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25 Self-Care Tips to Boost Your Mental Health Unplug after dinner each night (21 of 25)

October 09, 2020

BioIncTaking a break from social media, even for brief periods, can help lessen your anxieties, and stave off the loneliness that many feel when surfing their channels,” says Dr. Samant Virk, CEO and founder of MediSprout.

BioInc news: Samant Virk, CEO and founder of MediSprout

The Oprah Magazine

Nursing Homes Need More Telehealth

October 08, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoTelehealth’s immediate benefits have been clear, it also offers longer-term capability by increasing healthcare access and providing high-value quality care. It’s now up to the policy makers to help deregulate and invest in the technology to help sustain the rapid growth witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic and help the healthcare system meet nursing home resident’s needs in the future.

Faculty news: Adam S. Herbst, Esq., adjunct assistant professor of medicine

Healthcare Business Today

To stop college students from attending COVID parties, start asking why

October 08, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoIt’s important to remember, when talking about safety and risks, our messages should not simply rely on the medical model (“as your doctor I’m telling you what to do/not do). Large numbers and statistics will not impel them to change behavior. Instead, we need to make it personal. Find anecdotes of young people, or loved ones, who have gotten severely sick to make the point. To deliver the most persuasive argument, make the messages emotional, immediate and personal to compel students to make the necessary changes to keep us all safe and healthy.

NYMC Leadership news: Alan Kadish, M.D., president, Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

University Business

Coronavirus vaccine expected to be available spring 2021

October 07, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNew York Medical College Professor Dr. Bob Lahita provides insight into a coronavirus vaccine.

 

NYMC Faculty news: Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

 

Fox Business

With Liberty and Injustice: America’s Policy of Regulating Bodies and Borders

October 07, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoOver the past few months, we have witnessed instances of racism, xenophobia, and misogyny. Now we confront all three together in the recent reports of the appalling treatment of immigrant women at ICE detention centers.

Faculty news: Stacy Gallin, D.M.H., visiting assistant professor in the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program

The Globe Post

How to Wear a Face Mask

October 06, 2020

Robert AmlerRobert Amler, M.D., the dean of the school of health sciences and practices at New York Medical College, says there’s another way to ensure your face mask is snug. “Whether it’s a surgical mask or cloth covering, once you put it on and secure it, twist your head back and forth, sideways, up and down to see if the fit remains snug in all directions,”

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

Latest Commentary

Experts Share Everything You Need to Know

October 06, 2020

Robert AmlerN95 masks and other surgical respirators may be able to effectively filter the air you’re breathing due to a tight seal around the face, but single-use medical masks and cloth-based masks that are being sold online are not designed to do so, says Robert Amler, M.D.

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

Latest Commentary

WMC Reaches 300th Heart Transplant

October 05, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoWestchester Medical Center reached its 300th Heart Transplant

Faculty news: David Spielvogel, M.D., professor of surgery and Alan Gass, M.D., professor of medicine

Westchester Business Journal

What we know about President Trump's treatment for COVID-19 so far

October 04, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Bob Lahita, a professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine at St. Joseph University Hospital, told CBSN on Friday that the precaution is warranted. "It can turn on a dime, meaning that you can be well and three hours later become dreadfully ill, and that's a big, big issue,"

NYMC Faculty news: Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

CBS News

Doctors of Distinction awards presented virtually

October 03, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoMedical professionals from Westchester and Fairfield were honored for their contributions to health care and medicine during Westfair Communications’ eighth annual Doctors of Distinction awards.

Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D., Vice President for Research, NYMC, and Provost for Biomedical Research, Touro College and University System; John A. Savino, M.D., Professor of Surgery and former Felicien Steichen Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery; Kelly A. Hutcheson, M.D., M.B.A., Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology; Andrew C. Swiderski, M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Ebrahim Afshinnekoo, School of Medicine Class of 2021; Sherlita Amler, M.D., M.S., Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor of Public Health and Senior Fellow for Center for Disaster Medicine; Donald Chen, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine; George W. Contreras, M.P.H., M.S., M.E.P., CEM, FAcEM, Assistant Director, NYMC Center for Disaster Medicine, and Assistant Professor in the Institute of Public Health, School of Health Sciences and Practice

The Business Journal

NYMC Faculty and Global Health Director Dr. Murthy talks COVID-19 with Sky News on October 2, 2020

October 02, 2020

Padmini MurthyPadmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health and global health director and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine, talks COVID-19 with Sky News on October 2, 2020.

Faculty news: Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health and global health director and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine

Sky News

How might President Donald Trump fare with COVID-19?

October 02, 2020

Neil W. SchlugerScienceInsider spoke with Neil Schluger, a pulmonary specialist who is chair of the Department of Medicine at New York Medical College. He was among many doctors who raced to treat patients when New York City suffered a massive surge of COVID-19 cases in the spring.

NYMC Faculty news: Neil W. Schluger, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Chair of the Department of Medicine

 

Science Magazine

Doctor weighs in on Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis

October 02, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoPresident Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions about the implications of the illness given the president's age and other risk factors. Dr. Bob Lahita, professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine at St. Joseph University Hospital, joined CBSN to discuss what we know about the condition.

NYMC Faculty news: Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

CBS News

NYMC Partnership with Dominican College

October 01, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNew York Medical College (NYMC) School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) in Valhalla has partnered with Dominican College in Blauvelt to provide early acceptance programs into the Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science (MS) and Graduate Certificate programs at NYMC’s SHSP.

New York Medical College Affiliate news: Dominican College

Westchester Business Journal

How coronavirus 'super-spreaders' may pass COVID-19 to others

October 01, 2020

Robert AmlerThe term “super-spreader” itself is not a scientific phrase, but a conversational one, Dr. Robert Amler, the dean of New York Medical College’s School of Health Sciences and Practice, previously told Fox Business.

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

Fox News

White Teachers Claiming To Be Black: ‘Cultural Appropriators’ or Seriously Ill?

September 30, 2020

Edward HalperinSome people pretend that they are Black because they have a psychological need to be a person other than they really are. Some people pretend to be police officers or combat veterans because they have a psychological need to think of themselves as a person other than they really are.

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

The College Post

Want more women in leadership roles? Focus on their strategy, not their smile

September 28, 2020

Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A., vice president of communications and strategic initiatives Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A., communications specialistThe most important culture shift is also the simplest. We must all shift to hear what women have to say. We need to listen instead of scrutinizing. Allow women to express their ideas regardless of their looks or the way they speak.

NYMC Leadership news: Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A., vice president of communications and strategic initiatives and Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A., communications specialist

The Business Journal

Chronic care management in the urologic oncology setting

September 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoChronic care management does not have to have a video component, as CMS has ruled that audio communication by itself is sufficient. Typically, telemedicine does have to have a video component; however, this requirement has been waived during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faculty news: Evan R. Goldfischer, M.D., clinical assistant professor of urology

Urology Times

The ‘Exemplary in Dentistry Award’ Goes to Dr. Barbara Tamulewicz, DDS Representing the State of New York for 2020

September 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Tamulewicz provides the utmost care to patients within her own private practice in Brooklyn, New York. Treatments include all facets of general and cosmetic dentistry, including root canal therapy, crowns, bridges, veneers, implants, various oral surgeries.

Faculty news: Barbara Tamulewicz, D.D.S., clinical assistant professor of dental medicine

The Times Record

Dialects and Discrimination

September 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoTo raise our consciousness about linguistic discrimination, we recommend looking inward and challenging our own implicit biases regarding people who sound different. Consider that the differences you hear (and may have previously labeled as “incorrect” and “improper”) may be part of some other language. 

Faculty news: Vikas Grover, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, assistant professor of speech-language pathology

Visible Magazine

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