Tag: Lehman College

William Latimer and Brad Schoenfeld

Muscle Loss and Aging

Sarcopenia is the degenerative loss of muscle tissues as a natural part of the aging process. I am excited to share Public Health Minute’s “Sarcopenia” segment by Dr. Brad Schoenfeld, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Lehman College. Dr. Schoenfeld’s research shows that light weights produce similar gains in muscle mass ...

Danna Ethan and William Latimer

Bicycle Accidents & Traumatic Brain Injury

With the weather getting warmer and the popularity of NYC’s bike share growing, I am excited to discuss the “Helmet Use Among Bike Sharers” segment that Lehman College’s Dr. Danna Ethan discussed on Public Health Minute. Wearing a helmet can greatly reduce the severity of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) from bicycle accidents. Dr. Danna ...

William Latimer and Mira Goral

National Aphasia Awareness Month

Since June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, it only seemed fitting to share Public Health Minute’s segment on “Aphasia” recorded by Dr. Mira Goral, who is a professor in Lehman College’s Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences. Aphasia is a communication disorder caused by damage to the brain in which individuals may have difficulties in speaking, listening, ...

William Latimer

Personal Devices and Hearing Loss

With the increasing number of personal devices & the need of listening to music or to be entertained constantly (which is evident when riding the subway), one has to think about noise induced hearing loss. This is why I am excited to discuss the “Hearing Loss Prevention” segment that Lehman College’s Dr. Sandra Levey recorded ...

Ivy Vasquez from Lehman College presents research poster at the American Psychopathological Association Conference in Manhattan

Dr. William Latimer attending the APPA Conference in support of Lehman College undergraduate student Ivy Vasquez presenting her research study on the Effects of Race on Young Adult Cigarette and Drug Use.

Dr. William Latimer presenting at award to the Lehman College Foundation Leadership Awards Gala

Leadership Awards Gala

Dr. William Latimer had the honor of presenting the Lehman College Corporate Citizenship Award to Mark Messier (left) and Kevin Parker (right) at the Lehman College Foundation Leadership Awards Gala on October 29, 2015.