AIDS Center to Receive Commissioners Special Recognition Award
Dr. Barry Zingman and the Montefiore AIDS Center will be presented with the Commissioners Special Recognition Award for HIV/AIDS services from the New York State Department of Health.
Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori on Smart Antibiotic Prescribing
Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori recently published an article in MD Magazine discussing how antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) play an important role in healthcare institutions.
Rapid Blood Test for TB Shows Promise
In a new study, Dr. Jacqueline Achkar demonstrated that a panel of eight protein biomarkers in the blood can rapidly distinguish active TB from latent TB infection and also from other respiratory diseases. A second panel of 10 biomarkers diagnosed TB in people co-infected with HIV.
Children With HIV More Likely to Die of Malaria
New York Times interviewed Dr. Kami Kim about her research that indicates children with HIV are more likely to develop a severe form of malaria and die.
Dr. Priya Nori on Flu Prevention
In a recent U.S. News & World Report article, Dr. Nori discusses costs associated with the flu, why the average citizen is more likely the contract the flu than other infectious diseases, flu vaccines and the antiviral Oseltamivir, and other methods (including hand hygiene) to prevent transmission of the flu virus.
ID Research Updates
Studies conducted by Dr. Yi Guo, Dr. Grace Minamoto, Dr. Marla Keller, and Dr. Kerry Murphy were recently published in leading infectious diseases journals.
Dr. Yi Guo Elected NYCSHP President
Dr. Yi Guo was recently inducted as President of the New York City Society of Health-System Pharmacists (NYCSHP).
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