Whether you're a black-diamond skier or your idea of winter sports is walking across the icy driveway, don't miss this episode of Spine Time! Our experts will talk about keeping your back healthy in winter, and what to do if you suffer an injury. Register here: https://bit.ly/3egHZsc
Lecture Topic: "Upside Down is the Place to Be: Flipped Classroom and Effective Teaching in the Virtual Environment"
Igor Rybinnik M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Get Your ZZZ’s: Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep for Optimal Health
February 17, 2023 - 4:00pm
It is estimated that between 50 and 70 million Americans chronically suffer from a sleep disorder, hindering daily functioning and adversely affecting health and longevity. With approximately 90 distinct sleep disorders, what can go wrong, and what should we do about it.
Join us for a sleep health presentation as part of the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series in partnership with the St. Agnes Library.
Daniel Barone, MD is the Associate Medical Director of the Weill Cornell Center for Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Dr. Barone specializes in the evaluation and management of patients with all forms of sleep disorders including sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, insomnia, and narcolepsy. Dr. Barone is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Neurology and Sleep Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Barone's first book, “Let’s Talk About Sleep,” was published in January 2018, followed by his second book, "The Story of Sleep:
From A to Zzzz," in January 2023.
Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke, with approximately 610,000 of these being first or new strokes. Nearly 1 in 4 strokes are in people who have had a previous stroke.
Join us for a discussion on the different types of stroke, stroke prevention, treatment, and steps to take if you think you or someone you know is having a stroke during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series in partnership with the Webster Library.
Alexander Merkler, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Dr. Merkler is board certified in Neurology and Neurocritical Care. He is an expert in stroke and acute brain and spine injury. Dr. Merkler has authored more than 100 publications in peer reviewed medical journals on neurological disorders, and also serves as a peer reviewer for several medical journals including JAMA, Neurology, Stroke, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, and Hypertension.
Dr. Merkler is currently funded by a Career Development Award from the American Heart Association and a Weill Cornell Medicine Grant to study the neurological complications of COVID-19.
This session will be offered simultaneously, both in-person at Webster Library (1465 York Avenue) as well as virtually via GoogleMeet. Dr. Merkler will be presenting on-site at the library.
Lecture Topic: "Technology to Support Cognition Among Older Adults, Current Activities at the Center on Aging & Behavorial Research"
Sara Czaja Ph.D.
Professor of Gerontology
Weill Cornell Medical College
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