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Presentations & Publications

November 2016

DrPH student William"Gus" Steadman spoke at the AAMC “Learn, Serve, Lead” national meeting in Seattle held on Monday, November, 14 2016. The focus of his presentation was “Medical School Sustainability and Growth: Data-driven Decision Making."

 He also presented “Why Do We Support Research? A View from a Smaller Room” at Learn, Serve, Lead 2015: The Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting in November 2015. The focus of his presentation was research funding and repositioning a small research institution with emphasis on strategic planning for research to enhance translational science capabilities, leveraging relationships with local and regional partners, pharmaceuticals, public health organizations and community-based centers.

William Steadman

April 2016

DrPH student Randi D. Schwartz presented at the annual meeting of Association of American Medical College Group on Business Affairs and Group on Institutional Planning in Toronto in April 2016. She demonstrated continuous quality improvement (CQI) processes; best practices in the process of developing a School Of Medicine Strategic Plan with a CQI emphasis; and connecting strategic planning goals, tactics and outcomes to an ongoing CQI based management approach.

Randi Schwartz


Dolot, J., Viola, D., Shi, Q., & Hyland, M. (2016). Impact of out-of-pocket expenditure on physical therapy utilization for nonspecific low back pain: Secondary analysis of the medical expenditure panel survey data. Physical Therapy, 96(2), 212-221. doi:10.2522/ptj.20150028 [doi] 


Arno PS, Knapp KA, Russo S, Viola D. Rising Food Insecurity and Conservative Policy in the US: Impact on the ElderlyWorld Journal of Social Science Research. 2015; 2(1):13-23.

Chronic Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorders

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Recent & Upcoming Activities

March 2017

Jared Shapiro, Doctor of Public Health student at New York Medical College, spent a week in late March at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where he attended the Executive and Continuing Professional Education course, Management and Leadership Skills for Environmental Health and Safety Professionals.  Jared is System Director for Environmental Health and Safety for the Montefiore Health System, where he oversees all EH&S and regulatory compliance issues.  Reporting on his visit, Jared said: "In the 21st century, decisions about health and safety issues require intense cooperation and understanding between scientific experts and those in a position to make and implement policy decisions affecting populations worldwide."

Jared Shapiro

February 2016

New York Medical College DrPH graduate Dr. Janet Dolot is the co-author of “Impact of Out-of-Pocket Expenditure on Physical Therapy Utilization for Nonspecific Low Back Pain: Secondary Analysis of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data,” published in the February, 2016 issue of the Journal of Physical Therapy. 96(2). 212-221. Other authors include Deborah Viola, Qiuhu Shi and Matthew Hyland. Dr. Dolot currently serves as Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy at the School of Health Sciences and Practice at NYMC.  Congratulations, Dr. Dolot!

January 2016

DrPH graduate, Dr. Vadim Tantsyura, co-authored two articles in 2015 in the Journal of Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science: “Extended Risk-Based Monitoring Model, On-Demand Query-Driven Source Data Verification, and Their Economic Impact on Clinical Trial Operations” (May, 2015) and “Risk-Based Monitoring: A Closer Statistical Look at Source Document Verification, Queries, Study Size Effects, and Data Quality" (August, 2015). Dr. Tantsyura currently serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Health Sciences and Practice at NYMC, and is a Director of Data Management at Target Health Inc., New York, NY.

Vadim Tantsyura


DrPH candidate, Thao Doan, received the Best Doctoral-Level Student Abstract Award from the Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Thao received this award for the study she presented at the APHA Annual Meeting in November 2015 entitled “Breaking the code: When access to health care is comparable, socio-economic differences determine health outcomes."  The work she presented is based on a community needs assessment being conducted in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State. Congratulations, Thao!

Thao Doan



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