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Lyme disease tests on the horizon

September 02, 2018

Lyme Disease Diagnostic CenterAnother group is aiming to detect Lyme disease with an immunoassay based on cytokines, small proteins that affect immune response to pathogens. Paul Arnaboldi, a professor at New York Medical College and lead research scientist at peptide synthesis company Biopeptides, is leading the project.

NYMC faculty: Paul M. Arnaboldi, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology

Chemical and Engineering News

Pleasantville football coach changes tackling style to prevent head injuries

September 01, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAccording to a study done by a professor at New York Medical College, 99 percent of NFL players in a brain donation program were diagnosed with brain damage after death.

NYMC faculty: Patric K. Stanton, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy and neurology

News 12 Westchester

Caregiver crunch: Boomers struggle to hold jobs while caring for aging parents

August 31, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAmericans who provide care for their aging parents lose an estimated $3 trillion in wages, pension and Social Security benefits when they take time off to do so, according to research by MetLife Mature Market Institute, the National Alliance for Caregiving and the Center for Long-Term Care at New York Medical College.

NYMC news: enter for Long-Term Care

Journal Sentinel

Hudson Valley College Students Discuss Paying for College

August 31, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoRepresenting NYMC: Anthony M. Sozzo, M.A., M.S.Ed., associate dean for student affairs and director of student activities and student financial planning, New York Medical College and graduate/professional caucus chair of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

NYMC news: Anthony M. Sozzo, M.A., M.S.Ed., associate dean for student affairs and director of student activities and student financial planning

News 12 Westchester

Soldiers' Suicide Attempts Often Come Without Prior Mental Health Diagnosis

August 29, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News Logo"The ability to predict suicidal acts or behavior has been found historically to be quite limited worldwide, and there is evidence that military services members are especially vulnerable due to their exposure to increased, variable stressors," noted Dr. Shawna Newman

NYMC faculty news: Shawna G. Newman, M.D., adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry & behavioral sciences

HealthDay

August Anxiety: Why We Get Anxious at the End of Summer

August 28, 2018

Stephen FerrandoAutumn anxiety can feel like the Sunday night blues (a.k.a the “Sunday scaries”), but for an entire month. It’s also similar to SAD but has a different effect. According to Stephen Ferrando, director of psychiatry at Westchester Medical Center

NYMC faculty news: Stephen J. Ferrando, M.D., Har Esh Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Thrive Global

17 Weird Things That May Affect Your Heart Disease Risk

August 27, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“We still want to treat the breast cancer, but there are consequences of the therapy that may be long term,” says William Frishman, MD, professor of medicine at New York Medical College

NYMC faculty news: William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and professor of pharmacology

MSN

Westchester Institute for Human Development launches mobile dental clinic

August 23, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“We are delighted to unveil this beautiful new Mobile Dental Clinic, which will allow us to better serve individuals with severe disabilities who have significant barriers to proper and regular access to dental care,” said Dr. Susan Fox, president and CEO of WIHD.

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

The Business Journal

New Mobile Dental Clinic Coming to the Hudson Valley

August 22, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News Logo"We provide the full range of dental services that you might receive in a dental office," said Susan Fox, President and CEO of the Westchester Institute for Human Development.

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

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7 What you should know about ‘teatox’ as a way to detox

August 20, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“Chronic laxative use, in any form, and especially in combination with a diuretic, can lead to blood potassium deficits,” says Marvin M. Lipman, professor emeritus of clinical medicine at New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y.

NYMC faculty news: Marvin M. Lipman, M.D., professor emeritus of medicine

The Washington Post

Good Samaritan Hospital Designated As 'Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite'

August 20, 2018

Good SamaritanGood Samaritan Hospital promotes breastfeeding by providing education to new mothers on its benefits and by also providing support and resources to mothers looking for breastfeeding guidance once they leave the hospital.

NYMC affiliate news: Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, D.O., M.P.H., DABFM, FAAFP, distinguished visiting professor in the Department of Public Health, division of Health Behavior and Community Health

Daily Voice

CareMount Medical latest provider to offer virtual visits to the doctor

August 18, 2018

BioIncBased at the New York Medical College biotech incubator in Valhalla, Medisprout is a tech startup focused on building a platform for doctors and patients to easily schedule and host virtual consultations.

BioInc@NYMC news:

The Business Journal

State Senator Terrence Murphy Launches Bid For Re-Election

August 18, 2018

Bioterrorism and Disaster Medicine Training Center"He's delivered the Hudson Valley's first Center of Excellence to Valhalla's New York Medical College to combat bioterrorism, brought home funds for new Chromebooks for our elementary school, opened a new dental school here at Touro College of Medicine and secured $1 million for the downtown revitalization of Hawthorne. I am proud to stand with the very best man for the job."

NYMC news: Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine and Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters

Patch

New Tick Found in Rockland

August 16, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNew York State Department of Health research scientists collaborated with researchers at Fordham University and at the Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center of New York Medical College to identify these ticks.

NYMC news: Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, D.O., M.P.H., DABFM, FAAFP, distinguished visiting professor in the Department of Public Health, division of Health Behavior and Community Health, Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center

Rockland County Times

7 Sneaky Signs of Lyme Disease

August 15, 2018

Lyme Disease Diagnostic CenterLyme disease experts, John Aucott, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, director of Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Clinical Research Center, and Gary Wormser, M.D., of New York Medical College, founder of Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center share what you need to know to safe.

NYMC faculty: Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine

Dr. Oz

New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Dr. Rifat Latifi Chair of Surgery

August 14, 2018

Rifat Latifi, M.D.Rifat Latifi, M.D., FACS, FICS, has been named chair of the Department of Surgery at New York Medical College (NYMC).

NYMC leadership news: Rifat Latifi, M.D., chair and professor of the Department of Surgery, John A. Savino, M.D., professor of surgery and former Felicien Steichen Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

Illyria

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

August 10, 2018

Patricia Gerbarg“Yoga is an experiential system that can enhance physical and mental health,” Patricia Gerbarg, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College in Valhalla, told Psychiatry Advisor.

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

Psychiatry Advisor

Westchester Medical Center Health Network names chief clinical integration officer

August 10, 2018

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s HospitalValhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center Health Network, a 10-hospital system, selected Sean Tedjarati, MD, to serve as chief clinical integration officer.

NYMC faculty: Sean S. Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of obstetrics & gynecology

Becker’s Hospcial Review

Rome Memorial looks forward to medical students

August 10, 2018

Rome Memorial HospitalThe quality of care also should improve, officials said. Educational programs bring constant learning and cutting-edge care to hospitals and physician practices offer better care when they have educational programs because there is constant learning, said Dr. Gladys M. Ayala, interim vice dean of the college.

NYMC news: Gladys M. Ayala, M.D., M.P.H., interim vice dean for the School of Medicine

Observer-Dispatch

What Dentists Earn: 2018 Edition

August 07, 2018

TCDM“With the aging population, we know that there is a projected shortage for dentists nationwide, and Touro College of Dental Medicine was established in part to help solve this problem,” said Edward Farkas, DDS, vice dean of the school.

NYMC news: Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College and Edward Farkas, D.D.S., vice dean for administrative affairs, TouroCDM

Dentistry Today