On March 1, 2014, the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine's OMM department, in conjunction with the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Office of Alumni Affairs, held a successful continuing medical education workshop entitled "Incorporating OMM to Enhance Your Clinical Practice". This program had 35 participants ranging from resident to attending physicians. Dr. Sheldon Yao opened the program by presenting potential solutions to barriers that prevent clinicians from utilizing OMM in their practice. Dr. Michael Terzella presented an osteopathic diagnosis and approach to the head and cervical spine and covered techniques to help treat headaches and TMJ disorders.
We are very pleased to have Otis Webb Brawley, M.D., FACP, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President of the American Cancer Society, as our next speaker for the Provocative Perspectives on Health Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and the NYIT School of Health Professions.
Old Westbury, N.Y. (November 21, 2013) -- New York Institute of Technology researchers continue to find evidence that thyroid hormones may help prevent cardiac problems. A recent study published in Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology by College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant Professor Youhua Zhang, MD, Ph.D., concluded that normal thyroid hormone levels are required to maintain normal cardiac functioning and prevent arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation -- conditions that result in irregular heartbeat, a “fluttering” of the heart muscle, and sudden death.
“Structural Composition of Myocardial Infarction Scar in Middle-aged Male and Female Rats: Does Sex Matter?”