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Department of Pediatrics and the Children’s Health and Research Foundation Hosts Seventh Annual Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Symposium

a group of NYMC professors and assistant professors at the Seventh Annual Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Symposium

The Seventh Annual Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Symposium, hosted by the Department of Pediatrics and the Children's Health and Research Foundation, Inc., was held on November 22 at Westchester Medical Center. The symposium featured abstracts in an oral platform session in basic, clinical, quality and translational research areas in the field of pediatrics, followed by a general poster session. Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., far left, professor of pediatrics, medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy, and event chair, Michael H. Gewitz, M.D., second from right, professor of pediatrics and vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, and Leonard J. Newman, M.D. '70, far right, professor and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, joined the winners, from left: Patricia A. Patrick, M.P.H. '03, Dr.P.H. '10, assistant professor, Center on Disability and Health and adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology and community health (quality research); Yaya Chu, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of pediatrics (translational research); Yanling Liao, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics (basic research); and Jessica C. Hochberg, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics (clinical research).