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NPG April News: Marie Carmel Garcon Honored, Antibiotics and Alcohol, & More

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.


SIRIUS XM: “Doctor Radio”

Monday, April 15, 2019

Stephen Ferrara, DNP, Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, and Walter Bockting, Professor of Medical Psychology at Columbia Nursing, were featured SiriusXM’s “Doctor Radio” program on “Healthy Aging” for a live segment on LGBTQ health care.


The Spirit: WESTY 2019 Honoree: She Brings the Healing to Patients

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The Spirit Newspaper honored House Calls provider Marie Carmel Garcon with a WESTY award for her dedication to patient care in upper Manhattan and spoke with her about how she provides primary care for homebound patients.


Refinery29: Why You’re Not Supposed To Drink On Antibiotics

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Stephen Ferrara, DNP, Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, spoke to Refinery29 about why you should avoid alcohol while on antibiotics, including the potential for increased side effects and interference with the drug’s ability to do its job.


Nurse Practitioner Group Uses Its Expertise to Treat LGBT Elderly

Monday, February 4, 2019

Columbia University featured the Nurse Practitioner Group in a story about the primary-care and mental health services to provided to residents of Washington Heights and Inwood, with special expertise in caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.

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