Though they wouldn’t be weighing in until the next morning, scores of eager high school wrestlers began arriving at Yeshiva University early on Thursday, Feb. 12, for the 14th annual Henry Wittenberg Wresting Tournament. Then, following a round of opening matches the next day, hundreds of wrestlers and their coaches were united for a special YU Shabbaton. Rested and champing at the bit, everyone was ready to roll by Sunday morning.
A leading public health cancer researcher, Bruce Rapkin, Ph.D., has been appointed director of the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Research (CPCR) Program at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s NCI-designated Cancer Center. Dr. Rapkin will also lead a new division of Einstein’s department of epidemiology and population health, to be named Community Collaboration and Implementation Science. The announcement was made by Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., The Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean at Einstein and I. David Goldman M.D., director of the Albert Einstein Cancer Center.