Table of Contents March/April 2010
A message from Dean and CEO Robert I. Grossman, MD
Renewing the Medical Center’s accreditation, The Joint Commission gives high marks on all counts.
In the aftermath of a cataclysmic earthquake, a team from NYU Langone journeys to its epicenter.
When the chips are down, our orthopaedists step up to the plate.
A pioneer in speech pathology marks her sixth decade at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine.
With help from a robot named DaVinci, experts in urological and gynecological surgery have become virtuosos.
Q&A with Dr. Owen O’Connor, deputy director for clinical research and cancer treatment, and Dr. Mark Philips, associate director for basic research, at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Cancer Institute.
At night, the OR hosts a different team of lifesaving experts.
Tucked away in Old Bellevue, Chapel Hall offers another realm of healing.
As part of American Heart Month, dozens of faculty and staff gathered one day in February to educate those within our community and beyond about the risks of heart disease.
In tribute to the founder of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics, who died in February, Dr. Lisa Mosconi discussed her use of PET scans to better understand the cause and course of Alzheimer’s disease.
CDC Grant Funds Prevention Research Center Supported by School of Medicine and Others at New York University
Heralding a new chapter in NYU Langone’s long history of public health leadership, NYU School of Medicine partners with several others at the University to create a multidisciplinary center for health promotion and disease prevention.
For Julia Smith, MD, PhD, director of the Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Program at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Cancer Institute, helping high-risk women prevent the disease is a calling.
Women are told from the time they’re little girls that best friends are for life, but the average friendship lasts about seven years.
Why do abused children form strong bonds with the caretakers who abuse them? Dr. Regina Sullivan’s research offers some fascinating clues.
NYU Langone’s Department of Psychiatry marshals its resources to help survivors cope with a second wave of trauma