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The Week of May 19, 2014

In Touch

NEWSWORTHY:


InTouch goes online and green

The Office of Public Relations is committed to keeping the College community InTouch with activities and happenings at New York Medical CollegeŚwe are just doing it in a different way. InTouch, the College newsletter, is now an online publication dedicated to increase awareness of programs and activities at the College. This is just one of the ways NYMC is going green and increasing our campus sustainability. InTouch will continue to inform the College community about announcements and news and will feature stories about research, curriculum or programs of study, student accomplishments, unique or interesting personal achievements, growing trends or patient care with an academic focus. We welcome your comments and inquiries.

 

New Student Senate President takes the helm

Suparna Shah, Class of 2015, has been elected president of the Student Senate. Ms. Shah, better known around campus as Supa, joined the College community after leaving successful careers in information technology and finance.  Read more...

 

 

D.P.T. Class of 2014 get ready for Commencement

DPT 2014

Members of the doctorate of physical therapy (D.P.T.) Class of 2014, took another step toward their degrees, when they presented their doctoral research projects in the areas of clinical research, education or public health service at the Tenth Annual Doctoral Project Presentation Day on April 24. Read more...

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Dr. Elizabeth Nabel

155th Commencement

Commencement Speaker:

Elizabeth Nabel, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
President, Brigham and Women's Health Care

Thursday, May 22, 2014
5:00 PM

 

NYMC GRANT NEWS:


William N. Ross, Ph.D.

 

William N. Ross, Ph.D., professor of physiology, has been awarded a $241,500 grant for an imaging project by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. His project focuses on a new imaging technique to visualize how neurons communicate.  Read more...

 

Praveen Ballabh, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Praveen Ballabh, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics, has been awarded a $241,500 grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study how premature birth affects the formation of interneurons, which can cause behavioral disturbances, intellectual disabilities, and epilepsy. Read more...
 

 


 

ACCOLADES:


Find out about the great things our faculty, students and staff are doing and their recognition. Read more...

 


 

UPCOMING EVENTS:


Please check the online calendar for the most up to date information, as times and locations of events may change.

Monday, May 19, 2014 Read more...

Time

Commencement:  Pre-Internship Completion Ceremony & Reception - By invitation10:00AM
Exhibit: from DNA to BEER: Harvesting Nature in Medicine & Industry10:00AM
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Read more... 
Exhibit: from DNA to BEER: Harvesting Nature in Medicine & Industry10:00AM

Grand Rounds: Department of Psychiatry & Behav Sciences

12:00AM
Commencement:  Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences Luncheon - By invitation12:00PM

Commencement:  Distribution of Academic Attire (GSBMS, SHSP)

2:00PM

Commencement:  Commencement Rehearsal (GSBMS, SHSP)

3:00PM
Commencement:  SHSP Physical Therapy Recognition Ceremony4:30PM

Commencement:  SHSP Speech-Language Pathology Recognition Ceremony

4:30PM
Commencement:  SHSP Reception, Dinner & Awards Ceremony - By invitation5:00PM
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Read more...  

Grand Rounds: Department of Pediatrics

 8:00AM
Exhibit: from DNA to BEER: Harvesting Nature in Medicine & Industry10:00AM
Commencement:  Breakfast, Rehearsal & Housekeeping10:00AM

Commencement: Distribution of Academic Attire SOM

11:30AM
Seminar: Department of Microbiology & Immunology12:00PM
Commencement: SOM Senior Honors Convocation2:00PM
Commencement: SOM Reception4:00PM
Thursday, May 22, 2014 Read more...  
Exhibit: from DNA to BEER: Harvesting Nature in Medicine & Industry10:00AM
Commencement:  155th Exercises5:00PM
 

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NYMC IN THE NEWS:


Get allergy relief with these tips
Metro -- 5/6/2014
Raymond J. Dattwyler, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of clinical immunology, allergy and rheumatology

Marijuana Pills Help Ease Burning Pain of MS, Researchers Say
The Washington Post -- 4/29/2014
Barbara S. Koppel, M.D., professor of clinical neurology

Measles Vaccines: Late Is Better Than Never
Popular Science -- 4/28/2014
Robert W. Amler, M.D., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, vice president of government affairs

Putnam Heart Walk raises money for research, education
MidHudsonNews.com -- 4/28/2014
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