25th Annual Faculty Author Celebration







Congratulations to New York Medical College faculty authors who celebrated a quarter century of publications at the annual Faculty Author Celebration, held on August 28, 2018. Faculty, administrators and library staff congratulated the 2017 faculty authors and special awards were presented by Marie Ascher, MS, MPH, Lillian Hetrick Huber Endowed Director of the Health Sciences Library, for outstanding achievements (see below).

Thank you to everyone who participated in or supported this event, especially Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer, Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA and Nina Kurzban, MLS, Compiler and Editor of the bibliography.

The 2017 edition of Touro College & University System Faculty Publications was produced as a joint effort of the Touro College Libraries and the Health Sciences Library at NYMC.  Publications also appear in Touro Scholar, our institutional repository.

We are already working on 2018’s compilation. Please submit information about your most recent publications.


Author Recognition Awards 2017

The list of works that have won awards can be found here.

NYMC First Author of Research Article Cited Highest Number of TimesDelong Liu

Liu D+, Wang S, Bindeman W. Clinical applications of PD-L1 bioassays for cancer immunotherapy. J Hematol Oncol. 2017 May. 10(1):110.
Dept: Medicine  PMID: 28514966 DOI: 10.1186/s13045-017-0479-y

NYMC Author of Research Article Cited Highest Number of Times Michael Gewitz

McCrindle BW, Rowley AH, Newburger JW, Burns JC, Bolger AF, Gewitz M+, Baker AL, Jackson MA, Takahashi M, Shah PB, Kobayashi T, Wu MH, Saji TT, Pahl E, American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, and Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. Diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of Kawasaki disease: a scientific statement for health professionals from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2017 Apr. 135(17):e927-99.

NYMC First Author of Research Article Published in Journal with Highest Impact Factor Yaya Chu

Chu Y+, Yahr A, Huang B, Ayello J, Barth M, Cairo MS+. Romidepsin alone or in combination with anti-CD20 chimeric antigen receptor expanded natural killer cells targeting Burkitt lymphoma in vitro and in immunodeficient mice. Oncoimmunology. 2017 Jun. 6(9):e1341031.

NYMC Author of Research Article Published in Journal with Highest Impact Factor – Penghua Wang

Liu Y, Liu J, Du S, Shan C, Nie K, Zhang R, Li XF, Zhang R, Wang T, Qin CF, Wang P+, Shi PY, Cheng G. Evolutionary enhancement of Zika virus infectivity in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Nature. 2017 May. 545(7655):482-6.

NYMC First Author of Work Published in Journal with Highest Impact FactorSachin Gupte

Gupte SA+, Wolin MS+. Mitochondrial calcium transport: a potentially prominent, therapeutically targetable contributor to pulmonary arterial hypertension progression. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb. 195(4):420-1.

NYMC First Author with Highest Altmetric Score – Craig Zalvan

Zalvan CH+, Hu S, Greenberg B+, Geliebter J+. A comparison of alkaline water and Mediterranean diet vs proton pump inhibition for treatment of laryngopharyngeal reflux. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Oct. 143(10):1023-9.

NYMC Author with Highest Altmetric ScoreWilbert Aronow

Whelton PK, Carey RM, Aronow WS+, Casey DE,Jr, Collins KJ, Dennison Himmelfarb C, DePalma SM, Gidding S, Jamerson KA, Jones DW, MacLaughlin EJ, Muntner P, Ovbiagele B, Smith SC,Jr, Spencer CC, Stafford RS, Taler SJ, Thomas RJ, Williams KA S, Williamson JD, Wright JT, Jr. 2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA. Guideline for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure in adults: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Hypertension. 2017

NYMC Author of work with most downloads in Touro Scholar [article] – Marie Ascher

Ascher, M.T. & Eldredge, J.D. (2017). MLA Research Section’s Research Agenda Committee Systematic Review Project: a status report. Hypothesis: 29(1): 5-17. Retrieved from http://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=503 [article]

NYMC Author of work with the most downloads in Touro Scholar [poster] – Camille Clare 

Astudillo, Y. M., Clare, C. A., Marseille, M., & Laureano, P. (2017). Racial Microaggressions: Effects on Achieving Health Equity from the Classroom to the Wards. [poster]


Department Recognition Awards 2017

This award recognizes the department with the highest percentage of publishing faculty in 2017.

ClinicalNeurosurgery (27.6%)

Basic SciencesBiochemistry and Molecular Biology (70.6%)

SHSPPublic Health (9.7%)