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Permanent Nerve Damage for Some COVID-19 Survivors

September 04, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoProne-triggered PNI may also result from "the way patients are positioned and the weight it may put on certain nerves for prolonged periods of time," said Dr. Armeen Poor, an attending physician of pulmonary critical care medicine at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York City.

Faculty news: Armeen D. Poor, M.D., clinical assistant professor of medicine

Doctors Lounge

Did Obama Violate the ‘Standard of Behavior for Ex-President’? No, he did not

August 31, 2020

Edward HalperinLet's spend more time discussing the real issues of the campaign and less on defending rules of presidential etiquette, which history teaches us, never existed.

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

Westchester and Fairfield Country Business Journals (page 18)

Westchester County Youth Bureau Hosts “COVID 19: Preparing for Back to School”

August 31, 2020

Arlene G. AdlerThe Westchester County Youth Bureau is offering this virtual forum FREE for parents, students, and youth service providers. Expert panelists will include: Dr. Arlene G. Adler, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry, New York Medical College

NYMC faculty news: Arlene G. Adler, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics

Westchester County Government

‘No Ordinary Time,’ No Ordinary Conversation

August 31, 2020

Edward HalperinRecently, Vilma Bordonaro, chief of staff to New York Medical College Chancellor and CEO Edward C. Halperin, M.D.; legendary New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera; and New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson came together at the city’s Refuge of Hope Church, where Rivera’s wife, Clara, is pastor, to discuss the coronavirus, education, leadership and inspiration.

NYMC Leadership news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer and Vilma E. Bordonaro, M.B.A., chief of staff

WAG Magazine

Hey. You. Sit Down and Shut Up

August 31, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“If you’re going to do phase four opening of essentially nonessential locales such as restaurants, gyms, tattoo parlors, and barbershops, I would think those would be of more risk than going to a movie theater, because of their inherent proximity to strangers,” Lahita said.

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

The Bulwark

A summer reading list for new medical students during a pandemic

August 31, 2020

Edward HalperinI prepared a list and asked for input from my friends and family, virtually of course. I organized the books into six categories: novels; medical heroes; specialties; infectious diseases and diagnostics; race and medicine; and mortality or the nature of medical practice.

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

The Pharos (Alpha Omega Alpha)

Why This Expert Has Hope for a 'Silver Bullet' Against Coronavirus

August 28, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe World Health Organization has warned that there might never be a “silver bullet” to protect against the coronavirus. Dr. Bob Lahita, a professor of medicine at New York Medical College, joined LX News to explain why vaccine progress is making him more hopeful.

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

NBC

Playing the Un-Naming Game in New York Is Harder Than It Seems

August 28, 2020

Edward HalperinAs a history professor, I get to play a game with my students: walk around New York City, with a mask on of course, and identify places that you can argue should be “un-named.”

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

The Globe Post

Port Washington Couple's Kids Book Explains New Normal In Schools

August 27, 2020

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.Adam Block, a health economist and assistant professor of public health at New York Medical College, told Newsday he was inspired after finding little on the subject appropriate for their children, ages 7 and 4.

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

Patch

Husband-and-Wife Doctors Write Children’s Book on Coronavirus

August 27, 2020

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.In March, Lauren and Adam Block were among the millions of parents who saw in a very short time span how much their lives and the lives of their children changed.

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

The Examiner

Just How Safe Are NATO’s “CinemaSafe” Health & Safety Protocols? We Asked Health Experts To Review The Risks

August 27, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoEven Dr. Robert Lahita (chairman of medicine at St. Joseph’s Health in New Jersey, professor of medicine at New York Medical College, and adjunct professor of medicine at Rutgers), whom I’ve talked to throughout the shutdown and is otherwise bullish on reopening, finds this spacing insufficient. “Just to be safe, I would do two empty rows,” he says. “That’s what the churches are doing and the temples are doing.

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

The Playlist

Are Physicians Hypocrites for Supporting Black Lives Matter Protests and Opposing Anti-Lockdown Protests? An Ethical Analysis

August 27, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoIf the medical community expresses the opinion that mass gatherings during a pandemic endanger health, then it would seem that all mass gatherings should be equally condemned. Like most things in medicine however, there is a risk-benefit balance to be considered.

Faculty news: Randy A. Goldberg, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of medicine

Bioethics

GoBroad Healthcare Group Showcases Innovative Hematologic Treatment Capabilities at the China Precision Medicine Forum

August 26, 2020

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D.First launched in 2019, the event was joined by over 500 prominent medical experts across the globe to present the latest development, innovative insights in the field. Prof. Mitchell S. Cairo of New York Medical College is invited to give keynote speech.

NYMC Faculty news: Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy

WFMZ-TV

Adjusting to life in the pandemic

August 25, 2020

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.“I couldn’t help noticing there was nothing to read them to explain what was going on in their lives right now,” said Adam, 42, an economist and assistant professor of public health at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. “I mean, I love reading them books about dinosaurs, but it doesn’t have much relevance.”

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

Newsday

Dr. Amler on Fox 5 NY Discussing COVID-19 Reinfections

August 25, 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, discusses COVID-19 reinfections with Fox 5 New York.

 

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

Fox 5 New York

Nurturing Neonates During COVID-19: 8 Steps for Safe Transitions

August 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoFamilies need to be equipped with knowledge from professionals and made to feel confident in applying that knowledge at home with fewer physical visits and more teletherapy appointments. 

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

Medbridge

Don’t Panic Over Covid-19 Reinfection Report, Expert Says

August 25, 2020

Neil W. SchlugerDr. Neil Schluger, chairman of the department of medicine at the New York Medical College, says that the report underlines the complexity of developing a vaccine for Covid-19.

 

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

 

Barron's

Long Island couple writes back-to-school coronavirus children's book

August 25, 2020

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.Lauren and Adam Block, of Port Washington, wrote "Kelly Goes Back to School: More Science on the Coronavirus" as a way to help children understand the changes they will see in school this fall, such as friends and teachers wearing masks.

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

ABC 7 New York

Is It Safe to Go to a Movie Theater Right Now?

August 24, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoSo I again rang up Dr. Robert Lahita, chairman of medicine at St. Joseph’s Health in New Jersey, professor of medicine at New York Medical College, and adjunct professor of medicine at Rutgers, to discuss whether or not we should be rushing to the box office this week.

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

Vulture

We Must Avoid a Repeat of the Battle Between Upper West Siders and Homeless New Yorkers

August 21, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAs the homelessness crisis persists and the threat of a second covid wave looms, this is an issue in which every New Yorker has a stake, even if they do not yet know it. New York City has the infrastructure and expertise to be a national leader in this area.

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

Gothmam Gazette

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