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March 2016 News

New York Medical College News

New Incubator Tenant at BioInc@NYMC
Westchester Magazine - 3/30/2016
BioInc@NYMC

New York State’s Biotech Capital
Why Westchester: 2016 Westchester County Economic Development Guide
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs
Randi D. Schwartz, M.B.A., associate dean for academic administration and interim director, BioInc@NYMC

Public health deans warn cancer 'moonshot' overlooks prevention
The Hill - 3/21/2016

200 medical students match with their choice for residency training in Valhalla
Fios1 - 3/18/2016

Med school seniors celebrate annual 'Match Day'
News 12 - 3/18/2016
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Two Ardsley High School Students Win Regional Science Competition
Patch.com - 3/15/2016
Vivek Hariharan was mentored by Arthur J.L. Cooper, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Kruti Sutaria and Anisha Duvvi were mentored by Dorothy A. Frenz, Ph.D., Research Professor of Cell Biology, and Anatomy and Stuart A. Newman, Ph.D., Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy

William Cullen Bryant Exhibit & Reception
Patch.com (all editions) - 3/11/2016
Edward Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and CEO

New York Medical College Leadership News

New York Medical College honors founder at Tuesday event
Westchester Business Journal - 3/21/2016
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and CEO

The Zika Epidemic
The Week - 3/18/2016
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

In Stable Condition
The Jerusalem Report - 3/16/2016
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and CEO

Faculty News

Longer-Term Antibiotics Won't Ease Chronic Lyme Disease
NewsMax - 3/31/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine

Chronic Lyme Disease Not Cured by Long-Term Use of Antibiotics
CDA News - 3/31/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine

Study: Longer-Term Antibiotics Won't Ease 'Chronic Lyme Disease'
U.S. News & World Report - 3/30/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine

Longer-Term Antibiotics Won't Ease This
WebMD - 3/30/2016
Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine

Robert De Niro Chooses Fact Over Fear: Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism
Forbes Magazine - 3/29/2016
Todd S. Essig, Ph.D.,Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

UCD Professor Awarded for Research Development of Aspirin, Advil, Ibuprofin and Motrin
Davis Patch - 3/23/2016
Michal Laniado Schwartzman, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology
The late John C. McGiff, M.D., served as professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology from 1979 to 2010

Doctors Say Allergy Season is Here and its Earlier Than Usual Due to a Mild Winter
FiOS1 Long Island - 3/23/2016
Subhadra Siegel, M.D., M.A., assistant professor of pediatrics

Zika, West Nile and Lyme Disease
Westchester Magazine - 3/17/2016
Sheila M. Nolan, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

'Neurodome' a 3-D visual tour of brain
Otago Daily News - 3/15/2016
Jonathan Fisher, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology

A Look at First Lady Nancy Reagan’s Work for Alzheimer's Awareness
Fios1 Long Island - 3/10/2016
Stephen Marks, M.D., Professor of Clinical Neurology

Having a Heart Attack? The People You’ll Meet
The Journal News - 3/10/2016
Ivan T. Miller, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

The Breath of Freedom
Huffington Post - 3/7/2016
Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

City Health Beat
NY1 Times Warner Cable News - 3/5/2016
Gizelka  A. David-West, M.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (at 10:43 mark)

Affiliate News

Westchester Med takes over HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley
Mid-Hudson News - 3/31/2016
Westchester Medical Center

N.J. Hospital ER Becomes First in the Country to End Use of Opioid Painkillers
Fox 40 - 3/29/2016
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center
Mark S. Rosenberg, D.O., assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine

Saint Michael's Residents Take First Place at New Jersey Medical Jeopardy Competition
Local Talk News - 3/12/2016
Saint Michael’s Medical Center

St. Michael's Medical Center Sale Approved: One Hurdle Left, Newark
Newark Patch.com - 3/10/2016
Saint Michael’s Medical Center

Astorino and Westchester Medical Center Team on New Ambulatory Unit
Talk of the Sound - 3/9/2016
Westchester Medical Center

Westchester Medical Center plans $230M expansion
Westchester County Business Journal - 3/3/2016
Westchester Medical Center

County LCD Approves Funding for Westchester Med Center Expansion
The Examiner - 3/3/2016
Westchester Medical Center

Westchester’s Largest Healthcare Construction Project In Decades Just Announced
Westchester Magazine - 3/2/2016
Westchester Medical Center

Westchester Medical Center to Build Ambulatory Care Pavilion
Patch.com - 3/2/2016
Westchester Medical Center

Med Center proposes $230M Ambulatory Care Pavilion
The Journal News - 3/2/2016
Westchester Medical Center

Alumni News

Dr. Myra Adele Logan: First Woman To Perform Open Heart Surgery
Women You Should Know - 3/30/2016
Myra Adele Logan, M.D., graduated in 1933

For General Information

Builder plans to seek tax deal for $1.2B bioscience center in Valhalla
The Journal News - 3/22/2016