Week of April 23, 2018
NEWS
NYMC Commemorates Yom Hashaoh

The New York Medical College community commemorated Yom Hashaoh, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on April 17, with a powerful lecture by guest speaker  Howard Israel, D.D.S., second from right, who presented "The Origins of Pernkopf's Anatomy Atlas and The Role of Nazi Medicine in the Holocaust." Dr. Israel, professor of clinical surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, adjunct professor and course director for pain and anxiety control at Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College, and director of the New York Institute of Clinical Oral Pathology, is internationally known for his work as a clinical researcher and expert in the field of temporomandibular joint disorders, surgery and arthroscopy. He is regarded as an important voice in bioethics for his key role in the discovery and recognition of the Nazi origins of the famous classic anatomy book, Pernkopf's Anatomy, leading to many other discoveries and issues surrounding biomedical ethics. View the 2018 Yom Hashoah photo gallery and video. Read the full article...

Camille A. Clare, M.D., M.P.H. '11, Receives 2018 AMWA Gender Equity Award

Camille A. Clare, M.D., M.P.H. '11, center, associate dean of diversity and inclusion for the School of Medicine and associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, was honored with the 2018 Gender Equity Award from the College's chapter of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA). AMWA co-presidents, Emily Convery, left, and Evelyn Orlando, presented Dr. Clare with the award in the presence of the College community at reception on April 16. In addition, her name will be added to the roster of past winners on a plaque hanging outside of the Cooke auditorium. Read the full article...

2018 NYMed Talks Addresses "Medicine and Society, Our Moral Compass"

This year's NYMed Talks held on April 13, captivated the audience with guest speakers covering the thought-provoking topics of the opioid crisis, race and gender in medicine, medical student and physician mental health, gun violence and health care for the homeless. "Medicine and Society, Our Moral Compass," was the theme of the day coordinated by members of the School of Medicine (SOM) from the Class of 2021. View the 2018 NYMed Talks photo galleryRead the full article...

SHSP Hosts Talk on Pollution and the Health of the Planet by Leading Authority on Children's Health

The School of Health Sciences and Practice welcomed guest speaker Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., M.Sc., left, dean for global health, professor of preventive medicine and pediatrics, Arnhold Institute for Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Landrigan, an epidemiologist and pediatrician and one of the world's leading advocates of children's health, presented "Pollution and the Health of the Planet" on April 18. He shared the results of his work on the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, an initiative of The Lancet, the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution, and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in conjunction with the United Nations Environment, United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the World Bank. He was welcomed by, from left: Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs; Amy Ansehl, M.S.N., D.N.P., FNP-BC, assistant dean, associate professor of public health practice, executive director of the Partnership for a Healthy Population, assistant professor of family and community medicine and Director of Community Education and Outreach, Children's Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley; and Allen J. Dozor, M.D., professor of pediatrics and clinical public health, chief of pediatric pulmonology, allergy and sleep medicine and director, Children's Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley.

NYMC Goes Blue for National Autism Awareness Month

Sporting all hues of blue the New York Medical College community showed their support for National Autism Awareness month and joined for a group photo on April 18.

ACCOLADES
Members of the Department of Pharmacology participated in the 17th International Winter Eicosanoid Conference (WEC) held in Baltimore on March 11-13. The meeting was founded and co-organized in 1998 by the late John C. McGiff, M.D., former chairman of the Department of Pharmacology, as an annual forum for the exchange of ideas and learning of exciting new developments in the field of eicosanoids with a focus on cancer, inflammation, diabetes, hypertension, renal and cardiovascular disease. As of 2012, it became a biennial meeting. Michal L. Schwartzman, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology, is a co-organizer of this meeting and in her capacity as editor-in-chief of the journal Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators (PrOLM) served as co-chair of the PrOLM Young Investigators Session in which the four recipients of the PrOLM Young Investigator Awards present their data. Read the full article...

IN THE NEWS

New York Medical College News

White Plains Patch - 4/13/2018

Westchester Magazine - April 2018
Ben C. Watson, Ph.D., vice dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice 
Tricia J. Hiller-Dinoff, M.S., instructor of pediatrics 
James R. McWilliam, M.D., clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery 
Boriana Parvez, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics

Faculty News

The Business Journal - 4/19/2018
 Ammir R. Rabadi, M.D., instructor of family and community medicine 
Iyad Annabi, M.D., clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine 
Sonia A. Velez, M.D., J.D., assistant professor of family and community medicine

Health - 4/16/2018 
Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Self - 4/16/2018  
Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of health policy and management

Affiliate News

HVNN - 4/13/2018
Rifat Latifi, M.D., professor of surgery 

MidHudsonNews - 4/13/2018
Rifat Latifi, M.D., professor of surgery

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College News

J ewish Link of New Jersey - 4/19/2018
Jay P. Goldsmith, D.M.D., founding dean of TouroCDM 
Ronnie Myers, D.D.S., M.S., dean of TouroCDM 
Edward Farkas, D.D.S., vice dean for administrative affairs, TouroCDM


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EVENTS

Tuesday, April 24
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds 11:00 a.m.
School of Medicine Fourth-Year Town Hall Meeting
12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 25
Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
8:00 a.m.
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
8:30 a.m.
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds 
12:00 p.m.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar
12:00 p.m.
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar
2:00 p.m.
Department of Public Health Research Seminar
3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 26
Department of Pharmacology Seminar
11:00 a.m.
Dr.P.H. Student Research Colloquium
3:30 p.m.
Friday, April 27
Convocation of Thanks
1:00 p.m.

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HIGHLIGHTS

AOA Professor's Lecture

The Quest for Excellence


William H. Frishman, M.D.
The Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology

Tuesday, May 1
5:00 p.m.
19 Skyline Drive

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Bench-to-Bedside Seminar Series

Orthoplastic Extremity Reconstruction
L. Scott Levin, M.D.
Paul B. Magnuson Professor of Bone and Joint Surgery Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Professor of Plastic Surgery in Surgery Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, May 2 
5:30 p.m. 
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital

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School of Health Sciences and Practice 

6th Annual Research and Scholarship Day 

Thursday, May 3 
4:30 p.m. 
19 Skyline Drive 

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Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction Ceremony 


Sally Schwab, Ph.D. 
Former Advisor, Gold Humanism Honor Society and Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs

Thursday, May 3 
5:30 p.m. 
MEC Lobby

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Family and Community Medicine Research Day
Samuel M. Jones, M.D. 
Clinical Professor, VCU Dept. of Family Medicine and Population Health 
Program  Director, VCU - Fairfax Family Medicine Residency Program 

Wednesday, May 9
3:00 p.m. 
19 Skyline Drive

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159th Commencement Exercises 

Wednesday, May 23 
5:00 p.m. 
Carnegie Hall 
881  Seventh Avenue 
(at 57th Street)
New York, NY 10019

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5th Annual Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lectureship 

Akos Koller, M.D., Ph.D. Chairman, Scientific Council Institute of Natural Sciences, University of Physical Education, Budapest, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pécs and NYMC adjunct professor of physiology 

Thursday, May 24 
11:00 a.m. 
Chouake Auditorium (BSB) 

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Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medcial College

Golf  Championship

Monday, June 4
Willow Ridge Country Club
Harrison, NY

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