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Influenza widespread statewide, those hospitalized up 16 percent

February 01, 2019

Robert Amler, M.D.Dr. Robert Amler, dean of New York Medical College’s School of Health Sciences in Westchester, said the science behind why a strain can prove deadly in one season but become mild in the next is not fully understood.  “It’s impossible to get into the mind of the flu virus,” said Amler, a former chief medical officer at the CDC. “There’s an ecological shift that occurs. These strains are out there, but at various times, one strain will become dominant over the other.”

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

Newsday

12 GI leaders to know | January 2019

January 31, 2019

Edward LebovicsEdward Lebovics, MD, is Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center's gastroenterology and hepatobiliary diseases section chief and director. Dr. Lebovics is the Upham Professor of Gastroenterology at the Valhalla-based New York Medical College. Dr. Lebovics' areas of interest include liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease and advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

NYMC faculty news: Edward Lebovics, M.D., professor of medicine

Becker’s GI & Endoscopy

10 of the best things to eat for breakfast on the Mediterranean diet

January 31, 2019

Craig Zalvan"Overnight oats with a tablespoon of peanut butter, and blueberries. It's simple to prepare, has more soluble fiber and antioxidants, and is filling," Dr. Craig Zalvan, clinical professor of otolaryngology at New York Medical College, told INSIDER.

NYMC faculty news: Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of clinical otolaryngology

Insider

Transitions

January 31, 2019

Salomon AmarAppointments - Salomon Amar, professor of pharmacology, microbiology and immunology at New York Medical College and provost for biomedical research and chief biomedical research officer at Touro College and University System, has been named vice president for research at New York Medical College.

NYMC leadership news: Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D., vice president for research, professor of pharmacology and microbiology and immunology at NYMC, provost for biomedical research and chief biomedical research officer for Touro College and University System, and professor of dental medicine at Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC

Chronicle of Higher Education

Faculty in Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

January 24, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAdvancing Care in the Hudson Valley

NYMC faculty: Damon A. Delbello, M.D., assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery; William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and professor of pharmacology, Tanya Dutta, M.D., M.A., clinical associate professor of medicine and assistant professor of radiology, Boriana Parvez, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, Julio A. Panza, M.D., professor of medicine, Cary S. Passik, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, Srihari S. Naidu, M.D., professor of medicine, David Spielvogel, M.D., professor of surgery, Ramin Malekan, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, Tanya Dutta, M.D., M.A., clinical associate professor of medicine and assistant professor of radiology, Joshua B. Goldberg, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, Michael H. Gewitz, M.D., professor of pediatrics, Syed H.M. Naqvi, M.D., clinical assistant professor of medicine, Kausik Kar, M.D., assistant professor of medicine

Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

One of America’s biggest hospitals invests in the meal-delivery space

January 24, 2019

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.“Hospital volume is going down—and that means hospital revenue is going down,” says Adam Block, a professor of public health at New York Medical College. “So hospitals are looking for ways to continue to be financially successful.”

NYMC faculty: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

The New Food Economy

A life-saving and life-taking 19th century medical instrument

January 17, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoA life-saving and life-taking 19th century medical instrument

NYMC leadership and faculty news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer and Yvonne S. Thornton, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology

The Pharos

Kidney donation links women together forever

January 17, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Thomas Diflo, chief of intra-abdominal organ transplantation at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, performed the successful surgery on January 11.

 

NYMC Faculty news: Thomas Diflo, M.D., professor of surgery

MidHudsonNews

Partnership Improves Oral Healthcare for Patients with Special Needs

January 16, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“WIHD is pleased to partner with TCDM to help train these future dental professionals,” said Susan Fox, PhD, president and CEO of WIHD. “A well-trained dental workforce, with experience in working with individuals with severe disabilities, is essential to assure that these individuals have access to proper and regular dental care in the community.”

