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Faculty in the Media – August 2009

Dr. Jonathan Fast
Professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work
“Answers to Life’s Worries, in Three-Minute Bursts”
The New York Times, Aug. 31, 2009

Dr. Victor Schwartz
University dean of students, Yeshiva University, and associate professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral science, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Study: 30 Percent Report Depression”
The Daily Texan, Aug. 31, 2009

Rabbi Elie Abadie
Director of the Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies,Yeshiva University
“The Other Jewish Genetic Diseases”

The Jewish Daily Forward, Aug. 28, 2009

Dr. Michael Lipton 
Associate professor of radiology, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Scans Shed New Light on Concussions”
Atlanta Journal Constitution, Aug. 28, 2009

Dr. David Pelcovitz
Gwendolyn and Joseph Strauss Professor of Jewish Education , Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration
“NCYI and Queens Jewish Community To Host Child Safety Program, September 1”
Five Towns Jewish Times, Aug. 27, 2009

Dr. Kevin D. Plancher
Associate clinical professor of surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“See Jane Run, Bike and Swim”

The New York Times, Aug. 27, 2009

Dr. Michael Lipton
Associate professor of radiology, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Strong Link Found Between Concussions And Brain Tissue Injury”
ScienceDaily, Aug. 25, 2009

Dr. Victor Schwartz
University dean of students, Yeshiva University, and associate professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral science, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Samantha Heller’s Health Nutrition Show
NYU Langone Medical Center’s Doctor Radio (Sirius 114, XM 119), Aug. 21, 2009

Dr. Sharon Parish
Associate professor of clinical medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“At the End, Offering Not a Cure but Comfort”

The New York Times, Aug. 20, 2009

Dr. Keith-Thomas Ayoob
Associate professor of pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Popcorn a Hidden Source of Antioxidants, Study Says”
ABC News, Aug. 19, 2009

Dr. Leonore Tiefer
Associate clinical professor of psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Story of Ohh”
Seven Days, Aug. 19, 2009

Dr. Jan Vijg 
Professor and chair of Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Tests Begin on Drugs That May Slow Aging”
The New York Times, Aug. 18, 2009

Rabbi Yona Reiss
The Max and Marion Grill Dean, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
“JLI Retreat Explores Themes of Jewish Empowerment”
Lubavitch.com, Aug. 18, 2009

Dr. Laurie Jacobs
Professor of clinical medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“The Real Issues of End-of-Life Care”

Time, Aug. 17, 2009

Stewart Sterk
Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
“From Leona Helmsley’s $12M Dog to Ida Fisher’s Big Donation: Where There’s Will, There’s an odd Way”
New York Daily News, Aug. 17, 2009

Lester Brickman
H. Bert and Ruth Mack Professor of Real Estate Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
“MDL Judge Could Change the Game of Asbestos Litigation”
The Southeast Texas Record, Aug. 17, 2009

Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Chancellor,Yeshiva University
“U.S. Jews Blast Mubarak’s ‘Shameful’ Policy on Sudan”
Haaretz, Aug. 18, 2009 

Dr. Geoffrey C. Kabat
Researcher, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Birth Control Pills May Lower Colon Cancer Risk”
The Daily Star, Aug. 15, 2009

Dr. Joy Ladin
Associate professor of English, Stern College for Women
“Her Body, Her Self”
Tablet, Aug. 17, 2009

Dr. Roy S. Chuck
Professor of genetics, and professor and chair of ophthalmology and visual sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Bascom Palmer, Albert Einstein Name Chairmen”
Ophthalmology Times, Aug. 15, 2009

Dr. Eric A. Goldman
Adjunct Associate Professor of Sociology, Yeshiva University
“Humor and the Holocaust”
New Jersey Jewish Standard, Aug. 14, 2009

 Ira Jaskoll
Associate dean, Sy Syms School of Business
“Remembering the Moonwalk, Anticipating Kosher Fantasy Camp”

The Jewish Press, Aug. 12, 2009

Rabbi Yosef Blau
Mashgiach ruchani, Yeshiva University
“Gay Tehillim Rally Brings Orthodox Jews Together”
JewSchool, Aug. 11, 2009

Dr. Jeffrey W. Pollard
Professor of developmental and molecular biology and Louis Goldstein Swan Professor of Women’s Cancer Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine 
“Metastatic Cancer and Macrophages: Cells Thought To Protect Against Cancer May Actually Promote It”
ScienceDaily, Aug. 10, 2009

Dr. Todd E. Feinberg
Professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and clinical neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“After Injury, Fighting to Regain a Sense of Self”
The New York Times, Aug. 9, 2009

Dr. Rahil Briggs
Assistant professor of pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Pa. Shooter’s Diary Reveals Seeds of a ‘Plan’”
ABC News, Aug. 6, 2009

Dr. Michele Winchester-Vega

Associate professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work
“Summer Stays Busy with Social Events, Fundraisers”
Times Herald-Record, Aug. 6, 2009

Dr. Edward Reichman
Associate professor of emergency medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Kidney Donation Scandal Sparks New Debate Over Specter’s Organ Legislation”
The Jewish Daily Forward, Aug. 14, 2009

Lester Brickman
Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
“Judge Robreno: Cleaning up Clogged Asbestos MDL”

Legal Newsline.com, Aug. 4, 2009

Dr. Joe Verghese
Associate professor of neurology and director of the Division of Cognitive and Motor Aging, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Stimulating Brain Activities Delay Onset of Memory Decline”
Insciences Organization, Aug. 4, 2009

Dr. Richard Lipton
Professor and vice-chair of neurology, and director of the Montefiore Headache Unit, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Look Years Younger! Get Rid of Your Headaches! (True, or Too Good to be True?)”

Los Angeles Times, July 31, 2009

Dr. Howard D. Strickler
Professor of epidemiology and population health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Immune Systems of AIDS Patients More Prone to HPV Cancers”
MSN.com, July 31, 2009

Paul R. Verkuil
Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
“Ex-W&M Chief Sets IT Framework”
Richmond TIMES-DISPATCH, Aug. 2, 2009

Dr. Frederick Kaskel
Professor of pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Bayonne Wrestler Jerome Otis-Harris Is in the Fight of His Life”
Daily News, Aug. 1, 2009

 

 

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