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How to Try a Simple Breath Practice for Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Stress and Pain

December 30, 2020

Patricia Gerbarg, M.D., headshotThe practice is so effective because the vagus nerve — the way the brain tells organs when to beat, breathe, digest, and the like — is now known to send even more messages in the other direction: from the body to the brain.

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

Everyday Health

How Black Doctors Are Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Worries

December 29, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoI talked to task force member Dial Hewlett, Jr., M.D., adjunct associate professor of microbiology and immunology at New York Medical College in Vallhala, NY, about the historical and contemporary factors that make some Black people wary of COVID-19 vaccines

Faculty news: Dial Hewlett, M.D., adjunct associate professor of microbiology and immunology

Health Central

Mental health matters — and it is time to do better

December 28, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoWhatever your role in society is, ask yourself: What is your responsibility in contributing to decrease the stigma surrounding mental health so that we can all have a happier tomorrow?

NYMC Student news: Yazan Ahmad Al-Ajlouni, School of Medicine Class of 2024

The Jordan News

The Collective Trauma of the Black Community in 2020

December 28, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe COVID pandemic has exposed uncomfortable truths within Black communities about systemic disparities and discrimination.

Faculty news: , M.D. '98, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of community engagement

Psychology Today

NYMC Vice Chancellor of Diversity Appointed

December 28, 2020

Mill Etienne, M.D. ’02, Appointed Vice Chancellor for Diversity and InclusionMill Etienne, M.D. '02, M.P.H. FAAN, FAES, named vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion.

NYMC Leadership news: Mill Etienne, M.D. '02, M.P.H. FAAN, FAES, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, associate dean of student affairs and associate professor of neurology and of medicine

Westchester Business Journal (page 20)

Hospitals fear post-holiday COVID-19 surge, as new travel restrictions imposed

December 25, 2020

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.The CDC will start requiring travelers from the U.K. test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their flight to the U.S. This comes as hospitals and health officials fear a massive post-holiday surge on top of already spiking cases. Dr. Bob Lahita, professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine St. Joseph University Hospital, joined CBSN to discuss the latest on the pandemic in the U.S.

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

CBS News

Exposed to coronavirus? Know when to isolate vs. quarantine

December 23, 2020

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.Knowing the differences between quarantining and isolating can help keep you and others safe. Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine speaks with Fox News.

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

Fox News

Study: COVID-19 Stress Might Be Causing Uptick in Temporary Hair Loss

December 22, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“It’s clear that minority predominant communities have been disproportionately affected by this pandemic,” study author Shoshana Marmon, MD, PhD, FAAD, board-certified dermatologist and and director of clinical research in the department of dermatology at New York Medical College

NYMC Faculty news: Shoshana Marmon, M.D., Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of dermatology

 

Verywell Health

What's the Deal with the New Strain of COVID-19 In the UK?

December 22, 2020

Robert AmlerA key factor with SARS-CoV-2 VUI 202012/01, however, is that it seems to spread more efficiently compared to other known COVID-19 strains, says Robert Amler, M.D.

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

Shape

How Do I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine? Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Shot

December 21, 2020

Robert AmlerRobert Amler, M.D., former CDC officer and U.S. Health and Human Services regional administrator currently serving as vice president for government affairs at New York Medical College, says state officials will largely decide where the vaccine is deployed first.

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

Good Housekeeping

5 ways Congress can help kids in the next 5 weeks | Column

December 21, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAs a pediatrician, it is my job to do everything I can to help children grow up healthy, and I can attest to the serious toll that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on young people across the country. They need action now from our nation’s leaders — their health and future depend on it.

Faculty news: Shetal I. Shah, M.D., professor of pediatrics 

TampaBay

Lawrence resident Martin Oliner appointed to Holocaust council

December 20, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoOliner, a co-president of the Religious Zionists of America and a vice president of the American Zionist Movement, also shares his time with the Center for Righteousness and Integrity, the Hebrew Free Loan Society, Israel Bonds, New York Medical College, Touro College and World Mizrachi.

Board of Trustees news: Martin Oliner, Esq., member of the Board of Trustees

LIHerald

Vaccinating Black Americans Is Essential. Key States Aren’t Doing the Work to Combat Hesitancy

December 18, 2020

Mark J. Kittleson. Ph.D. headshotDr. Mark Kittleson, chair of the Department of Public Health at New York Medical College, said he’s not surprised to hear how vague some of the state health plans are, because states often focus on providing high-level guidance while county or regional level health departments are left to execute the plan.

NYMC Faculty news: Mark J. Kittleson, Ph.D., professor and chair of Department of Public Health

ProPublica

'Hope and humanity': Health care workers celebrate COVID-19 vaccination on social media

December 18, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Shetal Shah, a neonatologist at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital and New York Medical College, told TODAY he sees the vaccine as the beginning of a journey out of the pandemic.

NYMC Faculty news: Shetal I. Shah, M.D., professor of pediatrics

Today

FDA set to approve Moderna vaccine as coronavirus crisis worsens

December 18, 2020

Robert G. Lahita, M.D.The Food and Drug Administration could approve Moderna's coronavirus vaccine Friday, which means 6 million doses could be shipped around the country as soon as next week. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud and Dr. Bob Lahita, professor at New York Medical College, join CBSN to discuss the nation's worsening crisis and the new vaccine.

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

CBS News

How to Talk to Friends and Family Who Are Hesitant to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

December 17, 2020

Robert AmlerDr. Robert Amler, dean of New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice and a former CDC chief medical officer, said people should also keep in mind that it’s natural to be hesitant when trying something new.

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

Healthline

Incluso con la llegada de las vacunas, no podemos bajar la guardia en los próximos meses

December 16, 2020

George W. ContrerasCualquier programa de vacunación tomará meses para que cualquier efecto tenga un impacto significativo en la propagación de esta pandemia

NYMC Faculty news: George W. Contreras, M.E.P., M.P.H., M.S., CEM, FAcEM, assistant director of the Center for Disaster Medicine and assistant professor in the Institute of Public Health

El Diario

Member News & Announcements

December 16, 2020

Mill Etienne, M.D, M.P.H.New York Medical College has recently announced the appointment of Mill Etienne, M.D. '02, M.P.H. FAAN, FAES to the college-wide position of vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion.

NYMC Faculty news: Mill Etienne, M.D. ’02, M.P.H., associate dean for student affairs, associate professor of neurology and School of Medicine house advisory dean

WCA Newsletter

Dr. Alan Kadish, President of Touro College & New York Medical College: COVID-19 Vaccines

December 16, 2020

Alan KadishDr. Alan Kadish, President of Touro College & New York Medical College speaks on the 8 AM Hour-The Joe Piscopo Show 12-16-20 (Video at 22:16 mark)

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

8 AM Hour-The Joe Piscopo Show

The Rise of Incense

December 15, 2020

Allen Dozor, M.D.Health concerns arise when incense is made out of synthetic ingredients because it pollutes the air when burned and inhaling these toxins is bad for the respiratory system according to Dr. Allen Dozor, a professor of clinical public health and chief of the Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine division at New York Medical College.

NYMC Faculty news: Allen J. Dozor, M.D., professor of pediatrics and clinical public health, chief of pediatric pulmonology, allergy and sleep medicine and director, Children's Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley

The New York Times

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