Category Archives: Columbia Alumni

Two Columbia Alumni to Federal Posts

New York City’s 41st Health Commissioner, Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., MPH, was appointed as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by President Barack Obama on Friday. Dr. Frieden is an alumnus of Columbia University’s College of … Continue reading

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NUMC’s Gianelli Elected as a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission

Art Gianelli (EMPH Alumni) was elected as a trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission, a nonpartisan and nonprofit civic organization dedicated to influencing constructive change in the finances and services of New York City and New York State government.  He … Continue reading

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Geiger Published in Pharmaceutical Representative

Michael Geiger’s  (EMPH 2010) Issues & Approaches to Health Policy paper focused on the ramifications of a National Healthcare system (defined as a government run, single payer, tax financed system without third party payer involvement) on the pharmaceutical industry. Subsequent … Continue reading

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Reminder: Dina Pagnotta: Co-Chair’s American Heart Association Ball

Dina Pagnotta (EMPH ’09) is the 2009 Co-Chair of the The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Young Professionals and Fellows Society of Great New York’s 2009 Red Ball.  Click here to view the online invite. If you’d like to … Continue reading

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Suozzi Honors Gianelli

Arthur A. Gianelli (EMPH 2008), President/CEO of the Nassau Health Care Corporation, recently received a special tribute by Nassau County Executive Suozzi and the Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs for his commitment to expanding opportunities to minorities and women … Continue reading

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Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden to CDC?

Several news outlets, including the New York Times Blog and the New York Daily News, are reporting that New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden and Columbia Alum, is being considered for a post at the CDC.  From the New … Continue reading

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EMPH Alum on NBC

Here is a link of NBC’s Robert Bazell speaking with Dr. Edward V. Craig (EMPH Alum) of the Hospital for Special Surgery about the recent advances in joint replacement surgery. Click here to see the video.

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NUMC CEO: Medicaid A Prickly Issue In Stimulus Package

February 2, 2009 · The battle in Congress over an economic recovery bill boils down in large part to this question: Is it an economic stimulus, or just social spending? [Click here to listen] One very large portion of the … Continue reading

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Arthur Gianelli, EMPH ’08 to Brief House of Representatives

GIANELLI TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT VITAL ROLE PLAYED BY SAFETY NETS, BY MEDICAID AND SCHIP IN PROVIDING ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO NASSAU’S VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES Arthur A. Gianelli, President/CEO of the Nassau Health Care Corporation, has been invited to speak, … Continue reading

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Measure of America

Sarah Doty (2009 Class) shared a website her company sponsored.  It is called the American Human Development Project. It features an interactive feature called the Measure of America (link), as well as many other helpful interactive features. Ever wondered how … Continue reading

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