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May
24
9:30am-1:15pm
Weill Cornell Medicine
Big Red STEM Day with The Young Women's Leadership Schools

Big Red STEM Day is an immersive, full-day event that engages students with lectures, networking and mentorship opportunities, hands-on workshops and panel discussions.

Application required. 

students attending Big Red STEM Day
June
11
5:30pm-6:30pm
96th Street Library

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stroke kills approximately 140,000 Americans annually - the equivalent of 1 out of every 20 deaths.

Come join us for a talk exploring modifiable risk factors, signs, symptoms, and the latest treatments available during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series at the 96th Street Library.

Babak Navi, M.D., an Associate Professor of Neurology and Medical Director of the Weill Cornell Stroke Center, is an expert on the relationship between cancer and stroke. He has published numerous studies on this topic and led the first randomized trial to compare different blood thinning strategies for patients with cancer and stroke. Dr. Navi has also conducted research studies on stroke of undetermined cause, stroke during pregnancy, cerebrovascular presentations of dizziness, and physicians’ ability to prognosticate in severe brain injury.

Dr. Navi has considerable experience in conducting clinical trials and served as the Cornell Site Principal Investigator for the POINT trial. He is also an Associate Editor for the journal Neurohospitalist. He received the Young Heart Award by the American Heart Association New York Chapter in 2017.

Where: 96th Street Library, 112 East 96th Street, NY, NY 10128

This event is FREE and open to the public. 

July
16
5:30pm-6:30pm
96th Street Library

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year nearly 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. Of these, 525,000 are a first heart attack.

Come join us for a talk on Heart Health during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series at the 96th Street Library.

Stephen McCullough, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. McCullough's main clinical interests include studying methods to improve the cardiovascular education of trainees, how diagnostic testing can be best utilized to make appropriate therapeutic recommendations for patients, and the role of diagnostic testing in identifying our patients at highest risk. He is a member of the American Society of Echocardiography, and the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. McCullough cares for patients with both common and rare cardiovascular diseases, and tailors therapies supported with robust evidence to fit each individual patient's needs. It is his goal to improve the health and well-being of patients with heart disease using meaningful lifestyle changes alongside medical therapies.

Where: 96th Street Library, 112 East 96th Street, NY, NY 10128

This event is FREE and open to the public. 

August
20
5:30pm-6:30pm
96th Street Library

This year, 116,470 men and 109,690 women in the United States will be newly diagnosed with lung cancer.

Join us for a lung cancer talk during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series.

Ronald J. Scheff, M.D., Weill Cornell assistant professor of clinical medicine, emphasizes the treatment of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies in his practice. Dr. Scheff has participated as an investigator of numerous clinical trials and continues to collaborate with other faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine conducting clinical solid tumor oncology (primarily lung cancer) research. As director of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell medical oncology and hematology fellowship training program, Dr. Scheff actively teaches and mentors future medical oncologists and hematologists.

Where: 96th Street Library, 112 East 96th Street, NY, NY 10128

This event is FREE and open to the public. 

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