In his new role as Vice Dean, Dr. Christini will develop and implement educational innovations for master’s and doctoral students with an emphasis on the latest in biomedical research and training.
The study describes a new method to make an unlimited supply of healthy blood cells from the readily available cells that line blood vessels. This is the first time that any research group has generated such blood-forming stem cells.
An illuminating new book has hit the stands. Told from the perspective of podiatrist Dr. Rock Positano, “Dinner with DiMaggio – Memories of an American Hero” reveals a unique narrative on the life of baseball great Joe DiMaggio.
Dr. Rahul Sharma, Emergency Physician-in-Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article, “Can Tech Speed Up Emergency Room Care?” The article describes a new program in the ER, Express Care, which is helping to solve what Dr. Sharma notes is one of the number one complaints heard by patients – “Wait time.”
The Weill Department of Medicine is delighted to announce that Dr. Nicole Cruz has been named the National Hispanic Medical Association Resident of the Year. This honor will be bestowed at the NHMA National Meeting in Washington, DC in May 2017.
The Weill Department of Medicine has lost an extraordinarily talented, distinguished, and dedicated member of its staff with the recent passing of Dr. Rees Pritchett.
Dr. Lia Logio has been featured in a video for “We Are Weill Cornell Medicine.” She discusses her career in medicine and her passion for teaching.
Dr. Iliyan Iliev has won the Kenneth Rainin Foundation's Breakthrough Award (2016) for his study on the role of mycobiota during immunomodulatory therapy for inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr. Henry W. Murray has been appointed to Student Ombudsperson, coinciding with Weill Cornell Medicine’s newly created Student Ombudsperson Office. Dr. Murray will serve as a neutral and independent party assisting students through discussion and by providing valuable information to address their concerns and resolve problems.
Dr. John P. Leonard has been appointed to serve as the Interim Chair of the Weill Department of Medicine (WDOM) and a search for a new Chair for the WDOM has been initiated. Dr. Leonard is also the Associate Dean of Clinical Research at WCMC, the Chief of the Lymphoma Service, and is Associate Director for Clinical Research of the Weill Cornell Cancer Center.