Dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences at New York Medical College Selected as 2019 Westchester County “Healthcare Hero”
Marina K. Holz, Ph.D., one of 10 medical professionals honored this year for community service, innovative research and academic leadership
Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A.
Vice President of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
New York Medical College
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.
As part of this recognition, Dr. Holz will be featured in the May 2019 issue of Westchester Magazine and be honored at a celebratory luncheon.
“Dr. Holz joined NYMC at the beginning of the fall semester, but has already made a significant impact on our school,” said Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer. “From her extraordinary work in cancer research to her commitment to mentoring and training the next generation of biomedical researchers, the Westchester community has much to gain from Dr. Holz.”
“Westchester Magazine’s “Healthcare Heroes” represent the best medical professionals in our community and I am honored to be included in this list of talent,” said Dr. Holz. “I look forward to continuing my work in Westchester and continuing to serve this community.”
About New York Medical College
Founded in 1860, New York Medical College (NYMC) is one of the oldest and largest health sciences colleges in the country with nearly 1,500 students and 330 residents and clinical fellows, more than 2,600 faculty members and 23,500 living alumni. The College, which joined the Touro College and University System in 2011, is located in Westchester County, New York, and offers degrees from the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, the School of Health Sciences and Practice, the Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC and the Touro College School of Health Sciences’ nursing program at NYMC. NYMC provides a wide variety of clinical training opportunities for students, residents, and practitioners.