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New York Medical College to Host “Meet The Doctors” Event

Lecture to Focus on Understanding Breast Health

Date: November 13, 2018
 Meet the Doctors: Understanding Breast Health
Meet the Doctors: Understanding Breast Health
Media Contact:

Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A.
Vice President of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
New York Medical College
(914) 594-4552

Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College (NYMC) will host a free community lecture on Tuesday, November 20 at the Mount Pleasant Public Library. The upcoming lecture will examine different aspects of breast health. The lecture is part of the “Meet the Doctors” series which hosts quarterly events on health-related topics of interest to the community. The series provides a venue for area residents to hear from health care professionals on subjects ranging from Zika, concussions, Autism, family caregiving and the effects of substance abuse in minors. ‌‌ The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period.

WHAT:   Meet the Doctors: Understanding Breast Health

              Co-sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Public Library

WHEN:   Tuesday, November 20 – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Mount Pleasant Public Library, 350 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570


Maria Castaldi, M.D., Chief, Breast Surgery WMCHealth Network

Miriam David, M.D., Director, Breast Imaging, WMCHealth Network

Christine Pellegrino, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College Director, Breast Medical Oncology, WMCHealth Network

The event is open to the public and free to attend. For more information, please contact the NYMC Office of Public Relations at (914) 594-4536 or at public_relations@nymc.edu.

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