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The Power of Early Detection and Diagnosis

September 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoEach year, some 300,000 people in the United States contract Lyme disease. Early detection and treatment are key. Now there’s a new rapid test that can change the game.

Faculty news: Raymond J. Dattwyler, M.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, medicine and pediatrics

Access Health

Is It Safe to Go Trick-or-Treating During a Pandemic? Experts Have Recommendations

September 24, 2020

Robert Amler“You have to realize the virus is still out there, even on the evening of October 31,” Robert Amler, M.D., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College and a former medical officer with the CDC, tells Glamour. “We take a holiday, but the virus does not.”

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

Glamour

Westchester Health Commissioner Amler praised for Covid-19 Heroes honor

September 23, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoSince the onset of the pandemic in March, Amler’s efforts have been integral to controlling the virus in Westchester County, even as it has resulted in almost 7 million cases nationwide with more than 200,0000 deaths. 

Faculty news: Sherlita Amler, M.D., M.S., clinical associate professor of pediatrics, adjunct professor of public health and senior fellow for Center for Disaster Medicine, George W. Contreras, M.E.P., M.P.H., M.S., CEM, FAcEM, assistant director of the CDM, assistant professor in the Institute of Public Health of the SHSP and assistant director of the Advanced Certificate in Emergency Management Program, Nigel Knox, M.D., clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology

Westchester Business Journal

NYMC VP and Dean Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., talks to WNBC 4 on September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020

Robert AmlerRobert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., vice president for government affairs and dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, talks to WNBC 4 on September 22, 2020.

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

WNBC 4

Will telemedicine create perfect competition?

September 22, 2020

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.That is not how health care operates.At least not yet. In health care, patients with good insurance might have to wait for appointments or services and might encounter impersonal or rude staff. Price is uncorrelated with quality of care. Why?

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

Medical Economics

NYMC VP & Dean Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., talks CDC guideline changes

September 21, 2020

Robert AmlerRobert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., vice president for government affairs and dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, talks to FOX 5 about CDC guideline changes on September 21, 2020.

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

Fox 5

C-Suite Talk: Westfair award winners cite communication, teamwork as keys to success

September 18, 2020

Adam D. Hammerman, M.B.A.Watch Adam D. Hammerman, M.B.A., vice president and chief financial officer of New York Medical College accept his award at the virtual event held on September 10, 2020 at: https://westfaironline.com/csuite2020/ [17:00].

NYMC Leadership news: Adam D. Hammerman, M.B.A., vice president and chief financial officer

Westfair

Want More Women in Leadership Roles? Focus on Their Strategy and Not Their Smile

September 18, 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 Administration news: Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A., vice president of communications and strategic initiatives and Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A., communications specialist

The Globe Post

COVID-19 Imbalance

September 17, 2020

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.Research by Adam Block, Ph.D., an assistant professor of public health at New York Medical College, on the Managed Healthcare Executive® website shows that net operating income in the second quarter of this year had increased by an average of 136.7% relative to the second quarter of 2019.

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

Managed Healthcare Executive

FDA Approves Study to Investigate the Use of Cell Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

September 16, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe trial is being led by Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg at Duke University to determine if infusions of hCT-MSCs are safe and can suppress the hyper-inflammatory response and positively impact the symptom course and duration, as well as the long-term effects of this life-threatening syndrome.

NYMC Alumni news: Joanne Kurtzberg, M.D. '76

Morning News

COVID-19: As we emerge into a 'new normal,' balance your risks | Opinion

September 16, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAs the COVID pandemic continues, people must make tradeoffs between taking on risk in activities and other factors that have value to them — like seeing family and earning income. 

 

Faculty News: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management and George W. Contreras, M.E.P., M.P.H., M.S., CEM, FAcEM, assistant director of the CDM, assistant professor in the Institute of Public Health of the SHSP and assistant director of the Advanced Certificate in Emergency Management Program

LoHud

Where to Buy Clear Face Masks With Windows for Lip Reading

September 16, 2020

Robert AmlerThese clear face masks are crucial for the DDH community, but they may also be a vast improvement for caregivers in a senior facility or even teachers in a classroom, explains Robert Amler, M.D.

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

Good Housekeeping

The Day That Sports Disappeared

September 11, 2020

Stacy Gallin, D.M.H.Athletes have long complained that they are expected to “stick to their sport,” to be seen and not heard. Yet ironically, it was the absence of their presence that will ultimately speak the loudest.

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

The Globe Post

4 clinical chiefs: This is what a high-performing medical team looks like

September 10, 2020

Sean Tedjarati, MDThe COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented pressures on the resources and safety of the country's medical teams. Stories of immense challenges have been juxtaposed with stories of bravery, hope and camaraderie among front-line medical workers.

Faculty news: Sean S. Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., chair of the Department of Obstetrics and gynecology and clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology

Beckers Hospital Review

What Is Cluster Feeding (Aka Why Is My Tiny Human Still Hungry)?

September 09, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“Cluster feeding seems to happen most often during the first few weeks of breastfeeding (because the milk supply may be more erratic) and then again around three months, but it can also occur later,” explains Jeffrey L. Brown, MD and clinical professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College.

Faculty news: Jeffrey L. Brown, M.D., clinical professor of pediatrics

Pure Wow

AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial pause 'a good thing': Dr. Bob Lahita

September 08, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAstraZeneca's decision to pause its global trials of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate over safety concerns should reassure skeptical Americans that "they are looking very carefully at everybody who is getting the vaccine," New York Medical College Professor Dr. Bob Lahita told “Your World" Wednesday.

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

 
Fox News

Challenges of reopening colleges campuses amid COVID pandemic

September 08, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoWest Virginia University moves undergrad classes online due to rise in coronavirus cases; reaction from Dr. Bob Lahita, professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine at St. Joseph's University Hospital.

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

Yahoo Finance

Dr. Bob Lahita predicts coronavirus vaccine will be available in 'mid-December, before the holidays'

September 08, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“It's going to be probably, and I'm going to bet on this, December,” he said. “Mid-December, before the holidays.” Three coronavirus vaccine candidates are currently in the final phase of human trials in the U.S. -- one made by AstraZeneca, one made by Moderna and a third made by Pfizer-BioNTech.

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

Fox News

College, heal thyself

September 05, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAnd yet, in a deeply fractured society facing the greatest global challenge since World War II, academic elites bemoan a growing populist rejection of science just as their own institutions reject the same science that they themselves have advanced, for it does not suit their operational interests.

Faculty news: Douglas Lee Krohn, M.D., clinical assistant professor of pediatrics

The Scarsdale Inquirer

If They Open It, Will You Come?: Tenet & Moviegoing in a Pandemic

September 04, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoWe tell them to wear a mask, we keep social distancing, you can buy food - but don't eat the food until you get into the theater," Lahita advises. "[Family members] can sit next to you because you're with them all the time and you know their health situation. But the [other] people in the theater should be at least two rows apart.

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

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