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Released: 2-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Mount Sinai Health System Partners with Contessa to Create Mount Sinai at Home, a Home-Based Care Continuum
Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Health System and Contessa, the leading comprehensive home-based care provider, announced the extension of their partnership combining Mount Sinai South Nassau’s home health agency into their existing joint venture. The new combination offers a full continuum of home-based care that includes home health, hospitalization at home, rehabilitation at home (in lieu of care at a skilled nursing facility) and palliative care at home. The home health agency will be called Mount Sinai at Home.

Released: 19-Jul-2022 1:00 PM EDT
Humpback Whales That Visit New York, New Jersey Stay Longer and Visit Again
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Humpback whales spotted along the Jersey Shore and the waters off New York often stay for an extended period of time and return year after year, according to a study co-authored by Rutgers University, Gotham Whale, the Center for Coastal Studies and 21 other organizations in the western North Atlantic.

Released: 29-Jun-2022 3:35 PM EDT
Tandon Team Captures an Elusive Shadow: State-by-State Gun Ownership
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Policy-makers are faced with an exceptional challenge: how to reduce harm caused by firearms while maintaining citizens’ right to bear arms and protect themselves. This is especially true as the Supreme Court has hobbled New York State regulations restricting who can carry a concealed weapon.

   
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Released: 24-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT
SUNY ESF Hosts NYSDEC 2022 Forest Ranger Training Academy in the Adirondacks
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) - the most distinguished institution in the nation that focuses on the study of the environment-is proud to announce it is hosting the prestigious New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Ranger Training Academy at the College's Ranger School and Newcomb campus in the Adirondack Park.

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Released: 24-May-2022 7:05 AM EDT
“New York Yankees Healthy Home Plate Program” Partners with “Tower Farms” and “Green Bronx Machine” to Teach Local Young People About the Importance of Nutrition and Ways to Prepare Healthy, Affordable Meals
Green Bronx Machine and New York Yankees

The New York Yankees today announced that the Yankee Stadium Tower Garden will be unveiled Monday, May 23 at 1:45 p.m. at Yankee Stadium’s Gate 2. Participating in the event will be community leaders, Yankees executives, local students and Yankees pitchers Nestor Cortes and Michael King (full list of attendees noted further below).

     
Released: 17-May-2022 9:45 AM EDT
Statement by AERA President Rich Milner and AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine on the Racist Murders in Buffalo
American Educational Research Association (AERA)

The American Education Research Association grieves for all those who lost their lives to, and with all those who suffer from, the racist violence in the assault in Buffalo.

Released: 12-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announce a Joint Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine in New York City
Mount Sinai Health System

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today announced the creation of the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine (CEPM), one of the first centers in the nation to bridge engineering and engineering science with medicine. This undertaking will build on a wealth of shared basic research discoveries, explore unique therapeutic innovations in cancer, Alzheimer’s and a myriad of infectious diseases; educate a new generation of biomedical leaders; and develop new technologies and processes that enhance patient outcomes in unprecedented ways. CEPM represents an evolution in the successful partnership between Mount Sinai and RPI, one that has secured over $70 million in shared research funding since 2013 with 90 percent of that provided by the National Institutes of Health.

Released: 12-May-2022 6:00 AM EDT
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announce a Joint Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine in New York City
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today announced the creation of the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine (CEPM), one of the first centers in the nation to bridge engineering and engineering science with medicine.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Government Law Center at Albany Law School exploring “New York's New Green Amendment: Mountain or Molehill?”
Albany Law School

Held monthly from February through May, the Warren M. Anderson programs feature experts who address major legal and policy issues pending before New York State government.

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Released: 13-Apr-2022 8:40 AM EDT
Mediterranean Diet: Lifestyle for a Sustainable Future
Green Bronx Machine

On Monday, April 11th - Pollica, UNESCO Mediterranean Diet Emblematic Communities delegation gifts seeds of the Mediterranean Diet for Green Bronx Machine school garden in partnership with New York City Mayor's office.

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Released: 4-Apr-2022 11:20 AM EDT
Mount Sinai Health System Launches Mobile Prostate Cancer Screening Unit in New York City
Mount Sinai Health System

The Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at Mount Sinai has launched the Mount Sinai Robert F. Smith Mobile Prostate Cancer Screening Unit to support prostate health in the Black community.

Released: 30-Mar-2022 10:45 AM EDT
Mount Sinai Health System Launches First-Ever Mobile Prostate Cancer Screening Unit in New York City
Mount Sinai Health System

On Friday, April 1 at 2p.m., the Milton and Caroll Petrie Department of Urology at Mount Sinai will host a ribbon cutting ceremony in Wagner Houses’ Community Plaza Ground, 451 East 120th Street, to celebrate the launch of the Mount Sinai Robert F. Smith Mobile Prostate Cancer Screening Unit.

