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The Week of May 26, 2014

In Touch


NYMC ranks in top ten med schools with the most applicants

Ask the NYMC School of Medicine Office of Admissions about the volume of applications they receive and they will tell you plenty. The U.S. News & World Report short list corroborates that and ranked New York Medical College in the top ten medical schools that received the most applications in 2013.  Read more...


NLM Exhibit “From DNA to Beer” on display in the HSL

A reception was held on May 13 to kickoff the opening of the National Library of Medicine exhibit, “From DNA to Beer” now on display in the Health Sciences Library through June 20. The exhibit explores how microbes have altered human history and how life forms such as bacteria, yeasts, and molds can cause sickness or restore health, and help produce foods and beverages. Find out how human enterprise has adapted these tiny organisms for health and profit and learn about some of the processes, problems, and potential technologies. The exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.



NYMC gets $1.6 million from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) for research to develop new influenza vaccines.  Read more...






Congratulations to the
Class of 2014!

Graduates: Join us on LinkedIn, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter to keep in touch with classmates, network, and stay abreast of NYMC news and developments.

26th Annual Employee Recognition

The College community gathered under the tent on May 13 for a breakfast celebration to recognize employees reaching milestone anniversaries from 5 to 55 years of service during calendar year 2014.

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Felipe C. Cabello, M.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, was invited to speak at the symposium, “Antibiotic Resistance at the Animal-Human Interface,” organized by the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University on May 11—13. He presented the results of his work on the impacts on animal and human health of the use of antimicrobials in aquaculture funded by the Lenfest Ocean Program/Pew Charitable Trusts.






Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology and cell biology, was selected for Westchester Magazine’s first annual Healthcare Heroes award for community service, patient concern and leadership in the local healthcare field.





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

TUESDAY, MAY 27  Read more...  
HSL Exhibit: From DNA to BEER: Harvesting Nature in Medicine & Industry  
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28  Read more...  
Pediatric Grand Rounds 8:00am
4th Annual Paul K. Wolf, M.D., Pediatrics Research Day 8:00am
HSL Exhibit: From DNA to BEER: Harvesting Nature in Medicine & Industry  
THURSDAY, MAY 29  Read more...  
HSL Exhibit: From DNA to BEER: Harvesting Nature in Medicine & Industry  
LCME Town Hall Meeting 4:00pm
FRIDAY, MAY 30  Read more...  
HSL Exhibit: From DNA to BEER: Harvesting Nature in Medicine & Industry  
5th Annual Samuel S. Kasoff, M.D., Memorial Lecture 11:00am

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Med School with Less Pain
Yale Alumni Magazine—May/June 2014
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., Chancellor and CEO

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
White House—5/9/2014
Sheryl White-Scott, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Westchester Special Olympians Host Hudson Valley Games In Sleep Hollow
White Plains Daily Voice—5 /17/2014
Patricia Seagriff-Curtin, D.D.S., Assistant Professor of Clinical Dental Medicine

13 Surprising Home Remedies for Acid Reflux
Refreshing News—5/18/2014
Jamie A. Koufman, M.D., Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology

Incubators Sustain Growth of NY’s Life Science Industry
City & State—5/21/2014
Robert W. Amler, M.D.,M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, vice president of government affairs


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