Monthly Archives: October 2005

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Professor Dr. Vern Schramm Selected for American Chemical Society Award

Dr. Vern Schramm, Professor and Ruth Merns Chair of Biochemistry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, has been selected to receive the Repligen Award for 2006 from the Biological Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society.

Einstein Students Break Down Barriers to Health Literacy with Community Health Fairs

During the week of October 17 through October 23 medical students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine will take part in a weeklong program, “Breaking Down Barriers to Health Literacy,” designed to promote health literacy in the Bronx community and to provide first- and second-year medical students with an opportunity to practice effective communication with future patients.

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law to Host Lecture on Managing Confidential Sources

The New York Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law will host “On Double-Super-Secret Background: Managing Confidential Sources in the Post-Miller/Cooper Era” on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 pm at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 55 Fifth Ave., Moot Court Room.

Einstein College of Medicine Receives Federal Funding for Its Hispanic Center of Excellence

The Hispanic Center of Excellence at YU’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received $562,902 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services. The funding, which will be used to prepare the next generation of medical students to address the healthcare needs of Latinos throughout the New York area, was announced by Congressman Joseph Crowley (Bronx-Queens).

Rabbi Eliahu Baruch Shulman of Brooklyn Joins Faculty of Yeshiva University’s Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies

Rabbi Eliahu Baruch Shulman of Brooklyn, bochen (examiner) and rosh yeshiva (professor of Talmud) at Yeshiva University’s affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), has been named a maggid shiur in the Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies (MYP) at Yeshiva University (YU). His new responsibilities are in addition to the position of bochen he has held with distinction since 1992.

Rabbi Eliakim Koenigsberg of Spring Valley Joins Faculty of Yeshiva University’s Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies

Rabbi Eliakim Koenigsberg of Spring Valley, NY has been appointed a rosh yeshiva (professor of Talmud) in the Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies (MYP) at Yeshiva University (YU).

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