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Felise Milan, M.D., Named Inaugural Assistant Dean for Learner Assessment and Clinical Competencies
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The New York Times
How 5 N.Y.C. Neighborhoods Are Struggling With Climate Change

Earle Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H., explains that many South Bronx residents are challenged with poor health and poverty, both of which are worsened by extreme heat and pollution caused by climate change. Dr. Chambers is professor and director of research in the department of family and social medicine and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and of epidemiology & population health at Einstein.

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Live Science
Detecting Cancer in Minutes Possible With Just A Drop Of Dried Blood And New Test, Study Hints

Chaoyuan Kuang, M.D., Ph.D., says a new AI-powered test to find cancer in blood samples holds great promise for improving early detection, but needs to be validated in a large, diverse clinical trial. Dr. Kuang is assistant professor of oncology, of medicine, and of molecular pharmacology at Einstein and an oncologist at Montefiore.

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Rise and Grind? Working Late, Volatile Hours May Lead to Depression, Illness by 50

Alyson Myers, M.D., notes that people who work nights and get less than five hours of sleep are at increased risk of diabetes and poor health. Dr. Myers is associate professor of medicine at Einstein, an endocrinologist at Montefiore, and the associate chair for diversity, equity and inclusion in the department of medicine.

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When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Einstein scientist Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his basic research into enzymes would intersect with a 2-year-old girl dying from an incurable form of blood cancer. He and that girl (Katie Lambertson, now a teenager) and her parents share their stories.

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