentists Finally Return to Work as Challenges Remain. Dentistry Today