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New York Medical College Announces Breakthrough Patent

July 14, 2020
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Valhalla, New York— Alan Kadish, M.D., president of New York Medical College (NYMC) and Touro College and University System (TCUS), announced patent number 10,709,883, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a revolutionary new bandage using Nano technology. This exciting new technology was developed by Donald Spector, an inventor with hundreds of U.S. and foreign patents in medicine, entertainment, communications, technology and consumer products.


New York Medical College Announces Academic Affiliation with NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

July 06, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College (NYMC), Valhalla, New York, and NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, Bronx, New York, have announced an academic affiliation designating the hospital as a teaching site for NYMC’s undergraduate medical students. The agreement outlines a mutual obligation to create and maintain a learning environment that promotes the highest standards of medical professionalism.


New York Medical College Announces Seasonal Opening of Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center

June 22, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College (NYMC)’s Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center will open on Tuesday, June 23, by appointment only. Located at 19 Bradhurst Avenue in Hawthorne, New York, the clinic operates every summer to meet the demand of peak Lyme Season.  Appointments are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and may be made by calling (914) 493-7177.


NYMC and Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust (MIMEH) Join Forces to Provide Education Resources on Bioethics in a Time of Political, Economic and Social Instability

June 18, 2020
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VALHALLA, NY – The Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program at New York Medical College (NYMC) is collaborating with Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust (MIMEH) to provide bioethics education as part of the program’s new Master’s degree in Biomedical Ethics and Humanities.


New York Medical College Students to Lead Largest Student Organization for Medical Students of Color

June 15, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – Reba Gillis and Kamila Evans, both fourth-year medical students at New York Medical College’s (NYMC) School of Medicine, were appointed to leadership positions with the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the largest, student-run organization focused on the needs of medical students of color. Ms. Gillis and Ms. Evans were named National Vice President and National External Affairs Committee Co-Chairperson, respectively.


New York Medical College Celebrates Class of 2020 Virtually

May 19, 2020
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Valhalla, N.Y., May 19, 2020 – New York Medical College’s (NYMC) 161st and the Touro College of Dental Medicine’s (TouroCDM) inaugural Commencement exercises were celebrated with online pomp and circumstance at 7:00 p.m. on May 19. An audience of more than 1,600 viewers joined in to view the conferral of 528 degrees to the Class of 2020, including 211 doctor of medicine (M.D.) degrees, 43 doctor of physical therapy (D.P.T.) degrees, 8 doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees, 69 master of science (M.S.) degrees, 91 master of public health (M.P.H.) degrees and 3 doctor of public health (Dr.P.H.) degrees from NYMC and 103 doctor of dental surgery (D.D.S.) from TouroCDM, the first new dental school in New York State in 50 years.


New York Medical College Student Receives Prestigious U.S. Public Health Award

May 18, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – Ebrahim Afshinnekoo, a member of the New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine (SOM) Class of 2021, has received the prestigious 2020 Excellence in Public Health Award by the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) in recognition of his commitment and work to improve health disparities and for exemplifying the USPHS’ mission to protect, promote and advance the health and safety of the U.S.


New York Medical College Launches Master of Science (M.S.) in Medical Ethics

May 11, 2020
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Valhalla, NY – New York Medical College (NYMC) has announced the launch of a Master of Science (M.S.) in Medical Ethics in keeping with its mission to educate outstanding health care professionals for the multicultural world of the 21st century.


New York Medical College Launches Master of Science (M.S.) in Medical Ethics

May 10, 2020
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Valhalla, NY – New York Medical College (NYMC) has announced the launch of a Master of Science (M.S.) in Medical Ethics in keeping with its mission to educate outstanding health care professionals for the multicultural world of the 21st century.


Faculty from New York Medical College and Zucker School of Medicine Create Free E-Book to Educate Children about the Science of COVID-19

May 08, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – Engaging, informative and free – Kelly Stays Home: The Science of Coronavirus is a community outreach tool that teaches children the principles of viral transmission, social distancing and herd immunity and explain why they need to wash their hands, stay home from school and receive shots from their doctor to prevent illness.

In the name of public health outreach, Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health at New York Medical College partnered with his wife, Lauren Block, M.D., M.P.H., a primary care physician at Northwell Health and an associate professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell to create Kelly Stays Home: The Science of Coronavirus. The free e-book seeks to educate children ages 5-12 about the science behind the current COVID-19 pandemic.