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Unstoppable Determination

May 17, 2019

David Asprinio

"The dead tissue in the lower leg is toxic to the body and can lead to infection or the failure of other organs, like the kidney," Dr. Asprinio says. "We needed to preserve as much of the leg as we could while removing all the dead tissue to fight the infection."

NYMC Faculty: David E. Asprinio, M.D., professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery and pharmacology, and chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

Back in the Saddle

May 17, 2019

Julio Panza"The early intervention of CPR, the ambulance arrival with a defibrillator, the quick transfer from a community hospital to our academic medical center, where we could care for him properly, all contributed to a successful outcome."

NYMC Faculty News: Julio A. Panza, M.D., professor of medicine

 

Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

Good Samaritan Earns Top Rating from Healthgrades

May 17, 2019

Cary L. Hirsch, M.D.Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Health Network(WMCHealth), recently became one of the only two hospitals in Orange and Rockland Counties to receive the 2018 and 2019 Five-Star rating for Coronary Intervention, along with the Coronary Intervention Excellence Award from Healthgrades.

NYMC Faculty News: Cary L. Hirsch, M.D., adjunct assistant professor of medicine

Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

Local Youth Hockey Players Help Unveil ‘Westchester Warriors Way’

May 17, 2019

Youth hockey players joined Maria Fareri Children's Hospital to unveil "Westchester Warriors Way," the new entrance to the hospital's Center for Pediatric Oncology and Cellular Therapy.

 

NYMC Mentions
Michael H. Gewitz, M.D., professor and vice chair of the Department of Pediatrics
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

Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

Gary P. Wormser, M.D., on Coinfections in Lyme Disease

May 15, 2019

Gary Wormser, M.D.Gary P. Wormser, MD, from New York Medical College, talks about his research "Co-infections in Persons with Early Lyme Disease, New York, USA," which was published in Emerging Infectious Diseases

NYMC Faculty News: Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology, and pharmacology, and vice chair of medicine for research and development

Infectious Diseases Consultant

Dental Students Join RAM Clinic In Memphis

May 15, 2019

Touro College of Dental MedicineFaculty and students from the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) volunteered their time to treat approximately 150 patients in need during the school’s first coordinated mission trip to the Maxine Smith STEAM Academy in Memphis, Tennessee, earlier this month.



Touro Mentions:
Alexander Hall, D.M.D., clinical practice leader, assistant director of removable prosthodontics and associate professor of dental medicine
Isabel Garcia, D.D.S., clinic practice leader and assistant professor of dental medicine
Bert Goldfinger, D.D.S., director of pre-clinical and associate professor of dental medicine
Shreya Jha, TouroCDM Class of 2020 

Dentistry Today

Dr. Karl Adler Retires as Cardinal’s Delegate for Health Care

May 09, 2019

Dr. Adler held his position during a time of health care transition for the archdiocese. He was a member of the board of trustees with ArchCare, the continuing care community of the archdiocese, and was an original board member for Fidelis Care New York. He was on Fidelis Care’s board of directors when it was sold to Centene Corp. in 2017. Funds from the sale were used to establish the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to help New Yorkers in need.

NYMC Leadership News: Karl P. Adler, M.D., former president and chief executive officer (2007-2011) and former dean and provost of the School of Medicine (1987 – 1994)

Catholic New York

Increasing early beta-cell proliferation could halt development of type 1 diabetes

May 07, 2019

"It is very exciting to observe that inducing beta cell replication in a timely manner resulted in a reshaped immune profile which specifically protects beta cells being targeted," said Dr. Dirice, who has recently been appointed to the faculty of the New York Medical College, School of Medicine.

NYMC Faculty News: Ercument Dirice, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmacology

News Medical Life Sciences

NYMC to receive $925K in bioterrorism and disaster response training funds

May 03, 2019

NYMC to receive $925K in bioterrorism and disaster response training fundsNYMC has committed to funding renovation of the facility housing the Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters (CEPRBD) to create additional space for classroom learning along with hands-on training for disaster and terrorism events.

NYMC Mentions
David Markenson, M.D., medical director of the Center for Disaster Medicine
Alan Kadish, M.D., president
Robert Amler, M.D. dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

The Daily Voice

Touro Releases Video to Debunk Misinformation on Measles Vaccine

May 02, 2019

Alan KadishDr. Alan Kadish, the president of Touro and New York Medical College, said his team is eager to educate the public, and doctors affiliated with its school are happy to speak with institutions interested in educating their membership on measles vaccinations. Touro has also offered New York City’s Health Department its facilities and staff to help get people vaccinated.

