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Dr. Jerry Nadler | 2019 Health Care Hero for Endocrinology

March 01, 2019

Jerry L. Nadler, M.D.Eastern Virginia Medical School made health care headlines in 2008 when it hired renowned diabetes researcher Dr. Jerry Nadler, who had been head of the endocrinology and metabolism department at the University of Virginia. Nadler will leave EVMS in March to become dean of the New York Medical College School of Medicine in Valhalla, New York.

NYMC Leadership news: Jerry L. Nadler, M.D., MACP, FAHA, FACE, dean of the School of Medicine, professor of medicine and pharmacology

Inside Business

Patients with sickle cell disease may have lower risk for C. difficile

February 27, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoIn introducing their study, Seah H. Lim, MD, PhD, and colleagues from New York Medical College said health care-associated C. difficile infections “might be expected to be more common” in patients with sickle cell disease, and not less common, as the study found.

NYMC faculty news: Seah H. Lim M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

Healio

2019 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health

February 27, 2019

Keosha T. Bond, EdD, MPH, CHESThe National Minority Quality Forum is proud to announce the selection of the 2019 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health. After receiving hundreds of applications from healthcare professionals across the country, these 40 represent the next generation of thought leaders in reducing health disparities.

NYMC Faculty news: Koesha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES, assistant professor of public health. (Note: Khadijah Breathett, M.D., is from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, not NYMC)

Minority Quality Forum

New York Medical College’s historical role in medical advancement for people of color

February 13, 2019

Edward HalperinEdward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer speaks with Fios1 about NYMC's role in advancing medical care and education for people of color.

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

 

Fios1

This Breathing Exercise Can Calm You Down in a Few Minutes

February 07, 2019

Patricia GerbargThis form of breathwork emerged after years of studying the ancient breathing practices of indigenous people around the world, from yoga and qi gong to African, Hawaiian, and Native American traditions, explains Patricia Gerbarg, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College

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

Vice

New York Medical College - Dr. Keosha Bond

February 06, 2019

Keosha T. Bond, EdD, MPH, CHESKeosha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES, assistant professor of public health speaks on the president's plan to defeat HIV/AIDS.

NYMC faculty news: Keosha T. Bond, Ed.D., M.P.H., CHES, assistant professor of public health

WDEL Radio - YouTube

Annette Choolfaian

February 05, 2019

Annette Choolfaian-RIPAnnette Choolfaian, RN, MPA passed away peacefully on February 2, 2019. She was a distinguished health care professional devoting her life to improving access to and quality of health care for all Americans, particularly the underserved. She spent the last two decades of her career in academia as a professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management at New York Medical College.

NYMC faculty news: Annette Choolfaian, R.N., M.P.A., professor emerita of health policy and management

North Jersey

Influenza widespread statewide, those hospitalized up 16 percent

February 01, 2019

Robert Amler, M.D.Dr. Robert Amler, dean of New York Medical College’s School of Health Sciences in Westchester, said the science behind why a strain can prove deadly in one season but become mild in the next is not fully understood.  “It’s impossible to get into the mind of the flu virus,” said Amler, a former chief medical officer at the CDC. “There’s an ecological shift that occurs. These strains are out there, but at various times, one strain will become dominant over the other.”

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

Newsday

12 GI leaders to know | January 2019

January 31, 2019

Edward LebovicsEdward Lebovics, MD, is Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center's gastroenterology and hepatobiliary diseases section chief and director. Dr. Lebovics is the Upham Professor of Gastroenterology at the Valhalla-based New York Medical College. Dr. Lebovics' areas of interest include liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease and advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

NYMC faculty news: Edward Lebovics, M.D., professor of medicine

Becker’s GI & Endoscopy

10 of the best things to eat for breakfast on the Mediterranean diet

January 31, 2019

Craig Zalvan"Overnight oats with a tablespoon of peanut butter, and blueberries. It's simple to prepare, has more soluble fiber and antioxidants, and is filling," Dr. Craig Zalvan, clinical professor of otolaryngology at New York Medical College, told INSIDER.

