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Practitioner Profile: Yudelka Garcia

This story was originally published in Columbia Nursing‘s monthly e-newsletter.   Clinical Nursing Instructor Yudelka Garcia, FNP, showed interest in medicine at an early age while taking high school biology and anatomy classes’ in Washington Heights. While attending Cornell University’s pre-medicine track, however, she ended up switching majors to psychology after she felt the coursework focused […]

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Nurse of the Week: Marie Carmel Garcon Named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by Nurse Practitioner Association New York State

This story was originally posted by Daily Nurse on November 15, 2017.    Our Nurse of the Week is Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP, Columbia University School of Nursing, who has been named the 2017 Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Nurse Practitioner Association New York State (NPA). Dr. Garcon’s award aligns with National Nurse Practitioner Week 2017, taking place November […]

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What Nurse Practitioners Can Do in the Opioid Crisis

This op-ed by Columbia Nursing’s Stephen Ferrera was originally posted Daily Nurse on November 13, 2017.   The impetus to address—and combat—the opioid epidemic that is plaguing our country has never been more urgent. Overdose rates have more than quadrupled since 1999, making opioid overdoses now the leading cause of death in Americans under 50. For every person who […]

Columbia Nursing’s Marie Carmel Garcon Named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State

November 06, 2017 | Contact: Elizabeth Holliday – eh2765@cumc.columbia.edu   New York, NY- Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP, Columbia University School of Nursing, has been named 2017 Nurse Practitioner of the Year, by The Nurse Practitioner Association(link is external) New York State (NPA). The award was presented to Garcon at the NPA’s 33rd Annual Conference on October 21st in Saratoga Springs, New York.   Garcon leads the House […]

On the Front Line of HIV Care at ANAC 2017

This story was originally posted by Medscape on October 31, 2017.   The mechanics of keeping people with HIV in care so they achieve viral suppression will be a topic of much discussion at the upcoming Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) 2017 in Dallas.   “One of the biggest issues is retaining people […]

Most Consumers Unaware of Dangers in Mixing Alcohol and Common Drugs

This story was originally published by healthline on October 16, 2017.   Alcohol, a central nervous system depressant, has the potential to negatively interact with virtually all classes and types of medications, from OTC supplements or herbs to prescriptions,” said Dr. Stephen Ferrara, RN, a family nurse practitioner and an associate dean of clinical affairs […]

Why we’re not supposed to drink on antibiotics

This story was originally published by Smooth on October 15, 2017.   Let’s be honest, we’ve all done this.   We all know the drill. If your doctor has prescribed you antibiotics, you’re not allowed to drink – and no, it’s not a myth.   There are two main reasons why you should avoid alcohol […]

4 Ways to Avoid Diabetes Product Scams

This story was originally published by U.S. News on July 20, 2017.   You have diabetes, and it can be challenging to manage. You’re watching TV one night and there’s a commercial for a product that says it can cure all of your diabetes woes, magically lowering your blood sugar. You wonder: Should I order that? […]

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Dr. Janejira Chaiyasit Gives Advice On Heat Rash and Explain their Symptoms

This story was originally published by Refinery29 on July 12, 2017.   Summer weather does some weird things to your skin: You might get sunburnt; you tend to get more bug bites; and if things are really sweltering, you could even get a heat rash. Usually heat rashes are NBD, but that doesn’t mean they’re not annoying to deal with […]

ColumbiaDoctors Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Group Partners with Tishman Speyer to Add Healthcare Services to Zo, Suite of Work-Life Balance Offerings Available to Tenants at Rockefeller-Center®

June 28, 2017 (New York, NY) — Tishman Speyer announced that it has reached an agreement with ColumbiaDoctors to provide clinical primary and wellness care as part of Zo, Tishman Speyer’s comprehensive services program for tenants at Rockefeller Center. ColumbiaDoctors Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Group will provide health care services in a designated Zo space at […]

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