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Millersville University president to participate in coronavirus discussion with Dr. Anthony Fauci

July 07, 2020

Padmini MurthyDaniel Wubah, Millersville's president, will be joined by Christopher Meinel, president and CEO of Germany's Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering; Lamiaa Mohsen, dean of the school of medicine at Egypt's New Giza University; and Padmini Murthy, professor and global health director at New York Medical College.

Faculty news: Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health and global health director and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine

Lancaster Online and Fox43

Portraits of Diversity

July 06, 2020

Edward HalperinIn the same spirit, when you walk the corridors of New York Medical College and sit in our amphitheaters now, you are looked down upon by distinguished individuals in academic gowns and starched white coats. You are, however, also looked down upon by a rainbow of diversity in American higher education.

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

Inside Higher Ed

U.S. prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine skyrocketed from February to March, study finds

July 06, 2020

Neil W. Schluger"The totality of the evidence is so much on the side of the drug not having an effect. The vast majority of studies are in very close agreement about that," said Dr. Neil Schluger, chairman of the department of medicine at New York Medical College, who co-authored an observational study that showed hydroxychloroquine had no association on the intubation or death rates of 1,376 coronavirus patients.

Faculty news: Neil W. Schluger, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Chair of the Department of Medicine

CNN

Is it safe to eat in a restaurant yet? Experts weigh in.

July 06, 2020

Robert AmlerThis virus has revealed a lot of surprising traits, says Robert Amler, physician and dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College. “You don’t have to be sick, coughing, and sneezing to pass the virus on to somebody else. In fact, you might be infected and not know it.

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

Mic

NYMC VP and Dean Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., talks to WNYW on July 6, 2020

July 06, 2020

Robert AmlerWhen it comes to professional sports, every country will have a different protocol to reopen based on their ability to contain the virus according to Dr. Robert Amler is dean of the School of Health Sciences & Practice at New York Medical College; previously served as Regional Health Administrator for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

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

Fox 5 News WNYW

#BTColumn – Travelling in the time of COVID-19 . . . How to stay safe in airports and on planes.

July 04, 2020

Robert AmlerA recent review of the scientific literature found that coronaviruses can survive on surfaces for anywhere from two hours to 9 days, so, when you get to your seat, “wipe down the armrests, the seat back, the seatbelts, the tray, even the air vents and light buttons—everything you’re going to put your hands on during a flight,” says Robert Amler, M.D., Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College.

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

The World News

I went back to a movie theatre on opening day — and then somebody coughed

July 03, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Robert Lahita, a professor of medicine at New York Medical College, said: “You know how the air is in a theatre: It’s not circulated very well. If you don’t wear a mask, you take your chances.”

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

The Star

A new and very scary development in the ever-evolving story of COVID-19 infections.

July 03, 2020

Dr. Robert OllarIn a new report just cited in the CDC Journal “ Emerging Infectious Diseases” it was just reported that Coronavirus COVID-19 RNA was found in blood donations. This new development reported by investigators in China puts a completely new twist to this already complicated story.

Faculty news: Robert A. Ollar, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of neurology

Pike Country Courier

How to protect yourself from coronavirus over Fourth of July weekend

July 02, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoHealth experts are expressing concern over the surging number of new coronavirus cases across the U.S. Some beaches and restaurants are expected to be crowded over the Fourth of July weekend despite restrictions in several states. Dr. Bob Lahita, a professor of medicine at New York Medical College, joined CBSN to discuss how to be safe over the holiday weekend.

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

CBS News

On Raising Idols and Razing Statues.

July 01, 2020

Ira Bedzow, Ph.D.Symbols are not idols, though they can become idols.  The difference between the two lies in the purposes they serve.  Symbols remind us of what we can become through our own efforts.  Idols control us by taking away the belief in our own efficacy.

Faculty news: Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and director of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program

The Times of Israel

Broadway and Mill Creek Cinemas Reopening Friday; Is It Safe to Return to Movie Theaters?

