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Sean Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A. to Lead Obstetrics and Gynecology Programs at Westchester Medical Center Health Network and New York Medical College

July 12, 2019
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Valhalla, NY – Sean Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., has been appointed Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at academic affiliate New York Medical College (NYMC), where he is currently a Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Peter Panzica, M.D., Joins Westchester Medical Center Health Network as Director of Anesthesiology and New York Medical College as Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology

June 17, 2019
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Valhalla, N.Y. – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and academic affiliate New York Medical College recently named anesthesiologist Peter Panzica, M.D., as Director of Anesthesiology for WMCHealth’s Valhalla and Poughkeepsie campuses, as well as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and associate professor of anesthesiology at New York Medical College.


New York Medical College Celebrates 160th Graduating Class

May 21, 2019
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Valhalla, N.Y. – Internationally recognized leader in biotech innovation, George D. Yancopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver the Commencement address to the New York Medical College (NYMC) Class of 2019 at New York Medical College's 160th Commencement exercises on May 22 at 5:00 p.m. at Carnegie Hall in New York City. NYMC will award 414 degrees in total including 200 doctor of medicine (M.D.) degrees, 42 doctor of physical therapy (D.P.T.) degrees, eight doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees, 74 master of science (M.S.) degrees, 84 master of public health (M.P.H.) degrees and 6 doctor of public health (Dr.P.H.) degrees to the Class of 2019.


New York Medical College Opens Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center For Summer Season

May 21, 2019
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Valhalla, NY, – In line with the official start of summer—peak Lyme disease season—New York Medical College (NYMC) announced the seasonal opening of its Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center at 19 Bradhurst Avenue, Hawthorne, NY. Operating on a walk-in basis, the Center will be open June 3r through August 29 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


New York Medical College Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters Awarded $925,000 In State Funding

April 25, 2019
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Valhalla, NY, – The New York Medical College (NYMC) Center for Disaster Medicine, the New York State Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters, will receive $925,000 from New York State, a major increase in funding for a vitally needed program. New York State increased its financial support for the Center from an initial annual pledge of $500,000 to $925,000, a sum that is matched by NYMC in support of the expanding work and impact of the Center.


Dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences at New York Medical College Selected as 2019 Westchester County “Healthcare Hero”

April 18, 2019
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Valhalla, NY, – Marina K. Holz, Ph.D., the dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences at New York Medical College (NYMC), will be honored by Westchester Magazine as a 2019 Westchester County “Healthcare Hero.” Dr. Holz was selected along with nine other individuals for her work in community service, innovative research and leadership in the local Westchester medical community.


New York Medical College Announces Partnership with the Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine

March 22, 2019
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VALHALLA, NY – The Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College (NYMC) has partnered with the Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUCOM-CA) to support continued medical education for students.


Live the Best Life Possible: Celebrate 2019 National Public Health Week at NYMC

March 21, 2019
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VALHALLA, NY – The 2019 National Public Health Week at the New York Medical College (NYMC) kicks off on Monday, April 1st, with a series of presentations throughout the week focused on “Discovering Public Health.” National Public Health Week is celebrated the first week of April as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation's health.


Graduating Students at New York Medical College School of Medicine Celebrate Their Residency Training Placement

March 15, 2019
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VALHALLA, NY – Today at noon, seniors at New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine (SOM), along with graduating medical students across the nation, found out where they were matched to medical residency programs. Conducted annually by the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), the Match uses a computer algorithm to match the preferences of applicants with the preferences of residency programs, in order to fill the available training positions at U.S. teaching hospitals.


New York Medical College Awarded Grant to Improve Pediatric Care In New York State

February 19, 2019
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Valhalla, NY – New York Medical College (NYMC) has acquired two innovative teaching devices thanks to generous 2017 and 2018 grants from The Children’s Dream Foundation, an organization working to advance pediatric emergency medicine in New York’s Hudson Valley region.