Newswise: UAlbany Air Quality Researcher Leads Project to Help Reduce Methane Emissions in New York
Released: 22-Feb-2022 10:35 AM EST
UAlbany Air Quality Researcher Leads Project to Help Reduce Methane Emissions in New York
University at Albany, State University of New York

A new collaborative project aims to locate New York’s largest sources of methane emissions using specialized mobile laboratory equipment that is collecting advanced air quality data across the state.

Released: 20-Jan-2022 10:05 AM EST
Gov't Ethics Reform Focus of First Anderson Series Seminar
Albany Law School

The Government Law Center at Albany Law School will host the first seminar of the 2022 Warren M. Anderson Series virtually on Feb. 10 from Noon-1 p.m., with a focus on ethics reform. Register here: https://alumni.albanylaw.edu/s/977/21/1col.aspx?sid=977&gid=1&pgid=3673&content_id=4662

Released: 30-Dec-2021 9:35 AM EST
The Cathedral of St. John The Divine Rings in 2022 Online with New Year's Eve Concert for Peace
Mount Sinai Health System

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine closes out the year with celebration and song online with the annual New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace, part of the 2021-2022 season of Great Music in a Great Space.

   
Released: 9-Dec-2021 10:00 AM EST
New York City’s Chief Medical Examiner Joins Mount Sinai Pathology Department
Mount Sinai Health System

New York City’s former Chief Medical Examiner, Barbara Sampson, MD, PhD, has joined the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as Vice Chair for Laboratory Strategic Initiatives and Academic Affairs, and Professor of Pathology, Molecular, and Cell-Based Medicine.

Newswise: Green Bronx Machine Partners with Danone North America to Present First Ever Food for Good Community Event
Released: 9-Dec-2021 9:00 AM EST
Green Bronx Machine Partners with Danone North America to Present First Ever Food for Good Community Event
Green Bronx Machine

Green Bronx Machine is partnering with Danone North America to present the first ever Food for Good Community Event at Community School 55 in Claremont Village, Bronx, NY.

Released: 29-Nov-2021 11:45 AM EST
NYC Has Some of the Nation’s Largest Disparities in Cervical Cancer Rates
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

The rate of cervical cancer among women living in neighborhoods with the lowest socioeconomic indices is nearly two times higher than the rate among those who live in areas with the highest indices.

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Released: 23-Nov-2021 5:05 PM EST
Optimizing FDNY Ambulance Response
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have teamed up with the Fire Department of New York to upgrade the FDNY's ambulance Emergency Medical Services (EMS) response operations and optimize hospital capacity balancing, so that hospitals aren’t overwhelmed in future by an unprecedented patient surge like the one that occurred in the early months of the pandemic.

Released: 10-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST
COVID-19 lockdowns closed racial gap in exposure to air pollution in rural New York, new research shows
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Minority neighborhoods in rural New York experienced a disproportionately greater improvement in air quality compared to other neighborhoods, according to new research conducted at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Released: 2-Nov-2021 1:20 PM EDT
Alumni-led Production of Rent Gives Current Students A Taste of Broadway
University of Northern Colorado

In the early 2000s, two eager University of Northern Colorado Theatre Arts majors had their eyes set on New York’s biggest stage. Taking dance course after dance course and performing in multiple student productions, Jason Veasey and Aléna Watters achieved that dream, using the skills they perfected on campus and eventually showcasing them on Broadway. Now the pair is back, sharing the knowledge they’ve learned with today’s students and taking leading roles behind the scenes in UNC’s production of the popular Broadway musical Rent, that opened on Oct. 21.

Released: 26-Oct-2021 2:35 PM EDT
Mount Sinai Health System Named in Fast Company’s First Annual List of “Brands That Matter”
Mount Sinai Health System

Fast Company announced today its first annual Brands That Matter list, honoring brands that have achieved relevance through cultural impact and social engagement, and authentically communicated their missions and ideals.

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Released: 18-Oct-2021 9:45 AM EDT
Mount Sinai Launches First and Only Eye Stroke Service in New York City to Rapidly Diagnose and Treat Blinding Condition
Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Health System has launched the first eye stroke service in New York City to expedite the diagnosis and treatment of patients who arrive at the emergency room with eye stroke—a medical emergency that must be addressed as quickly as possible to prevent irreversible vision loss.

