WIHD is now recruiting applicants for its 2018-2019 Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the Child Welfare/Pediatric Disabilities track and the Behavioral Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis/Developmental Disabilities track. For more information, please visit our Psychology Training page by clicking here.
WIHD President and CEO, Dr. Susan Fox, has been appointed to the New York State Department of Health, Disability and Health Program Stakeholders Group (NYSDHP). The NYSDHP is tasked with promoting inclusion and accessibility in public health programs and reducing health disparities between people with and without disabilities, with a focus on cardiovascular disease and [...]
Leyla Liana is a visitor from Tanzania who has spent the past 4 weeks here at WIHD working in the Assistive Technology Program. She is an assistant lecturer in computer science at Dodoma University. She came to us as part of an ADA International Fellowship program through AUCD. Her interest is in developing apps for [...]
WIHD Medical Director and NYMC AADMD founding chair honored at 2017 Westfair Communications Doctors of Distinction awards program
Dr. AnneBeth Litt, Medical Director of WIHD, was awarded the "Caring for All" award at the Westfair Communications Doctors of Distinction awards program. In addition, Michael Tarr, the founding chair of the New York Medical College (NYMC) chapter of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) was awarded the "Promise for the Future" [...]
Dr. Patricia Patrick will present the the 7th Annual Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Symposium
WIHD Director of Research, Dr. Patricia Patrick, has been selected to present at the 7th Annual Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Symposium at New York Medical College on Wednesday, November 22nd. The presentation is titled "Implementing a Hospital-Based Safe Sleep Program for Newborns". The purpose of this study was to create a safe sleep environment for [...]
Mark your calendars for the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) for All: Celebrating Leadership in State Policy Gala! Date: March 20, 2018 Time: 6:00-10:00pm Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Pavilion, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC, 20004 For more information: Please visit https://aucd4all.org/ About the AUCD for All Gala: States are [...]
WIHD’s John Maltby participated in a press conference announcing the NY ABLE program on Oct. 12 with New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The New York Achieving a Better Life Experience (NY ABLE) program is a new savings plan designed to help individuals with disabilities maintain their health, independence and quality of life. For [...]
WIHD congratulates Dr. AnneBeth Litt, Medical Director, for her recognition by the Westchester County Business Journal as a Westchester County Doctor of Distinction. She is the winner of the Caring for All award which recognizes a doctor who turns no patient away but rather devotes time and effort to philanthropic cases.
WIHD is pleased to welcome the new 2017-2018 LEND class. The new LEND class represents a numbers of disciplines: Advocacy, Audiology, Family Specialist, Genetics, Law, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Special Education and Speech Language Pathology. The trainees represent 9 affiliated universities: Fordham University, Mercy College, New York Medical College, Sarah Lawrence College, [...]
WIHD Director of Dental Services, Patricia Seagriff, DDS, received a Community Service Award from New York Medical College (NYMC). She was nominated by Dr. Morales, the Chief of the NYMC Department of Dental Medicine. She was recognized for her 17 years of dedication to the special needs population by coordinating the Special Smiles Program, going [...]