NYMC Honored at "Westchester Doctors of Distinction"
This year’s recognition celebration was a virtual one on September 24, honoring those who have had an influential impact on health care or medical science in Westchester County.
Several members of the New York Medical College (NYMC) community stood out among the deserving recipients of Westfair Communications’ Westchester 2020 Doctors of Distinction Awards.
NYMC is proud of the 2020 Doctors of Distinction:
Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Vice President for Research, NYMC, and Provost for Biomedical Research, Touro College and University System
Lifetime Achievement Award
John A. Savino, M.D.
Professor of Surgery and former Felicien Steichen Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery
No Land Too Far
Kelly A. Hutcheson, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology
Andrew C. Swiderski, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Promise for the Future
School of Medicine Class of 2021
This year’s awards also included a special category for COVID-19 Heroes for their heroic efforts on the frontline of the pandemic:
Sherlita Amler, M.D., M.S.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor of Public Health and Senior Fellow for Center for Disaster Medicine
Donald Chen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
George W. Contreras, M.P.H., M.S., M.E.P., CEM, FAcEM
Assistant Director, NYMC Center for Disaster Medicine, and Assistant Professor in the Institute of Public Health, School of Health Sciences and Practice