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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
  • Westchester Health Commissioner Amler praised for Covid-19 Heroes honor. Westchester Business Journal

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
  • The COVID-19 vaccine is coming. But will we be ready? | Opinion. LoHud

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
  • A Yoga Mat Won’t Fix Your Moral Injury. Forbes
  • Higher Education Leaders: Stop Confusing Wishful Thinking with Innovation. Forbes
  • The Pandemic Has Shown Why Telehealth is the Future of Healthcare [with Adam S. Herbst, Esq.]. Medbridge

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
  • Researcher Adam Block: Health Plans Are ‘Rolling in Money’ As Providers, Rest of Economy Struggle. Managed Healthcare Executive
  • New book to help explain the science of COVID-19 to children. News 8
  • Adjusting to life in the pandemic. Newsday | Newsday
  • Long Island couple writes back-to-school coronavirus children's book. ABC 7 New York
  • Husband-and-Wife Doctors Write Children’s Book on Coronavirus. The Examiner | Patch
  • COVID-19: As we emerge into a 'new normal,' balance your risks | Opinion. LoHud
  • COVID-19 Imbalance. Managed Healthcare Executive
  • Will telemedicine create perfect competition? Medical Economics

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].  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
  • COVID Crisis Challenges in People with Disabilities and Hansen’s Disease. Global Issues | AllAfrica
  • Nurturing Neonates During COVID-19: 8 Steps for Safe Transitions [with Vikas Grover]. Medbridge

Vikas Grover, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Populations with Special Needs [with Padmini Murthy].  Different Brains
  • Nurturing Neonates During COVID-19: 8 Steps for Safe Transitions [with Padmini Murthy]. Medbridge

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
  • Why This Expert Has Hope for a 'Silver Bullet' Against Coronavirus. NBC Boston
  • One Death Every 80 Seconds: The Grim New Toll of COVID-19 in America. NBC News New York
  • Is It Safe to Go to a Movie Theater Right Now? Vulture | PaperBlog
  • Just How Safe Are NATO’s “CinemaSafe” Health & Safety Protocols? We Asked Health Experts To Review The Risks. The Playlist
  • Why This Expert Has Hope for a 'Silver Bullet' Against Coronavirus. NBC
  • Hey. You. Sit Down and Shut Up. The Bulwark
  • Dr. Bob Lahita predicts coronavirus vaccine will be available in 'mid-December, before the holidays.' Fox News
  • Challenges of reopening colleges campuses amid COVID pandemic. Yahoo Finance
  • AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial pause 'a good thing': Dr. Bob Lahita. Fox News

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
  • Is Another Shut Down the Answer to the Rampant COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States? Healthcare Business Today
  • Westchester Health Commissioner Amler praised for Covid-19 Heroes honor. Westchester Business Journal

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.

A. Elisabeth Abramowicz, M.D.

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

Michael H. Gewitz, M.D.

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
  • Don’t Panic Over Covid-19 Reinfection Report, Expert Says. Barron's 

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

Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A.

Julio A. Rodriguez-Rentas, M.A.

Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Raj K. Tiwari, Ph.D.

  • Even After a COVID-19 Vaccine is Approved, Distribution Will Be Challenging. City Limits

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