July 01, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Robert Lahita, professor of medicine at New York Medical College, recently issued a more urgent warning about eating at the movies. “I think it’s extraordinarily dangerous,“I understand that everybody wants to be entertained and come out of their homes and all of that. But a drive-in theater would probably be a lot safer.”

Faculty News: , M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

Lost Coast Outpost

WMCHealth Encourages Safe Independence Day Celebrations.

June 30, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News Logo"Fireworks are the direct cause of many avoidable injuries we see in WMCHealth emergency departments, and we are concerned these injuries will rise this year with community members celebrating the Fourth of July with their own firework use," said Ivan Miller, MD

Faculty news: Ivan Miller, M.D., assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine

Patch

How Tech Is Saving Lives During COVID.

June 30, 2020

Padmini MurthySmartphones have been playing a crucial role for expectant women to receive information raising their health literacy, and many mobile apps have either been launched or revamped to cater to this growing audience. Going forward, such apps may become a regular part of the healthcare system providing reliable and certified health information.

Faculty news: Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health and global health director and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine

MedPage Today

Dr. Fauci says U.S. could soon see 100,000 new coronavirus cases per day.

June 30, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoTop White House health experts issued a dire warning to lawmakers over the nation's spike in covid-19 cases. CBS News' Skyler Henry reports from Washington, and Dr. Bob Lahita, a professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine at St. Joseph Healthcare System, joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss.

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

CBS News

With both infection and hospitalization rates from coronavirus going up, why are deaths from the virus going down?

June 29, 2020

Robert AmlerCOVID infections are up in most U.S. states, and more people are going to the hospital with severe cases; but, at least for now, the death rate from the virus is going down. Why?  Dr. Robert Amler is dean of the School of Health Sciences & Practice at New York Medical College; previously served as Regional Health Administrator for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

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

KNX 1070 News Radio

Where does the statue removal and renaming frenzy end?

June 28, 2020

Edward HalperinThe problem is what historians call presentism. Presentism is when we look backward in time to condemn or condone historical figures for living in their own time in history instead of adopting today’s attitudes. Rendering judgment on our predecessors is rarely cut and dried. Historians try to understand what people said and did in the context of the time in which they lived, and not to criticize them for failing to live in our time.

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

New York Daily News

Black seed oil and omega-3 combination supports obesity-related inflammation, says new study

June 26, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“Obesity creates excess fat which then may create excess inflammation. The uniqueness of this omega-3 and ThymoQuin combination creates Omega-3 Forte, which can fight efficiently against fat inflammation by converting inflammation fat to healthy fat and drastically improves insulin sensitivity,” explained Professor Nader Abraham of NY Medical College, and lead author of the study, in a press release.

Faculty news: Nader G. Abraham, Ph.D., DR.H.C., FAHA, professor of medicine and pharmacology

Nutritional Outlook

Trump’s Kung Flu Takes its Place in Chronology of Racial Fear-Mongering

June 26, 2020

Edward HalperinAs a medical historian, I immediately recognize and recoil from anyone labeling diseases with names that disparage racial or religious groups. Behavior of this type occupies a dark place in medical history.

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

The Globe Post

Doctor warns uptick of illegal fireworks creates greater potential for accidents

June 26, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoFireworks usage is on the rise, and doctors are hoping the number of injuries that usually go along with it doesn't go up as well.  Illegal fireworks have become a growing a nightmare for neighbors. But annoyance is the least of concerns for Dr. Ivan Miller, head of Westchester Medical Center's Emergency Department.

Faculty News: Ivan Miller, M.D., assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine

News 12 Westchester

Dr. Samant Virk of MediSprout: "Seeing Light at the End of the Tunnel; 5 Reasons To Be Hopeful During this Corona Crisis.

June 25, 2020

BioInchad the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Samant Virk. Dr. Samant Virk is Founder & CEO of MediSprout, a company focused on connecting doctors with their patients through innovative technology solutions.

BioInc@NYMC News: Samant Virk, M.D., founder and chief executive officer of MediSprout, a BioInc client

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