NYMC faculty news: Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of clinical otolaryngology

Insider

Transitions

January 31, 2019

Salomon AmarAppointments - Salomon Amar, professor of pharmacology, microbiology and immunology at New York Medical College and provost for biomedical research and chief biomedical research officer at Touro College and University System, has been named vice president for research at New York Medical College.

NYMC leadership news: Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D., vice president for research, professor of pharmacology and microbiology and immunology at NYMC, provost for biomedical research and chief biomedical research officer for Touro College and University System, and professor of dental medicine at Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC

Chronicle of Higher Education

Faculty in Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

January 24, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAdvancing Care in the Hudson Valley

NYMC faculty: Damon A. Delbello, M.D., assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery; William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and professor of pharmacology, Tanya Dutta, M.D., M.A., clinical associate professor of medicine and assistant professor of radiology, Boriana Parvez, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, Julio A. Panza, M.D., professor of medicine, Cary S. Passik, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, Srihari S. Naidu, M.D., professor of medicine, David Spielvogel, M.D., professor of surgery, Ramin Malekan, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, Tanya Dutta, M.D., M.A., clinical associate professor of medicine and assistant professor of radiology, Joshua B. Goldberg, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, Michael H. Gewitz, M.D., professor of pediatrics, Syed H.M. Naqvi, M.D., clinical assistant professor of medicine, Kausik Kar, M.D., assistant professor of medicine

Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

One of America’s biggest hospitals invests in the meal-delivery space

January 24, 2019

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.“Hospital volume is going down—and that means hospital revenue is going down,” says Adam Block, a professor of public health at New York Medical College. “So hospitals are looking for ways to continue to be financially successful.”

NYMC faculty: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

The New Food Economy

A life-saving and life-taking 19th century medical instrument

January 17, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoA life-saving and life-taking 19th century medical instrument

NYMC leadership and faculty news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer and Yvonne S. Thornton, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology

The Pharos

Kidney donation links women together forever

January 17, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Thomas Diflo, chief of intra-abdominal organ transplantation at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, performed the successful surgery on January 11.

 

NYMC Faculty news: Thomas Diflo, M.D., professor of surgery

MidHudsonNews

Partnership Improves Oral Healthcare for Patients with Special Needs

January 16, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“WIHD is pleased to partner with TCDM to help train these future dental professionals,” said Susan Fox, PhD, president and CEO of WIHD. “A well-trained dental workforce, with experience in working with individuals with severe disabilities, is essential to assure that these individuals have access to proper and regular dental care in the community.”

NYMC and TouroCDM faculty news: Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management and director of the Center on Disability and Health, Ronnie Myers, D.D.S., M.S., dean of TouroCDM, Jay P. Goldsmith, D.M.D., founding dean of TouroCDM

Dentistry Today

NYMC and St. John’s Train for Disasters

January 14, 2019

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNew York Medical College’s Center for Disaster Medicine recently conducted an eight-hour mass casualty triage training course with staff at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers.

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 and David Markenson, M.D., M.B.A., medical director, Center for Disaster Medicine

The Business Journal

Suite Talk: Westchester Institute for Human Development President and CEO Susan Fox

January 12, 2019

Susan FoxAs leader of the Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD), Susan Fox oversees an organization that provides specialized medical, dental and psychological services to more than 5,000 people with intellectual and development disabilities each year.

Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management and director of the Center on Disability and Health

The Business Journal

Hospitals are now required to post prices, but they warn the list is not what you’ll pay

January 12, 2019

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.So what can consumers do with this information? Adam Block, a health economist and assistant professor at New York Medical College’s School of Health Sciences and Practice, noted that consumers don’t always have the luxury of shopping around for care, such as for an emergency cardiac bypass.

NYMC faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

The Business Journal

De Blasio's NYC Care isn't likely to decrease emergency room visits, experts say

January 10, 2019

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.“It is the right idea, but operationally it is much harder to do,” said Adam Block, an assistant professor of public health at the New York Medical College. “To assume that that is going to happen is a very strong assumption.”

NYMC faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

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