THE DEPARTMENT IN THE NEWS

Qibin Qi, Ph.D

Associate Professor

03/07/2019 - American Heart Association News interviewed Dr. Qibin Qi about a study (led by his postdoc fellow Dr. Guochong Chen) that was presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions in Houston https://www.heart.org/en/news/2019/03/06/belly-fat-raises-risk-of-heart-disease-stroke-in-older-women-despite-normal-bmi This study suggests that women who carried fat mostly in their torso were three times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than women who carried fat mostly in their legs.

Additional Media Reporting
https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-03-07/aha-news-belly-fat-ups-older-womens-heart-risks-even-without-obesity
https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=219263
https://health4news.com/2019/03/10/belly-fat-ups-older-womens-heart-risks-even-without-obesity/
https://consumer.healthday.com/women-s-health-information-34/misc-women-s-problem-news-707/aha-news-belly-fat-ups-older-women-s-heart-risks-even-without-obesity-743589.html


Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Ph.D., R.D.

Associate Professor

02/14/2019 - Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Ph.D., R.D. was interviewed by CNN, BBC radio, Time, Medscape Neurology and many other media outlets about the study for which she served as lead author and Dr. Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller as senior author on: "Artificially sweetened beverages and stroke, coronary heart disease, and all-cause mortality in the Women's Health Initiative" that appeared in the journal Stroke: https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.023100 The study indicates higher risk of stroke, coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality in post-menopausal women who had high consumption of artificially sweetened beverages (ASB) compared to women with low or no consumption of ASB.

CNN story & reporting by Sanjay Gupta:
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/14/health/diet-soda-women-stroke-heart-attack/index.html

FOX news
https://www.foxnews.com/health/drinking-2-or-more-diet-sodas-a-day-linked-to-stroke-heart-disease-study

Additional media reporting
http://einstein.yu.edu/news/additional-coverage.asp?id=804&CID=1&pagenum=1


Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D., R.D.

Professor

02/11/2019 - U.S. News & World Report interviewed Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD about the different types of diabetes and the role of lifestyle in preventing type 2 diabetes. https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/differences-between-type-1-and-type-2-diabetes


Alyson B. Moadel-Robblee, PhD

Professor

12/10/2018 - Alyson Moadel-Robblee's BOLD Program hosted a holiday party at Einstein featuring guest speaker, Bronx Councilman Mark Gjonaj. Bronx’s News12 was there to cover the event helping to bring awareness of and engagement in BOLD's free psychosocial and integrative oncology services available to the Bronx community.


http://broadcast.burrellesluce.com/default.aspx?AID=10885039


Tia Powell, M.D.

Professor

05/03/2018 - Tia Powell, MD explains in the New York Times how gender bias in medicine can impact care, and shares her own experiences with the issue. Dr. Powell is the Dr. Shoshanah Trachtenberg Frackman Faculty Scholar in Biomedical Ethics and director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics.


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/03/well/live/when-doctors-downplay-womens-health-concerns.html


Tia Powell, M.D.

Professor

12/05/2017 - An op-ed by Tia Powell, M.D., outlines ethical issues associated with a “smart pill” that can track if a patient has taken medication. Dr. Powell is director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics and the Dr. Shoshanah Trachtenberg Frackman Faculty Scholar in Biomedical Ethics at Einstein .


https://www.statnews.com/2017/12/05/smart-pill-abilify-ethics/


Phillip Castle, M.D.

Professor

11/27/2017 - Research led by Philip Castle, M.D., finds that women may be able to extend their screening interval for Pap tests depending on results of previous tests. Dr. Castle is a professor of epidemiology and population health.


https://health.usnews.com/health-care/articles/2017-11-27/is-it-time-to-scrap-the-pap-test


Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D., R.D.

Professor

07/06/2017 - U.S. News & World Report interviewed Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD to explain why diabetes is now more common in rural than urban areas of the United States.


http://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/2017-07-06/why-diabetes-is-more-common-in-rural-areas