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LEND Trainee becomes youngest Senator from USVI

Javan E. James, LEND trainee class of 2019, is now the newly elected, and youngest Senator from the U.S. Virgin Islands. Congratulations to Javan! We know you will do great things for the people of your district, and the USVI. For more information on Javan's victory, please visit: https://viconsortium.com/breaking-news/democrats-win-super-majority-in-senate-with-women-leading-the-charge/

By |2018-11-07T09:49:06-05:00November 7th, 2018|Graduate Students, News|0 Comments

Welcome to the WIHD LEND Class of 2019!

WIHD welcomed 25 trainees to their first day in the LEND program on Thursday, September 6th. Trainees will participate in 300-hour interdisciplinary program from now through May. The class consists of 21 trainees on site in Valhalla and 4 trainees who will participate virtually—two from Puerto Rico and two from the US Virgin Islands. Welcome [...]

By |2018-09-10T12:25:20-04:00September 10th, 2018|Graduate Students, News|0 Comments

WIHD LEND Program Represented at the International Congress of Infant Studies Conference in Philadelphia, PA

WIHD was represented in two research posters presented by Patricia Towle, LEND Faculty, and several WIHD trainees at the International Congress of Infant Studies in Philadelphia, PA, July 1-3. The first poster, "Is There Empirical Evidence that Earlier is Better for Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder?", was authored by Post-Doctoral Fellows Tamique Ridgard [...]

By |2018-07-05T08:57:37-04:00July 5th, 2018|Graduate Students, News, Researchers|0 Comments

WIHD Appoints Jenean Castillo as Director of LEND Interdisciplinary Training Program

The Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) has announced the appointment of Jenean Castillo, PhD,  as Director of the federally funded LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities) interdisciplinary training program at WIHD. Dr. Castillo is Assistant Professor of Practice in the Center on Disability and Health in the School of Health Sciences and [...]

By |2018-07-03T09:50:48-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Graduate Students, News|0 Comments

WIHD congratulates Dr. Patty Towle on recent article publication

WIHD congratulates Dr. Patty Towle on the publication of her article "A Longitudinal Study of Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder Before Age Three: School Services at Three Points Time for Three Levels of Outcome Disability" in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. This study reported on 70 children who were evaluated thoughout the [...]

By |2018-06-20T09:13:30-04:00June 20th, 2018|Graduate Students, News, Researchers|0 Comments

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" [...]

WIHD Welcomes LEND Class of 2018!

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, [...]

By |2017-10-02T15:02:59-04:00October 2nd, 2017|Graduate Students, News|0 Comments

NYMC students attend AADMD Conference in Houston, Texas

NYMC students Michael Tarr, Jessica Park and Tara Crown, all attended The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) 15th Annual Educational Conference. The three-day conference was held June 2nd through June 4th in Houston, Texas. The conference focused around the healthcare for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and featured plenary sessions, posters [...]

By |2017-07-27T17:13:38-04:00June 9th, 2017|Graduate Students, News|0 Comments