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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

MSN

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

NYMC News

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

NASFAA

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

Patch.com

$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

Patch.com

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

HealthDay

Caregiving is Causing Women to Leave the Workforce

September 26, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoIn all, the total cost impact of caregiving on the female caregiver who leaves her job is $324,044. This is an estimate, according to research from the MetLife Mature Market Institute in partnership with the National Alliance for Caregiving and the Center for Long Term Care Research and Policy at NYMC.

NYMC news: Center for Long-Term Care

Prime Women

Making Rounds

September 26, 2018

Jerry Nadler, M.D. Dean of SOMNew York Medical College named Jerry Nadler (not the congressman) dean of its medical school, starting in March 2019.

NYMC leadership news: Jerry L. Nadler, M.D., MACP, FAHA, FACE, dean of the School of Medicine, effective March 2018

Politico New York Health Care

Halperin to lecture on anti-Semitism

September 26, 2018

Journal NewsEdward Halperin, M.D., M.B.A., the chancellor and CEO of New York Medical College, will deliver a lecture on a little-known episode of anti-Semitic violence in American medical education.

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

Westfair Online

Local News

September 25, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNew York Medical College affiliate news

NYMC affiliate news: Good Samaritan Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Calvary Hospital, CareMount Medical, Northern Westchester Hospital

MD News

People in the News

September 25, 2018

Jenean CastilloThe Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) announces the appointment of Jenean Castillo, PhD, as Director of the federally funded Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) interdisciplinary training program at WIHD.

NYMC faculty news: Jenean A. Castillo, M.A., Ph.D., assistant professor, Center on Disability and Health in the School of Health Sciences and Practice

MD News

Study Reveals Protein Behind RDEB's Painful Symptoms and How Stem Cells Might Stop It

September 24, 2018

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D.In the study in STEM CELLS, New York Medical College colleagues Mitchell Cairo, M.D., and Yanling Liao, Ph.D., led a team intent on uncovering the role of a protein called transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ) in RDEB.

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

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