23rd Annual NYMC Faculty Author Celebration

Congratulations to all authors and thank you to everyone who attended the 23rd Annual NYMC Faculty Author Celebration, held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Each year the library compiles the current articles, books and other writings of our faculty authors into a bibliography. This was the twenty-third edition of the Faculty Authors’ Bibliographyrepresenting materials published from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.

Faculty, senior administrators and library staff toasted the achievements of faculty authors. Introductory addresses were provided by Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer, Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA, Michael Wolin, PhD, Professor of Physiology and Chair of the Library and Academic Support Committee (LASCOM) and Marie Ascher, MS, MPH, Lillian Hetrick Huber Endowed Director of the Health Sciences Library. Special awards and certificates were presented by Marie Ascher for outstanding achievements (see below) with a special, new Millennium Award presented to Wilbert S. Aronow, MD, Professor of Medicine, for writing or editing more than 1,000 publications in his career, including 994 citations in PubMed.

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Other event photos and videos will soon be available for your enjoyment.

Thank you to everyone who participated in or supported this event, notably Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA and Nina Kurzban, MLS, Compiler and Editor of this year’s bibliography. This is the second year that we collaborated with our colleagues at Touro to produce the Touro College and University System Faculty Publication, of which NYMC publications make up a considerable portion.

We are already working on the 24th edition. Please submit information about your most recent publications.

To recognize the outstanding contributions of faculty, special awards are given each year for noteworthy achievements. Below are this year’s awardees.

Author Recognition Awards 2015

1. Author of a research article published in 2015 which has been cited the highest number of times in Web of Science (79):

Awardee: Allen J. Dozor (Pediatrics)

Wainwright,C. E.;Elborn,J. S.;Ramsey,B. W.;Marigowda,G.;Huang,X.;Cipolli,M.;Colombo,C.;Davies,J. C.;De Boeck,K.;Flume,P. A.;Konstan,M. W.;McColley,S. A.;McCoy,K.;McKone,E. F.;Munck,A.;Ratjen,F.;Rowe,S. M.;Waltz,D.;Boyle,M. P.;TRAFFIC Study Group; TRANSPORT Study Group (including Dozor A+) (2015). Lumacaftor–Ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis homozygous for Phe508del CFTR. N Engl J Med, 373(3), 220-231. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1409547

 

2. Author of a research article appearing in the journal with the highest impact factor (New England Journal of Medicine 59.558):

Awardee: Allen J. Dozor (Pediatrics)

Wainwright,C. E.;Elborn,J. S.;Ramsey,B. W.;Marigowda,G.;Huang,X.;Cipolli,M.;Colombo,C.;Davies,J. C.;De Boeck,K.;Flume,P. A.;Konstan,M. W.;McColley,S. A.;McCoy,K.;McKone,E. F.;Munck,A.;Ratjen,F.;Rowe,S. M.;Waltz,D.;Boyle,M. P.;TRAFFIC Study Group; TRANSPORT Study Group (including Dozor A+) (2015). Lumacaftor–Ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis homozygous for Phe508del CFTR. N Engl J Med, 373(3), 220-231. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1409547

Awardee:  Kutluk Oktay (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Oktay, K., Rodriguez-Wallberg, K., & Munster, P. (2015). Ovarian protection during adjuvant chemotherapy. New England Journal of Medicine, 372(23), 2268-2269.

 

3. Research Article appearing in the journal with the highest impact factor – NYMC first author  (New England Journal of Medicine 59.558):

Awardee:  Kutluk Oktay (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Oktay, K., Rodriguez-Wallberg, K., & Munster, P. (2015). Ovarian protection during adjuvant chemotherapy. New England Journal of Medicine, 372(23), 2268-2269.

 

4. NYMC 1st Author with the highest Altmetric score (103)

Awardee: Jack Drescher (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)

Drescher, J. (2015). Out of DSM: Depathologizing homosexuality. Behavioral Sciences, 5(4), 565–575. http://doi.org/10.3390/bs5040565

 

5. NYMC faculty author who authored a comprehensive text in 2015:

Awardee: Ira J. Bedzow  (Medicine)

Bedzow I+. (2015). When life nears death: A patient’s guide to medical ethics in end-of-life care. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

 

Awardee: Robert A. Ollar, Assistant Professor (Neurology)

Aguilar TJ, Bach GP, Faley KA, Goldman J, Jacobs S, Kyle A, . . . Wagner J. Lyme disease in Pennsylvania: A report by the task force on Lyme disease and related tick-borne diseases pursuant to act 83 of 2014. 2015 Sep. Retrieved from http://www.health.pa.gov/My%20Health/Diseases%20and%20Conditions/I-L/Documents/Lyme%20Disease%20in%20Pennsylvania.pdf

 

Awardee: Yoshiaki Omura (Family & Community Medicine)

Omura, Y. +. (2015). Promotion of health & longevity by stimulation of organ representation areas of hands. Tokyo: Makino Publishing Co.

 

6. NYMC faculty author who edited a comprehensive text in 2015:

Awardee: Ira J. Bedzow  (Medicine)

Bedzow I+, & Goldfeder M (Eds.). (2015). Jewish leadership & the future of American Jewry. Lexington, KY: ACSV Publications.

Bedzow I+, & Goldfeder M (Eds.). (2015). Starting conversations. Lexington, KY: ACSV Publications.

 

Awardee: Israel Franco (Urology)

Franco I+, Austin PF, Bauer SB, von Gontard A, & Homsy Y (Eds.). (2015). Pediatric incontinence: Evaluation and clinical management. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

 

Awardee: Renee Garrick (Medicine)

Garrick R+ (Ed.). (2015). Year book of medicine. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Mosby.

 

Awardee: Paul J. Rosch (Medicine)

Rosch PJ+ (Ed.). (2015). Bioelectromagnetic and subtle energy medicine (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/ Taylor & Francis Group.

 

Awardees (Otolaryngology):

Anthony P. Sclafani

Christopher J. Linstrom

Michael J. Pitman

Steven D. Schaefer

Stimson P. Schantz

Sclafani, A. P. +., Dyleski, R. A., Linstrom, C., Pitman MJ+, Schaefer, S. D. +., Schantz, S. P. +., & Shin, E. J. (Eds.). (2015). Total otolaryngology — head and neck surgery. New York: Thieme.

 

7. NYMC Academic department with the highest percentage of published faculty relative to department size:

School of Health Sciences and Practice

1st Epidemiology and Community Health  24%

2nd Environmental Health Science 14%

3rd Center on Disability and Health 7%

 

Basic Sciences Departments

1st Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 68%

2nd Physiology 63%

3rd Pharmacology 50%

 

Clinical Departments

1st Neurosurgery  37%

2nd Urology 26%

3rd Otolaryngology 24%

 

Congratulations to all our authors.

 

 

 

 

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