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For more than 160 years, NYAM has been a major thought leader in the area of urban health, emerging as a resource for regional, national, and international print and broadcast media outlets that cover critical issues related to aging, disease prevention and health promotion, and health disparities.
NYAM Senior Policy Associate Peter Schafer has participated for the last decade in a community-based participatory research project funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to examine links between stress, poverty, and ethnicity among young parents.
The Epoch Times profiles Dr. Ruth Finkelstein, Senior Vice President for Policy and Planning at NYAM.
“Many people do feel strongly that weakened research capacity in those countries in which diseases are most endemic may be one of the major factors in their inability to curb, prevent, and treat diseases,” Jo Ivey Boufford, president of the New York Academy of Medicine, told delegates at a symposium of the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany last month.
Reporters: to arrange interviews with NYAM medical and urban health experts, contact
Abigail J. Franklin, Vice President for Development & Communications
(212) 822-7244 / email@example.com
This report identifies opportunities that build on both the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) and New York’s ongoing efforts toward improving the health of its 19 million residents.
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