NYMC and TouroCDM faculty news: Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management and director of the Center on Disability and Health, Ronnie Myers, D.D.S., M.S., dean of TouroCDM, Jay P. Goldsmith, D.M.D., founding dean of TouroCDM

Dentistry Today

NYMC and St. John’s Train for Disasters

January 14, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNew York Medical College’s Center for Disaster Medicine recently conducted an eight-hour mass casualty triage training course with staff at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers.

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 and David Markenson, M.D., M.B.A., medical director, Center for Disaster Medicine

The Business Journal

Suite Talk: Westchester Institute for Human Development President and CEO Susan Fox

January 12, 2019

Susan FoxAs leader of the Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD), Susan Fox oversees an organization that provides specialized medical, dental and psychological services to more than 5,000 people with intellectual and development disabilities each year.

Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management and director of the Center on Disability and Health

The Business Journal

Hospitals are now required to post prices, but they warn the list is not what you’ll pay

January 12, 2019

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.So what can consumers do with this information? Adam Block, a health economist and assistant professor at New York Medical College’s School of Health Sciences and Practice, noted that consumers don’t always have the luxury of shopping around for care, such as for an emergency cardiac bypass.

NYMC faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

The Business Journal

De Blasio's NYC Care isn't likely to decrease emergency room visits, experts say

January 10, 2019

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.“It is the right idea, but operationally it is much harder to do,” said Adam Block, an assistant professor of public health at the New York Medical College. “To assume that that is going to happen is a very strong assumption.”

NYMC faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

AM New York

Reflux: What Is It And Do You Have It?

January 01, 2019

Craig ZalvanDo the holidays leave a lump in your throat? If fond farewells aren’t choking you up, it could be that too many treats are causing or aggravating acid reflux, a condition that creates various types of discomfort–from a lump in your throat to indigestion.

NYMC faculty news: Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of clinical otolaryngology

The Daily Voice

WAG’s Fascinating Men

January 01, 2019

Edward HalperinA true Renaissance Man, this chancellor of New York Medical College and radiation oncologist has a wide range of interests that embraces everything from pediatric cancers to Jewish history.

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

 

WAG Magazine

Multifaceted Doctor

January 01, 2019

Alan KadishA prominent cardiologist and distinguished scholar, academic and administrator, Alan Kadish, MD, is a medical Renaissance man. Kadish became president and CEO of New York Medical College in Valhalla in 2011, when the college joined with the Touro College and University System, though he has been in leadership roles at Touro since 2009.

NYMC leadership news: Alan Kadish, M.D., president

 

WAG Magazine

Retia Medical becomes first BioInc@NYMC client to win FDA clearance

December 26, 2018

BioIncDeborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC, said in a statement that the “recent advancement from Retia Medical is a reflection on the investment we have put into biological and medical innovation in the Hudson Valley.”

BioInc@NYMC news: Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC

Westfair Online

The value of an immigrant child

December 22, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoStefania was a 17-year-old Russian girl who presented herself to a port of entry in the United States seeking asylum. Stefania’s journey to this point was an unimaginable one... 

 

Faculty news: , M.D., clinical assistant professor of pediatrics

KevinMD

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan to get $52M for infrastructure improvements

December 21, 2018

Metropolitan Hospital

New York City-based NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, a full-service community hospital in Manhattan's East Harlem, will receive a $52 million capital investment for infrastructure improvement projects, the city's mayor, Bill de Blasio, announced Dec. 21.

NYMC affiliate news: NYC Heath + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Becker’s Hospital

Bioinc@NYMC Client, Retia Medical, Receives U.S. FDA Clearance for Cardiovascular Monitor

December 21, 2018

BioIncRetia Medical, LLC is the first client at New York Medical College's BioInc@NYMC to obtain FDA approval for a biomedical device. Specifically, Retia Medical has obtained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 501(k) clearance for its innovative cardiovascular monitoring system, the Argos Hemodynamic Monitor.

BioInc news: Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC

Pharmacy Choice