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2021 in the Media

December 16, 2021

Shop TODAY: Disposable Face Masks: How to Choose One, According to Experts

Published February 2021


Stephen Ferrara, DNP, commented on masking best practices and highlighted the importance of mask safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Their Father Went to the Hospital for Hip Surgery. Two Weeks After His Release, He Died of COVID-19

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Patricia Stone, PhD, was featured speaking about COVID-19 transmission in health-care settings.

Crain's New York Business: Columbia School of Nursing Launches LGBT Health Research Program 

Published June 2021

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The article covered the launch of the new Center for Sexual and Gender Minority Health Research founded by Tonda Hughes, PhD.

Vox: Is Racism Making People Sick? 

Published April 2021

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Jacquelyn Taylor, PhD, helped answer questions about racial health gaps and the toll racism takes on the body in this video.

ABC7 NY: A Shot of Hope: Life with the COVID Vaccine Town Hall with Dr. Jen Ashton 

Published April 2021

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Kellie Bryant, DNP, joined Dr. Jen Ashton and other experts to discuss what life with the COVID-19 vaccines will be like during a town hall hosted on Thursday, April 15, 2021.

ABC 13 Las Vegas: Effort to Change Discrimination in Healthcare Against the LGBTQ Community 

Published June 2021

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Billy Caceres, PhD, was featured speaking about the importance of LGBTQ-focused curriculum for medical professionals. 

Associated Press: NYC Nurse Tells Her Story to Get People Vaccinated 

Published July 2021

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Kellie Bryant, DNP, was interviewed about a “multi-factorial” approach to address vaccine hesitancy.

ABC News Live: Feel Good Friday

Published October 2021

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MDE student Alice Walton and DNP student Mobolaji Odewole spoke about their commitment to nursing and desire to help others during the pandemic.