David Bell, MD, MPH, was chosen for TheGrio 100, an annual list of leaders in health, politics, the arts, education, pop culture and science/technology, for his work in adolescent medicine and advocacy for young men to have access to high quality healthcare services.
An article by Prakash Gorroochurn, PhD, Errors of Probability in Historical Context was named one of the most memorable writings on mathematics and featured in the anthology The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013 published by Princeton University Press.
Joseph Graziano, PhD, is the recipient of the 2014 Career Achievement Award from the Metal Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology. He was selected for his NIH-funded research program that examines the health effects of exposure to inorganic arsenic and his work on the development of Succimer, the drug that is now widely used to treat childhood lead poisoning.
Mary Bassett, MD, MPH, was appointed by Mayor Bill De Blasio as health commissioner for New York City on January 16, 2014. She will be taking on this role after the successful tenure of Mailman board member, Dr. Tom Farley, who as commissioner for the last four and a half years.
February 12, 2014