Tag Archives: Health

Conference Will Focus on the Role of the Chatan Teacher and Feature Rabbis and Mental Health Professionals

A conference on “The Role of the Chatan Teacher” sponsored by Yeshiva University’s (YU) Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) will take place on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at the Wilf Campus in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. The Yom Iyun was organized by Tzelem, a special project of CJF.

AECOM Dean Nilda I. Soto Appointed by Governor Spitzer to Serve on New York State’s Minority Health Council

Nilda I. Soto, assistant dean for diversity enhancement at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been appointed by Governor Eliot Spitzer to serve on the New York State Minority Health Council. Ms. Soto’s term of service will be through March 2010.

Einstein Receives $10 Million Grant for Large-Scale Study of Health in Hispanic Population

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University announced today that it has been awarded a $10 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for a landmark and unprecedented large-scale study of the health status of 4,000 people of Hispanic/Latino origin in the Bronx.

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.