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Did Trump pandemic advisor Scott Atlas commit public health malpractice? | Opinion

January 06, 2021

Edward HalperinBy giving patently wrong advice to the president and the American people about the pandemic and by practicing medicine outside his area of clinical expertise, one might entertain an accusation of malpractice against Atlas.

NYMC Leadership news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer 

The Journal News

Tips to fight COVID fatigue

January 05, 2021

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Mark Kittleson, chair of public health, New York Medical College, offers tips on how to fight Covid fatigue.

Faculty news: Mark J. Kittleson, Ph.D., professor and chair of Department of Public Health

The Journal News

COVID confusion: What to do if you receive contradictory test results

January 05, 2021

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.Savannah Sellers revealed that she recently tested positive for Covid-19, but then days later, tested negative. While she continues to quarantine, Sellers spoke with Dr. Bob Lahita, Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College, about what to do if you receive contradictory test results.

NYMC Faculty news: Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine (at 5:10 mark)

NBC News

Should families wear masks when they're at home for Christmas?

December 31, 2020

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.New York Medical College professor Dr. Bob Lahita advises how to safely celebrate the holidays on 'Bill Hemmer Reports'

NYMC Faculty news: Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine 

Fox News

Who’s First-in-Line for the Vaccine? A Classic Problem in Medical Ethics

December 30, 2020

While these issues will be a new experience for many people, the prioritization of scarce medical resources is certainly not a new problem in medical ethics. Indeed, the opposite is the case. It is, unfortunately, a common problem

NYMC Leadership news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

The Globe Post

How to Try a Simple Breath Practice for Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Stress and Pain

December 30, 2020

Patricia Gerbarg, M.D., headshotThe practice is so effective because the vagus nerve — the way the brain tells organs when to beat, breathe, digest, and the like — is now known to send even more messages in the other direction: from the body to the brain.

Faculty news: Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Everyday Health

How Black Doctors Are Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Worries

December 29, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoI talked to task force member Dial Hewlett, Jr., M.D., adjunct associate professor of microbiology and immunology at New York Medical College in Vallhala, NY, about the historical and contemporary factors that make some Black people wary of COVID-19 vaccines

Faculty news: Dial Hewlett, M.D., adjunct associate professor of microbiology and immunology

Health Central

Mental health matters — and it is time to do better

December 28, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoWhatever your role in society is, ask yourself: What is your responsibility in contributing to decrease the stigma surrounding mental health so that we can all have a happier tomorrow?

NYMC Student news: Yazan Ahmad Al-Ajlouni, School of Medicine Class of 2024

The Jordan News

The Collective Trauma of the Black Community in 2020

December 28, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe COVID pandemic has exposed uncomfortable truths within Black communities about systemic disparities and discrimination.

Faculty news: , M.D. '98, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of community engagement

Psychology Today

NYMC Vice Chancellor of Diversity Appointed

December 28, 2020

Mill Etienne, M.D. ’02, Appointed Vice Chancellor for Diversity and InclusionMill Etienne, M.D. '02, M.P.H. FAAN, FAES, named vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion.

NYMC Leadership news: Mill Etienne, M.D. '02, M.P.H. FAAN, FAES, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, associate dean of student affairs and associate professor of neurology and of medicine

Westchester Business Journal (page 20)

Hospitals fear post-holiday COVID-19 surge, as new travel restrictions imposed

December 25, 2020

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.The CDC will start requiring travelers from the U.K. test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their flight to the U.S. This comes as hospitals and health officials fear a massive post-holiday surge on top of already spiking cases. Dr. Bob Lahita, professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine St. Joseph University Hospital, joined CBSN to discuss the latest on the pandemic in the U.S.

NYMC Faculty news: Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

CBS News

Exposed to coronavirus? Know when to isolate vs. quarantine

December 23, 2020

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.Knowing the differences between quarantining and isolating can help keep you and others safe. Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine speaks with Fox News.

NYMC Faculty news: Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

Fox News

Study: COVID-19 Stress Might Be Causing Uptick in Temporary Hair Loss

December 22, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“It’s clear that minority predominant communities have been disproportionately affected by this pandemic,” study author Shoshana Marmon, MD, PhD, FAAD, board-certified dermatologist and and director of clinical research in the department of dermatology at New York Medical College

NYMC Faculty news: Shoshana Marmon, M.D., Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of dermatology

 

Verywell Health

What's the Deal with the New Strain of COVID-19 In the UK?

December 22, 2020

Robert AmlerA key factor with SARS-CoV-2 VUI 202012/01, however, is that it seems to spread more efficiently compared to other known COVID-19 strains, says Robert Amler, M.D.

NYMC Leadership news: Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Shape

How Do I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine? Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Shot

December 21, 2020

Robert AmlerRobert Amler, M.D., former CDC officer and U.S. Health and Human Services regional administrator currently serving as vice president for government affairs at New York Medical College, says state officials will largely decide where the vaccine is deployed first.

NYMC Leadership news: Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Good Housekeeping

5 ways Congress can help kids in the next 5 weeks | Column

December 21, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAs a pediatrician, it is my job to do everything I can to help children grow up healthy, and I can attest to the serious toll that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on young people across the country. They need action now from our nation’s leaders — their health and future depend on it.

Faculty news: Shetal I. Shah, M.D., professor of pediatrics 

TampaBay

Lawrence resident Martin Oliner appointed to Holocaust council

December 20, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoOliner, a co-president of the Religious Zionists of America and a vice president of the American Zionist Movement, also shares his time with the Center for Righteousness and Integrity, the Hebrew Free Loan Society, Israel Bonds, New York Medical College, Touro College and World Mizrachi.

Board of Trustees news: Martin Oliner, Esq., member of the Board of Trustees

LIHerald

Vaccinating Black Americans Is Essential. Key States Aren’t Doing the Work to Combat Hesitancy

December 18, 2020

Mark J. Kittleson. Ph.D. headshotDr. Mark Kittleson, chair of the Department of Public Health at New York Medical College, said he’s not surprised to hear how vague some of the state health plans are, because states often focus on providing high-level guidance while county or regional level health departments are left to execute the plan.

NYMC Faculty news: Mark J. Kittleson, Ph.D., professor and chair of Department of Public Health

ProPublica

'Hope and humanity': Health care workers celebrate COVID-19 vaccination on social media

December 18, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Shetal Shah, a neonatologist at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital and New York Medical College, told TODAY he sees the vaccine as the beginning of a journey out of the pandemic.

NYMC Faculty news: Shetal I. Shah, M.D., professor of pediatrics

Today

FDA set to approve Moderna vaccine as coronavirus crisis worsens

December 18, 2020

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.The Food and Drug Administration could approve Moderna's coronavirus vaccine Friday, which means 6 million doses could be shipped around the country as soon as next week. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud and Dr. Bob Lahita, professor at New York Medical College, join CBSN to discuss the nation's worsening crisis and the new vaccine.

Faculty news: Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine 

CBS News

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