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CornerStone Vol. 25, No. 1, Summer 2015
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NYU Winthrop's Medically Supervised Weight Management Program Helps Local Residents
NYU Winthrop Elects Two New Members to its Board of Directors
In Memoriam
College-bound Student Athlete Finds Relief from Sinusitis
New Research and Academic Center Celebrates Grand Opening
NYU Winthrop Recognized by U.S. News & World Report for Outstanding Pediatric Care
New Drugs, New Hope for Patients Facing Lung Cancer
NYU Winthrop Earns Designation as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the ACR
New Equipment Enhances Care for Pediatric Airway Emergencies
Grateful Family Gives Back to NICU
The Kornreich Family Makes Donation in Honor of Young Patient
A Leader in Research
Sports Medicine Program Gives Back to the Community with Student Athlete Scholarships
Long Island's First and Only Baby-Friendly Hospital
Celebration of the Theresa M. Santmann Biomedical Research Laboratory Signals Final Stage of the Opening of the Research and Academic Center
A Bite of Hope for Pediatric Diabetes Patients
The Starlight Foundation Delivers Tablets to Pediatric Inpatient Center
NYU Winthrop Partners With Local Boy Scout to Provide Vital Resource to the Mineola Community
Once Again, NYU Winthrop Earns Designation As NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center
Ninth Annual Black & White Ball Raises More Than $300,000 for NYU Winthrop's CCFK
Spirit of Children Brings the Spirit of Philanthropy to Cancer Center for Kids
A Lap Goes a Long Way for Child Life at NYU Winthrop
Verizon Foundation Helps Give Patients and Their Families Peace of Mind
Local Kiwanis Club Shows Continued Support
The Book Fairies Make a Special Delivery
A Cause to Celebrate Raises Nearly $120,000 for NYU Winthrop's Child Life Program
An Evening in Tuscany - Gala Raises Over $950,000 for NYU Winthrop
30th Anniversary Golf Tournament Raises $650,000 for NYU Winthrop's Research Programs
Ask the Expert - Women's Health: Bladder and Pelvic Floor Disorders
Glen Oaks Country Club Shows Continued Support for NYU Winthrop
Senator Jack M. Martins Delivers Toys to Young Patients
New York Islanders Bring Cheer to Young Patients
An Early Mother's Day at NYU Winthrop
The Irish American Golf Club Makes Donation in Honor of Former Captain
Yuletide Ball Raises Over $216,000 for Child Life Program

In Memoriam

It is with deep respect and admiration that The Board of Directors, Administration and Medical Staff of NYU Winthrop Hospital dedicate this edition of Cornerstone to our beloved colleague, medical leader and friend, Michael Ammazzalorso, MD, MACP, who recently passed away following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Ammazzalorso was a member of the NYU Winthrop Medical Staff since 1995, most recently serving as our Vice President of the Medical Staff and Chief Medical Officer. Throughout his illustrious medical career, Dr. Ammazzalorso was consistently recognized for his outstanding commitment and service to both patients and medical students. He was a Master of the American College of Physicians, an honor granted to only a handful of physicians by the nation’s largest medical specialty society.

If ever there was a member of the Medical Staff who embodied the tripartite mission of NYU Winthrop- University Hospital, it was Dr. Ammazzalorso. His deep commitment and passion for quality medicine, education and research, coupled with his gentle spirit and utmost compassion for the well-being of his patients, was a guiding light for his students and colleagues alike.

Dr. Ammazzalorso touched so many lives at NYU Winthrop with his decency, kindness and integrity, and he is sorely missed by all those who had the distinct privilege of knowing and working beside him each day.

A fund has been established in Dr. Ammazzalorso’s name for Pancreatic Cancer Research at NYU Winthrop. Individuals who wish to contribute can direct gifts to:

Dr. Michael D. Ammazzalorso Pancreatic Cancer Fund NYU Winthrop Hospital , Development Office 290 Old Country Road
Mineola, NY 11501