NYMC Leadership News: Alan Kadish, M.D., president

The Jewish Link

2019 Healthcare Heroes

May 02, 2019

Marina Kaufman HolzDr. Marina Holz of New York Medical College is one of the healthcare heroes, featured in the May issue of Westchester magazine. She is one of the eight women selected for this honor. The dean for the graduate school of basic medical scientist is a prominent breast cancer researcher. Dedicating her career to exploring new treatments options for patients with rare diesases.

Marina K. Holz, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences and professor cell biology and anatomy

 

Fios1 News

WHID Holds Gala May 2

May 02, 2019

Susan Fox"It was a very uplifting evening that celebrated the commitment of everyone in attendance from our dedicated staff to our amazing supporters, volunteers and the honorees," said Dr. Susan Fox, President & CEO of WIHD. "We were so pleased to be able to recognize our honorees who have made a huge impact in helping to advance the work we do for individuals with developmental disabilities and vulnerable children."

 

NYMC Mentions
Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management and director of the Center on Disability and Health
Ansley Bacon, Ph.D., M.A., professor emeritus, Institute of Public Health

Patch

Touro Releases Video to Dispel Misinformation on Measles Vaccine

April 30, 2019

Photo from article: Teaneck’s Dr. Alan Kadish: Leading Touro College to the FutureResponding to the outbreak of measles in New York, Touro College and University System has released a dynamic video public service announcement presenting facts about the disease and the measles vaccination, and dispelling fictions propagated by anti-vaxxers.

NYMC Leadership News: Alan Kadish, M.D., president

5TJT

Heritage Healthcare Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

April 29, 2019

Marina del Rey, California- April 29, 2019- Heritage Provider Network (HPN), one of the nation's leading physician-led managed care organizations, in partnership with Crain’s New York Business, will honor the 25 finalists in the fourth annual Heritage Healthcare Innovation Awards for transforming access to and quality of affordable healthcare in the New York metropolitan area.

NYMC Faculty News: 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

Crain’s New York Business

2019 Heritage Provider Network Healthcare Innovation Awards Announces 25 Finalists

April 29, 2019

Heritage Provider Network, Inc. (HPN) is one of the most experienced physician organization leaders of accountable care and continuous value-based healthcare delivery improvements. Developing and managing coordinated, patient-doctor centric, integrated health care systems that offers some of the strongest solutions for the future of health, care and cost in the United States.

NYMC Faculty News: 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

Yahoo Finance

Photos reveal what it looks like to get the measles when there are no vaccines

April 27, 2019

"Do you really want to put your child's life on the line, in the hopes that your child will be saved by medical care?" 

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

CT Post

Meet 2019's Top Healthcare Heroes

April 25, 2019

These 10 exemplary individuals have made helping others their singular calling in life. They may be your neighbors, your healthcare providers, or leaders in the communities where you live and work. Either way, they are the pillars of our community and a key factor in the quality of life we have come to expect in Westchester County. We are privileged to have them among us and we are honored to showcase them to the community they serve.

NYMC Mentions
Marina K. Holz, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences and professor of cell biology and anatomy
Marvin M. Lipman M.D., professor emeritus of medicine
John J. Connolly, Ed.D., served as president and chief executive officer of NYMC from 1981-1992

 

Westchester Magazine

Measles: Ed Day renews Rockland state of emergency, with no new restrictions

April 25, 2019

“I have the authority from the State Commissioner of Health to exclude those children who are not up to date on their immunization. With this outbreak, I am implementing further exclusions of students without evidence of proper MMR vaccination effective immediately. This is addressed to the school administrators and principals.”

NYMC Faculty News: Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, D.O., M.P.H., DABFM, FAAFP, distinguished visiting professor in the Department of Public Health, division of Health Behavior and Community Health

The Journal News

NYMC Center of Excellence Awarded $925,000 in State Funding

April 24, 2019

David MarkensonNew York Medical College leadership, administration and staff, local law enforcement and elected officials gathered for a press conference on April 24 to announce $925,000 in funding for the Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters from New York State.

NYMC Leadership News: David Markenson, M.D., medical director of the Center for Disaster Medicine
NYMC Leadership News: Alan Kadish, M.D., president  Robert Amler, M.D. dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Fios1

The History of the American Jewish Hospital and Why It Matters Today

April 24, 2019

Journal NewsOver one hundred Jewish hospitals were opened in the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries. Now they are almost all gone. Why were they created, what purposes did they serve, and why did they disappear? 

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

Kentucky Monthly