Released: 12-Oct-2021 10:05 AM EDT
NYS Voting Related Amendments Explained by Albany Law School Government Law Center
Albany Law School

When New York State voters go to the polls in November there will be three constitutional amendments on the ballot related to voting. The latest explainer from the Government Law Center (GLC) at Albany Law School breaks each one down.

Released: 5-Oct-2021 10:00 AM EDT
Rutgers and NYU Receive Federal Grant for New Center for Asian Health Promotion and Equity
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, in close collaboration with New York University, has received $11.6 million in funding from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to develop the Rutgers-NYU Center for Asian Health Promotion and Equity (CAHPE).

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Released: 4-Oct-2021 4:40 PM EDT
Mobile Observatory Surveys Manhattan Atmosphere
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Atmospheric scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have deployed a unique method of collecting climate data in cities, aiming to address infrastructure and energy needs across the Nation. Rather than relying on stationary instruments, researchers at Brookhaven’s Center for Multiscale Applied Sensing (CMAS) have integrated sophisticated research tools into a pickup truck, creating a mobile observatory that captures precise, local data on wind, temperature, rain, and clouds across entire cities.

Released: 4-Oct-2021 8:35 AM EDT
Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Mount Sinai Health System Reach a New Multi-Year Agreement Focusing on Delivering Care through New Models to Lower Costs and Increase Value for New Yorkers
Mount Sinai Health System

Empire BlueCross BlueShield (Empire) and Mount Sinai Health System (Mount Sinai) announced today a new agreement focused on delivering care through new models to lower costs and increase value for people throughout New York City.

Released: 1-Oct-2021 4:05 PM EDT
Newsweek Ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital No. 1 in New York for Specialty Care
Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Hospital has been named the No. 1 hospital in specialty care in New York State and one of the top 5 medical centers in the world for gastroenterology, cardiology, and cardiac surgery in Newsweek’s “World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022” list.

Released: 1-Oct-2021 7:00 AM EDT
Newsweek Ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital No. 1 in New York for Specialty Care
Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Hospital has been named the No. 1 specialty hospital in New York State and one of the top 5 medical centers in the world for gastroenterology, cardiology, and cardiac surgery in Newsweek’s “World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022” list.

Released: 30-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT
UAlbany Researchers Partner to Improve Forecasting, Communication of Extreme Heatwaves in NYC
University at Albany, State University of New York

The project aims to equip New York City with a new set of tools that can be incorporated into decision-making around preparedness and response to extreme heat events.

   
Released: 30-Sep-2021 11:55 AM EDT
Study: West Nile Virus Cases Predicted to Increase in New York, Connecticut Due to Climate Change
University at Albany, State University of New York

The findings predict that the total number of West Nile Virus cases will increase, and be more geographically widespread, across New York and Connecticut in future years due to warming trends.

   
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Released: 30-Sep-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Receive $4.1 Million NIH Grant to Address Mental Health Fallout From Pandemic and Parenting Stress
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

The Bronx has been hit disproportionally by COVID-19. For caregivers in the borough, the pandemic has caused unprecedented psychological distress. In addition to existing health disparities, these families now face greater financial insecurity and challenges related to their school-aged children.

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Released: 29-Sep-2021 10:00 AM EDT
In-School Asthma Study Bolstered by Community Health Workers Aims to Improve Health of Bronx Children
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

A new community-based approach to helping children manage their asthma symptoms will launch in up to 40 public, charter, and parochial schools across the Bronx, and enroll 416 students aged 4-12 years old. The five-year study, titled Evaluation of the Asthma Management Program to Promote Activity for Students in Schools (Asthma-PASS), is supported by a $4.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM).

Newswise: Study Says New York Waters may be an Important, Additional Feeding Area for Large Whales
Released: 23-Sep-2021 11:50 AM EDT
Study Says New York Waters may be an Important, Additional Feeding Area for Large Whales
Wildlife Conservation Society

A new study finds that that some large whale species (humpback, fin and minke whales) use the waters off New York and New Jersey as a supplemental feeding area feasting on two different types of prey species.

Released: 20-Sep-2021 9:55 AM EDT
Mount Sinai Awarded Prestigious Designation and $2.3 Million Grant for Spinal Cord Injury Program
Mount Sinai Health System

Only health system in New York State to receive this honor demonstrating exemplary patient care and dedication to advancing treatment

Released: 14-Sep-2021 11:05 AM EDT
Government Law Center Releases New Explainer on joint investigating committees, their role in a post-Cuomo NY
Albany Law School

The Government Law Center (GLC) at Albany Law School has just released its latest explainer to help attorneys, politicians, and the public understand how joint investigating committees could help New York re-evaluate how it investigates, disciplines, and removes officials from state-wide office in the wake of the resignation of former Governor Andrew Cuomo.


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