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New York Medical College Opens Family Health Center to Provide Primary Care to Community Members

November 07, 2019
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Valhalla, NY, – New York Medical College (NYMC) celebrated a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, November 6 to mark the opening of its new Family Health Center, an outpatient faculty practice, open to the surrounding community and members of NYMC. Located in the same building as the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) at NYMC, the new health care center provides same day or walk-in appointments on Monday through Friday. By co-locating the two community-focused healthcare services, NYMC and TCDM created an integration of oral health with primary care—enriching education opportunities for the dental and medical students, improving patient outcomes and promoting the new model of dental health which recognizes the important link between dental and primary health.


Bioinc@NYMC Celebrates Grand Opening of Expanded Space and Five-Year Anniversary with State and Local Leaders

October 31, 2019
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Valhalla, NY – BioInc@NYMC, the fully-equipped biotechnology incubator, located on the New York Medical College (NYMC) campus in the mid-Hudson Valley, held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, October 30 to celebrate its major expansion and mark the incubator’s five-year anniversary. New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins, Westchester County Executive George S. Latimer and New York State Assembly Member Thomas Abinanti attended the ribbon cutting alongside NYMC leadership and community members.


New York Medical College Honors Distinguished Community Health Leaders at Annual Founder’s Dinner

September 19, 2019
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Valhalla, New York On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, New York Medical College (NYMC) hosted its Founder’s Dinner at The Surf Club on the Sound in New Rochelle, N.Y. The annual fundraising event brought together more than 325 academic, healthcare, business and community leaders to celebrate NYMC’s proud history and promising future, and to honor distinguished community leaders for their impactful and transformative achievements. Proceeds of the evening directly benefit NYMC students through student scholarships and important initiatives, and further NYMC’s success in educating the next generation of physicians and healthcare providers and support life-saving biomedical research.


New York Medical College Awarded $450,000 to Expand BioInc@NYMC Facility and Center for Disaster Medicine

August 06, 2019
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Valhalla, New York –New York Medical College (NYMC) has been awarded $450,000 from New York State for the expansion and improvement of both BioInc@NYMC, NYMC’s biotechnology incubator, a designated New York State Innovation HotSpot, and the Center for Disaster Medicine, the College’s research and training center that has been preparing medical responders to be disaster-ready at a moment’s notice for the past 13 years. NYMC was one of only four Hudson Valley-based colleges, and one of 35 colleges and universities in New York to receive the grant aimed at supporting infrastructure improvements at New York’s private, not-for-profit colleges and universities.


Dribble For The Cure Returns to St. John’s University on Saturday, September 21, 2019

August 05, 2019
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Irvine, CA  – The 9th annual Dribble for the Cure, which has raised more than $500,000, will take place Saturday, September 21 on the St. John’s University campus. The Red Storm men’s and women’s basketball teams and the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) will once again join forces in the fight against pediatric cancer.


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.