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 all newborns in a hospital environment to promote modeling of the behavior among new parents. The study was done in collaboration with medical professionals from Maria Ferari Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, the Department of Pediatrics at New York Medical College, Westchester Institute for Human Development and the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College. Congratulations to Dr. Patrick on this fantastic achievement!