Category Archives: Columbia Alumni

Wonderful Guest EMPH Lecturer This Weekend

One of the best aspects of the EMPH program is that it provides us with the opportunity to have industry leading guest lecturers.  This weekend we were fortunate to have Richard A. Barasch the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Universal American Corp.  who lead … Continue reading

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NJ Selects EMPH Alumnus As Health Commissioner

Congratulations to Mary O’Dowd! Governor Chris Christie recently appointed Ms. O’Dowd as the New Jersey Commissioner for the Department of Health and Senior Services. Prior to her appointment she served as the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Health. She … Continue reading

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Dr. Theresa Mack Is A “Hero” In Harlem

Harlem, NY –  Dr. Theresa Mack isn’t just lecturing to patients in Harlem, she is teaching and debunking myths that often shadow commonly held beliefs about safe sex. Recently featured in NYDailyNews.com, Dr. Mack was revered as a hero by … Continue reading

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EMPH Alumnus Arthur Gianelli Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Long Island Association

East Meadow, NY — Columbia University EMPH Alumnus, Arthur Gianelli has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Long Island Association.  He released this statement following the announcement, Dear Friends: I am honored to have been appointed to … Continue reading

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The Future is Now: One Hospital’s Response to the Imperatives of Health Reform.

Guest Lecturer: Art Gianelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of NuHealth System Date: 1/9/11 . 1-4pm Location: 8th floor auditorium of the ARB (722 W 168th St.). Arthur A. Gianelli is a graduate of Columbia University Mailman School of Public … Continue reading

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Art Gianelli (’08) Participates with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in Briefing of NAPH Legislative Event in Washington D.C.

EMPH alum Art Gianelli, President/CEO of the NuHealth System and a member of the executive board of the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH), participated, with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, in a briefing of the … Continue reading

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Thomas Edward Jackiewicz, MPH ’94, recently appointed chief executive officer of the UC San Diego Medical Center

Thomas Edward Jackiewicz, MPH ’94 was recently appointed chief executive officer of the UC San Diego Medical Center, where he is responsible for the management of the Hillcrest Medical Center, Thornton Hospital, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Center and … Continue reading

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Thoughts from ISPOR conference (D. Frame EMPH ’09)

Comparative effectiveness research was the big topic at this meeting of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes researchers (www.ispor.org). Speakers at a Tuesday plenary session included Hal Sox, Annals of Internal Medicine editor and chair of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) panel charged … Continue reading

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Dr. Craig: AmeriCares expanding domestic programs

For the  past two years, Dr. Edward V. Craig (MSNBC.com contributor and EMPH Class of 2007) has served on the Board of Global Medical Advisers for AmeriCares, an organization that works to channel donated medical supplies and medicines both internationally … Continue reading

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New Blogger

Just wanted to welcome a new blogger to the mix, Ali Attaie EMPH class of 2010. He join Kavita Kewalramani and I, both from the EMPH class of 2009. Ali’s first post was regarding the appointment of two Columbia Alumni … Continue reading

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