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Fighting diabetes is serious business for NYMC’s new dean

March 17, 2019

Jerry Nadler, M.D. Dean of SOMCould a vaccine to prevent Type 1 diabetes? That’s not such a far-fetched question to be asking in view of the arrival on March 4 of the NYMC’s new dean of the School of Medicine, Dr. Jerry L. Nadler, a renowned diabetes expert and leading researcher into the causes and treatment of the disease.

NYMC leadership news: Jerry L. Nadler, M.D., MACP, FAHA, FACE, dean of the School of Medicine, professor of medicine and pharmacology

Westfair Online

Harckham Says Budget Resolution Advances Hudson Valley Priorities Funding for Hudson Valley Items

March 14, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoProvides for a record level of funding of $1.5 million for New York Medical College's Center of Excellence program. The Center of Excellence, located in Valhalla, provides expertise in disaster medicine and medical countermeasures and works with partners in New York State to increase the capacity of first responders, hospitals, and health care systems to respond to disasters, acts of terrorism and public health emergencies.

NYMC news: Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine and Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters

Patch

Life Science: Incubator of Opportunity

March 13, 2019

BioIncLocated on the New York Medical College campus in Valhalla, the incubator offers shared office space and fully-equipped wet lab space at an affordable rate that gives high-potential startups with minimal capital access to top-notch resources. “Starting a life science business is an expensive, daunting and lengthy process,” says BioInc@NYMC Director Deborah Novick. 

BioInc@nymc in the News: Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC

Empire State Development

CDC: Over 200 confirmed measles cases in the U.S.

March 12, 2019

Robert AmlerAt least 206 measles cases confirmed in the first two months of this year just in the US alone, according to a recently released CDC report.  Dr. Robert Amlers speaks about the outbreak.

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

ABS CBN News

Advances in Haploidentical Transplantation and Cellular Therapies

March 10, 2019

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D.At HAPLO2018, Mitchell Cairo, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplant, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, discussed research on adoptive NK-cell therapy in pediatric solid tumors. 

NYMC faculty: Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, division of pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation, and professor of medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy

The ASCO Post

Doctors might have found a cure for HIV. But is it worse than the disease?

March 09, 2019

Keosha T. Bond, EdD, MPH, CHESSome are skeptical that an HIV cure would make a meaningful difference in the lives of people living with the virus. Keosha Bond, an assistant professor at New York Medical College who has researched HIV, said a therapy that relies on bone-marrow transplant won't be practical for many.

NYMC faculty: Keosha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES, assistant professor of public health

USA Today

Who Will Care For Baby Boomers?: Seaver’s Diagnosis Brings Geriatric Care To Forefront

March 09, 2019

Kenneth KnappIn an interview with WCBS 880, Dr. Kenneth Knapp, an assistant professor at New York Medical College, explains that the issue has been a large concern for a while and currently, there’s not enough facilities to care for the growing population.

NYMC faculty: Kenneth Knapp, Ph.D., assistant professor of health policy and management and co-director, the Center for Long-Term Care

WCBS 880

Researcher at New York Medical College cautions about possible cure for HIV

March 07, 2019

Keosha T. Bond, EdD, MPH, CHESKoesha T. Bond, Ed.D, M.P.H., cautions about possible cure for HIV in a video interview with Fios1.

NYMC faculty news: Keosha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES, assistant professor of public health

 

Fios1

Stop making ridiculous excuses for Ilhan Omar: She didn't criticize Israeli policies; she targeted its defenders using anti-Semitic tropes

March 07, 2019

Alan KadishA controversy regarding several tweets and statements made by freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar has continued to create tension and divisiveness within the Democratic Party over the past few days.

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

 

Daily News

Saint Joseph’s Medical Center: A Mission of Service in Cardiology

March 05, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoFamilies are welcome to attend outpatient visits, Dr. Greif says, because they can provide information and help patients carry out their physicians’ medication instructions and lifestyle recommendations.

NYMC faculty: Richard H. Greif, M.D., clinical assistant professor of medicine

MDNews

Herbert Hendin, M.D.

March 03, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Hendin is renowned for his research into the psychosocial causes, meaning and treatment of suicide. The international impact of his work was underscored by his appointment as one of two United States advisors on suicide prevention for the World Health Organization.

NYMC faculty news: Herbert Hendin, M.D., former clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences (retired June 30, 2015)

The New York Times

Dr. Jerry Nadler | 2019 Health Care Hero for Endocrinology

March 01, 2019

Jerry L. Nadler, M.D.Eastern Virginia Medical School made health care headlines in 2008 when it hired renowned diabetes researcher Dr. Jerry Nadler, who had been head of the endocrinology and metabolism department at the University of Virginia. Nadler will leave EVMS in March to become dean of the New York Medical College School of Medicine in Valhalla, New York.

NYMC Leadership news: Jerry L. Nadler, M.D., MACP, FAHA, FACE, dean of the School of Medicine, professor of medicine and pharmacology

Inside Business

Patients with sickle cell disease may have lower risk for C. difficile

February 27, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoIn introducing their study, Seah H. Lim, MD, PhD, and colleagues from New York Medical College said health care-associated C. difficile infections “might be expected to be more common” in patients with sickle cell disease, and not less common, as the study found.

NYMC faculty news: Seah H. Lim M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

Healio

2019 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health

February 27, 2019

Keosha T. Bond, EdD, MPH, CHESThe National Minority Quality Forum is proud to announce the selection of the 2019 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health. After receiving hundreds of applications from healthcare professionals across the country, these 40 represent the next generation of thought leaders in reducing health disparities.

NYMC Faculty news: Koesha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES, assistant professor of public health. (Note: Khadijah Breathett, M.D., is from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, not NYMC)

Minority Quality Forum

New York Medical College’s historical role in medical advancement for people of color

February 13, 2019

Edward HalperinEdward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer speaks with Fios1 about NYMC's role in advancing medical care and education for people of color.

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

 

Fios1

This Breathing Exercise Can Calm You Down in a Few Minutes

February 07, 2019

Patricia GerbargThis form of breathwork emerged after years of studying the ancient breathing practices of indigenous people around the world, from yoga and qi gong to African, Hawaiian, and Native American traditions, explains Patricia Gerbarg, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College

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

Vice

New York Medical College - Dr. Keosha Bond

February 06, 2019

Keosha T. Bond, EdD, MPH, CHESKeosha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES, assistant professor of public health speaks on the president's plan to defeat HIV/AIDS.

NYMC faculty news: Keosha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES, assistant professor of public health

WDEL Radio - YouTube

Annette Choolfaian

February 05, 2019

Annette Choolfaian-RIPAnnette Choolfaian, RN, MPA passed away peacefully on February 2, 2019. She was a distinguished health care professional devoting her life to improving access to and quality of health care for all Americans, particularly the underserved. She spent the last two decades of her career in academia as a professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management at New York Medical College.

NYMC faculty news: Annette Choolfaian, R.N., M.P.A., professor emerita of health policy and management

North Jersey

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