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Sufferers describe the terrifying fog of tick-borne illness

May 16, 2018

Dr. Robert OllarPike 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

Scenes from RUMC's Jack Sipp Outing at the Country Club

May 15, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. 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


Want To Avoid Peanut Allergies? Start Young, Says WMC

May 14, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoForget 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

People in the News

May 14, 2018

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

Saint Joseph's Medical Center: Primary Care for the Full Spectrum of Life

May 10, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNYMC 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

Stem Cells Might Provide Breakthrough In Treating Severe Blistering Disease, RDEB

May 10, 2018

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D."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

Why parents are ditching traditional parenting methods for this controversial style

May 09, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“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

25 Reasons to do Business Here

May 09, 2018

BioInc"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

Westchester Magazine

One-of-a-Kind Cystic Fibrosis Screening at Westchester Med

May 08, 2018

John Fallon“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


Business Council of Westchester Announces Appointment of Co-Chairs of Not-For-Profit Council

May 07, 2018

Susan FoxThe 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

Inside Chappaqua

Why infants and toddlers in daycare need to get the flu vaccine

May 07, 2018

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s HospitalAs 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

The Complete List of Genius Black American (African American) Inventors, Scientists and Engineers with Their Revolutionary Inventions

May 04, 2018

Jane Cooke WrightJane 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.

Interesting Engineering

Honorees Celebrated At Good Samaritan Hospital's 33rd Annual Spring Ball

May 02, 2018

Cary L. Hirsch, M.D.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

Daily Voice

In The Face Of Sorrow, One Family Rallies Around Mother's Disorder

May 02, 2018

Ramandeep Sahni, M.D.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

Schumer: The Feds Need To Send In The Dollars Rockland/Westchester/Putnam Need To Fight The Tick War

May 02, 2018

“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

5 Grilling Tips For Avoiding Acid Reflux

May 01, 2018

Craig Zalvan“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


Ecstasy May Help Some With PTSD, but Risks Remain

May 01, 2018

Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A.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


Is Alkaline Water Really Better for You?

April 27, 2018

Craig Zalvan“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

Engineering Change with Data Analytics & Innovation

April 27, 2018

Padmini MurthyPadmini 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

Business World

Westchester Medical Center reverified as Level I trauma center

April 26, 2018

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital“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


Poughkeepsie Journal

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