2016 NYMC Theses and Dissertations

The Library catalogs and makes available the theses published by the College. They are cataloged in our Online Catalog and available in print from 1970-present and electronic format from 2014-present.

Our wonderful cataloger, Nina Kurzban, just finished cataloging the 2016 Theses and Dissertations, 51 in total. This original cataloging is very extensive and methodical. Nina reads through the content . . . → Read More: 2016 NYMC Theses and Dissertations

New Books: June 2017

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection. You can find these on the shelf, to the right, when entering the library. A full list of new titles can be found here or check the New Books shelf, for all new items, by the lounge area.

Let me heal : the opportunity to . . . → Read More: New Books: June 2017

Two Must Reads for the Aspiring Medical Professional

There are many reasons why people choose certain careers they hope will provide meaning, challenges, and joy. It can be a parent, sibling, best friend, film, or story that spoke to them and said, “yes, this is what you should do for the rest of your life.” Regardless of how fulfilled we are in . . . → Read More: Two Must Reads for the Aspiring Medical Professional

The Good and the Bad Science Behind Nutrition

New in the Library:

For those who are not familiar with Gary Taubes, he has been writing, studying, and discussing nutrition science for more than 10 years. He is a controversial figure in nutrition research:

“[Taubes] delivers another convincing book… Fascinating and illuminating.” —Library Journal

“[Taubes’s work . . . → Read More: The Good and the Bad Science Behind Nutrition

Henrietta Lacks and the Tissue Rights Crisis

For many in the medical community the story of Henrietta Lacks, the progenitor of the HeLa cell, had been little known, until the publication of Rebecca Skloot’s book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Written in 2010, Skloot takes us through the life and times of Henrietta whose extraordinary cancer cells changed history.

. . . → Read More: Henrietta Lacks and the Tissue Rights Crisis