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Teaching Med Students About Health Disparities Builds Their Confidence

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An innovative three-month elective course has helped make some first-year medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine more confident about dealing with health disparities they’ll likely encounter as physicians, according to a follow-up...
29-Jul-2015 6:00 PM EDT

‘Dialing for Diabetes Control’ Helps Urban Adults Lower Blood Sugar

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Periodic telephone counseling can be a highly effective, low-cost tool for lowering blood-sugar levels in minority, urban adults with uncontrolled diabetes. The findings are the result of a clinical trial led by researchers at Albert Einstein...
21-Jul-2015 12:00 PM EDT

NIH Grants $10.5 Million For Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have received a $10.5 million, 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue their Diabetes Research Center (DRC),...
1-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Study Identifies Ebola Virus’s Achilles’ Heel

A team including scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases has identified the molecular “lock” that the deadly Ebola virus must pick to gain entry to cells. The...
21-May-2015 1:00 PM EDT

Survey Finds Miscarriage Widely Misunderstood

A survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults has found that misperceptions about miscarriage and its causes are widespread. Results of the survey, conducted by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Health...
1-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

AAMC CEO Dr. Darrell Kirch to Deliver Einstein’s 2015 Commencement Address

Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., president and chief executive officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges will deliver the keynote address at the 2015 commencement ceremony for Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University....
14-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Dr. Theodore Kastner to Assume Leadership Role at the Kennedy Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Health System have named Theodore A. Kastner, M.D., co-director of the Kennedy Center, whose mission is to improve the quality of life of people with intellectual and...
6-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Novel Nanoparticle Therapy Promotes Wound Healing

An experimental therapy developed by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University cut in half the time it takes to heal wounds compared to no treatment at all. Details of the therapy, which was successfully tested in...
26-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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Ebola Researcher Explains Antibody Treatments, Need for a Therapy That Works Against All Strains of the Virus

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15-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Einstein Expert Available to Comment on HPV-associated Oral Cancer Highlighted in JNCI’s Annual Status of Cancer Report

8-Jan-2013 10:15 AM EST

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Faculty Member Played Key Role in Latest “Best Diets” Rankings by U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report released today its Best Diets 2013 rankings, featuring a variety of weight loss programs. Among the experts tapped to evaluate the diets was Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Ph.D., R.D., associate professor of clinical...
8-Jan-2013 6:50 AM EST

Pediatric Nutritionist Offers Tips to Help Kids Eat Healthy at School

Keith-Thomas Ayoob, Ed.D., R.D., associate clinical professor of pediatrics and director of the nutrition clinic at the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, a registered...
23-Jul-2010 1:00 PM EDT

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