Pike County Commissioner Matt Osterberg wants Dr. Robert Ollar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College and consulting microbiologist for the TBD Support Network, to create an electronic journal to inform doctors about new developments in tick-borne diseases.
NYMC faculty: Robert A. Ollar, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of neurology
The Pike Country Courier
Dr. Richard Fazio, who received the Dr. Stanley Stilwell Memorial Award at the Jack Sipp Golf & Tennis Outing a fundraiser to benefit Richmond University Medical Center.
NYMC faculty: Richard A. Fazio, M.D., clinical assistant professor of medicine
Forget everything you’ve ever learned about slowly introducing peanuts to your baby, because according to Dr. Subhadra Siegel, pediatric allergist and immunologist at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.
Faculty news: Subhadra A. Siegel, M.D., M.A., assistant professor of pediatrics
Yorktown Daily Voice
Jenean Castillo, M.A., Ph.D.,assistant professor, Center on Disability and Health in the School of Health Sciences and Practice, Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of public health and director of the Center on Disability and Health, Edward Farkas, D.D.S., vice dean for administrative affairs, TouroCDM, Baldev K. Singh, M.D., clinical associate professor of neurology
Lower Hudson/Bronx MD News
NYMC faculty: Sonia A. Velez, M.D., J.D., interim chair and assistant professor of family and community medicine, Maria Rita Aszalos, M.D., clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine' Rodika Coloka-Kump, D.O., clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine, Jennifer L. Ringstad, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of family and community medicine
MD News Online
"In the study published in SCTM, a multi-institutional team demonstrated significant therapeutic benefits of human placental derived stem cells. The investigation was led by Mitchell Cairo, M.D., chief of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation."
NYMC faculty: Mitchell Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology and cell biology and anatomy, associate chairman of the Department of Pediatrics
Stem Cells Portal
“There are so many well-meaning parents who just want an instruction manual for their kids, which no one has,” says Rachel Biller, a pediatrician with Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of Westchester Medical Center’s Hospital Network.
NYMC faculty: Rachel Biller, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics
New York Post
"Westchester is home to such prestigious institutions of higher learning as New York Medical College...We’ve also got BioInc@NYMC, the Hudson Valley’s only biotech incubator, as well as a pending $1.2 billion deal for a major bioscience-and-tech center in Valhalla."
NYMC news: BioInc@NYMC
“This transformative diagnostic offering will help families avoid long waiting periods for results, false positives and additional testing,” said John Fallon, MD, Director of Pathology at Westchester Medical Center. “If medical treatment is needed, they will be able to receive it in a timely fashion, which is so vital in the treatment of cystic fibrosis.”
NYMC faculty news: John T. Fallon III, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Pathology and professor of medicine
The Business Council of Westchester has announced the appointment of Susan Fox, President and CEO of the Westchester Institute for Human Development as aco-chair of the BCW’s Not-for-Profit Council.
NYMC faculty: Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of public health and director of the Center on Disability and Health
As pediatricians in the neonatal intensive care unit, we cared for several babies whose influenza was so severe they required mechanical ventilators to help them breathe and intravenous medication to help their hearts beat stronger. Our patients survived, but about 150 other children weren’t so fortunate.
NYMC faculty: Shetal I. Shah, M.D., professor of pediatrics, Heather L. Brumberg, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of pediatrics
The Journal News
Jane C. Wright, also known as Jane Jones, was an American pioneering cancer research scientist and surgeon. She is noted for her contributions to the field of chemotherapy.
Alumni news: Jane Cooke Wright, M.D. ’45. She served as associate dean at NYMC from 1967 to 1975.
Dr. Hirsch is Medical Director, Active International Cardiovascular Institute; Co- Director, Good Samaritan Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory; President, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Staff and President, Metropolitan Cardiology Consultants.
NYMC faculty: Cary L. Hirsch, M.D., adjunct assistant professor of medicine
Dr. Ramandeep Sahni, a neurologist at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)
NYMC faculty: Ramandeep Sahni, M.D., assistant professor of neurology
The Daily Voice
“When it comes to our exploding tick-borne disease problem, the Hudson Valley has been feeling the brunt of the brutal bite for years and would greatly benefit from an increase in federal funding necessary to head this tick season off at the pass,” said U.S. Senator Charles Schumer.
NYMC faculty: Sheila M. Nolan, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, Sherlita Amler, M.D., clinical associate professor of pediatrics
Charles E. Schumer United States Senator for New York Press Release
“For those with reflux disease, drinking alkaline water [with an acid level of pH 8.0 or higher] can naturally neutralize acid,” says Dr. Craig Zalvan, associate professor at New York Medical College and an expert on acid reflux.
NYMC faculty: Craig Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Dr. Matthew Lorber, a psychiatrist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, said that MDMA may help people with PTSD remember traumatic incidents and make them easier to deal with in therapy.
NYMC faculty: Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences
“I think that it can be a helpful tool for patients to help with their symptoms while they’re transitioning to a more plant-based diet,” said Dr. Craig Zalvan.
NYMC faculty: Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of clinical otolaryngology
The New York Times
Padmini Murthy, Global Health Director, New York Medical College, USA highlighted, “You have to be practical if you have a mission. It takes a small group of dedicated people to bring in the change. Women, men are in the spelling of women.”
NYMC faculty: Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of health policy and management and global health director and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine
“We are proud to receive this prestigious reverification of our Regional Level I trauma designation from the American College of Surgeons for Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital,” said Rifat Latifi, MD, Director of Surgery and Chief of General Surgery at WMCHealth.
Affiliate and faculty news: Rifat Latifi, M.D., professor of surgery