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Dr. Lisa Bates Presents Grand Rounds on March 13th

New York, NY ( March 6, 2015) – Lisa Bates, SM, ScD will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s March Grand Rounds. Her presentation, entitled, “Social Determinants of Health: Rethinking the Behavioral Pathway,” will review the relative emphasis on social structure and agency in shaping individual health risk behaviors, describe approaches to health …read more

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Institute for Family Health Featured on WNYC

New York, NY (March 4, 2015) – WNYC reporter Fred Mogul, recently dropped by the Institute’s Free Clinic at the Sidney Hillman/Phillips Family Practice on East 16th Street. He spoke with students and staff at the Saturday Free Clinic about the work they do. On Saturdays, the Institute runs a free clinic in lower Manhattan …read more

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Institute Staff Help Raise Awareness at the Go Red For Women Luncheon

Poughkeepsie, NY (March 3, 2015) – Last Friday, Institute staff and residents attended the 2015  Dutchess-Ulster “Go Red For Women” Luncheon, hosted by the American Heart Association at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie, NY.  At the event, residents from the Institute offered blood pressure checks to help  the women in attendance “know their numbers.” One of …read more

Dr. Van Yu Presents Grand Rounds on February 13th

New York, NY (February 6, 2015) – Van Yu, MD will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s February Grand Rounds. His presentation, entitled, “Practicing Psychiatry in the Field with Homeless People,” will discuss the scope of homelessness in New York City; the relationship between homelessness, mental illness, and medical illness; as well …read more

March 04, 2015
This new NYC Quits Smoking - I Quit Because ad campaign may make you cry! It shows the impact of sm... read more

March 03, 2015
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places y... read more

February 27, 2015
February is American Heart Health Month. And as February comes to a close, remember that eating hea... read more

February 27, 2015
February is American Heart Health Month. And as February comes to a close, remember that eating hea... read more