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Higher CVD risk in IBD not explained by traditional risk factors

November 14, 2018

William H. Frishman, M.D.Dr. William H. Frishman from New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center, in Valhalla, New York, who recently reviewed the link between IBD and CVD, agreed in an email to Reuters Health that "cardiovascular risk should be treated the same way in patients with IBD" as in others.

William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and professor of pharmacology

M.D. Alert

New York Medical College Hosts “Meet the Doctors”

November 14, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNYMC will host a free community lecture on Tuesday, November 20 at the Mount Pleasant Public Library. The upcoming lecture will examine different aspects of breast health. 

Faculty news: Christine Pellegrino, M.D., clinical assistant professor of medicine

Pleasantville and White Plains Patch

Magnesium for Eczema: What’s the Connection?

November 13, 2018

Dendy EngelmanWe asked Dr. Dendy Engelman, board-certified dermatological surgeon at Manhattan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, to explain more about the connection and benefit of magnesium for eczema.

Faculty news: Dendy E. Engelman, M.D., clinical assistant professor of dermatology


Itchy Little World

13 Medical Schools that Trained Influential Doctors

November 13, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoJane Cooke Wright, M.D. '45, was the first African American woman to be named associate dean of a nationally recognized medical institution in 1967, and at the time, she was the highest ranking African American woman at a U.S. medical school. 

Jane Cooke Wright, M.D. ’45. She served as associate dean at NYMC from 1967 to 1975.

U.S. News

Lowey Announces $246K in Federal Funding for New York Medical College

November 13, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoCongresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, today announced $246,000 in federal funding for New York Medical College to conduct research with the goal of developing a new cure for the tick-borne disease babesiosis.

NYMC news: Dana G. Mordue, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and immunology and project director

Congresswoman Nita Lowey

Neurologist who started epilepsy centers among those honored at veterans celebration

November 12, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoA special celebration was held at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Monday to thank veterans for their service and dedication. Dr. Mill Etienne, a neurologist at Good Samaritan Hospital, was one of the people honored at the ceremony.

Faculty news: Mill Etienne, M.D. ’02, M.P.H., clinical assistant professor of neurology and School of Medicine house advisory dean

News 12 Westchester

NYMC Hosts “Stop The Bleeding” Symposium

November 09, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe Center for Disaster Medicine, housed at New York Medical College (NYMC), is hosting a symposium on November 13th, bringing together experts to share how to prepare for various mass casualty events.

NYMC news: Center for Disaster Medicine

Pleasantville Patch

Alan Gass: Heart Transplant Specialist

November 06, 2018

Alan GassDr. Gass has appeared as a medical expert in Life Magazine, The New York Times, and on CNN, NBC, CNBC, and local New York news affiliates. He was featured in a one-hour documentary special, “A Change of Heart,” on Dateline NBC, which chronicled the poignant wait of several of his patients for a suitable donor heart.

Faculty news: Alan Gass, M.D., professor of medicine

Whole Health Loving

NYMC Hosts Founder’s Dinner

October 22, 2018

2018 Founder's DinnerOn Sunday, October 14, 2018, New York Medical College (NYMC) hosted its Founder’s Dinner at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Tarrytown, N.Y. This year’s event honored William C. Campbell, Felix Wimpfheimer, MD, and Judith M. Watson.

NYMC Leadership news: William C. Campbell, Ph.D., right, recipient of the William Cullen Bryant Award, Felix Wimpfheimer, M.D. '45, left, recipient of the Alfred B. DelBello Distinguished Service Award, Judith M. Watson, R.N., B.S.N., M.P.H. '07, center, recipient of the Jackson E. Spears Community Service Award

Westfair Communications

When to Get a Mammogram

October 20, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe higher your risk, the more aggressive you may want to be, for example, starting at age 40 or 45 instead of 50 or getting screened once per year instead of every two years, says Marvin Lipman, professor emeritus of clinical medicine at New York Medical College

NYMC faculty: Marvin M. Lipman, M.D., professor emeritus of medicine


Misericordia’s Center for Human Dignity marks first year with name change

October 17, 2018

Ira Bedzow, Ph.D.That commemoration was capped Wednesday evening with a lecture from bioethicist Ira Bedzow, biomedical ethics and humanities program director at New York Medical College.

NYMC Faculty news: Ira Bedzow, M.A., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and director of Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program

Times Leader

Beginning A New Conversation About the End

October 17, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoFor Rabbi Lila Kagedan, who teaches bioethics at New York Medical College and works as a chaplain and clinical ethicist in hospitals and hospices, “The approach to death and dying — and how it is addressed — is evolving in the Jewish community.”

NYMC faculty news: Lila Kagedan, M.Ed., adjunct assistant professor of medicine

The New York Jewish Week

Facing a doctor shortage, NYC looks to Grenada

October 16, 2018

Journal News“It’s immoral,” New York Medical College Chancellor Edward Halperin told The Wall Street Journal in 2016. “I don’t think human illness is a commodity to be sold in the marketplace.”

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

City and State New York

Proposed new medical school could help erase region’s doctor shortage

October 14, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoMid-Hudson natives and graduates of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown, New York Medical College in Valhalla, and Quinnipiac University’s medical school will be given preference for the new residencies


Times Herald-Record

Graduate and Professional Members Take to Capitol Hill to Advocate for Students

October 12, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAssociate Dean Anthony M. Sozzo participated in visits with congressional staff members on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Students.

NYMC news: Anthony M. Sozzo, M.A., M.S.Ed., associate dean for student affairs and director of student financial planning and student activities


Sign Up For 20th Annual Race For Rehab On Sunday

October 04, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe Race for Rehab's goal is to raise awareness and funds for abilities of physically challenged athletes, who lack the resources to participate in athletic events.

NYMC news: Race for Rehab


$428,052 in Federal Funding for New York Medical College

October 02, 2018

Christopher S. Leonard, Ph.D."My research is focused on understanding brain mechanisms of sleep and sleep disorders," said Dr. Christopher Leonard, Interim Chair and Professor of Physiology at NYMC.

NYMC faculty news: Christopher S. Leonard, Ph.D., interim chair and professor of physiology


Board-Certified Dermatologic Surgeon Recommends Epsom Salt Baths For Inflammatory Skin Conditions

September 27, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Dendy Engelman, a board-certified and nationally-acclaimed dermatologic surgeon, tells the Epsom Salt Council that our diets have robbed our bodies of magnesium, which can cause eczema, psoriasis and acne.

NYMC faculty news: Dendy E. Engelman, M.D., clinical assistant professor of dermatology

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

St. John’s Hosts Eight Annual Dribble for the Cure Event

September 26, 2018

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D.Since its inception in 2011, the event has raised more than $500,000 to contribute to the work of Dr. Mitchell Cairo, chief of pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.

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

The Torch

Can Too Much Screen Time Dumb Down Your Kid?

September 26, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAccording to Dr. Shawna Newman, an attending psychiatrist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the study "clearly demonstrates the specific benefit of exercise for children, in addition to that of good sleep hygiene and the limitation of screen time contributing positively to cognitive development."

NYMC faculty news: Shawna G. Newman, M.D., adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences


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