Safyer to Join Mayor-Elect de Blasio's Transition Team
Dr. Steven Safyer, CEO and President of Montefiore, has been invited by Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio to join a transition team of 60 prominent individuals who will select the city’s next mayoral administration.
Pirofski Wins Einstein Faculty Mentoring Award
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, is a winner of the 2013 Einstein Faculty Mentoring Award.
Researchers Receive $1.17 Million Grant to Develop Comparative Effectiveness Research Center
Dr. Julia Arnsten and fellow researchers were awarded a $1.17 million grant to support the Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research, a joint Montefiore/Einstein project to compare the effectiveness of different prevention, screening and treatment options for economically underserved populations.
Piña is First Hispanic and Female honored by American Heart Association for Volunteerism
Dr. Ileana Piña was the first Hispanic and female to win the Chairman’s Award for volunteerism from the American Heart Association for her dedication to educating the community about heart health across diverse populations.
Dhananjay K. Kaul, PhD
Dr. Dhananjay K. Kaul, Professor of Medicine and renowned investigator of the mechanisms of vascular dysfunction in hemolytic disorders such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia, died November 17, 2013.