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  • Science Education

  • New York City Science Education Initiative
  • Events at the Academy 

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Building a Collaborative International Network

    Speakers: Parker Emerson (Yale University), Joann Halpern (German Center for Research and Innovation), Terrie Taylor (Michigan State University)

    A new and exciting event that will provide an introduction to communicating and networking with scientists and professionals from different cultures.

    June 4 - August 25, 2014

    Scientists Teaching Science
    (Online Summer Course)

    Take the online course "Scientists Teaching Science" and learn about active vs. passive learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.

  • Publications & Multimedia

    December 2013

    Annals Reports

    Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences editorial staff

    This Annals volume presents three meeting reports: (1) Probiotics, Prebiotics, and the Host Microbiome: the Science of Translation; (2) Capacity Building in Nutrition Science: Revisiting the Curricula for Medical Professionals; and (3) Circadian Clocks, Brain Function, and Development.

    Volume 1306

    August 1, 2013

    Capacity Building in Nutrition Science: Revisiting the Curricula for Medical Professionals

    Organizers: Sharon R. Akabas (Columbia University), Gerald Friedman (The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Martin Kohlmeier (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Charlotte A. Pratt (National Institutes of Health), Gwen Twillman (American Society for Nutrition), Mandana Arabi (The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science), and Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences)

    This eBriefing reviews nutrition education for health professionals. Clinical training in nutrition is often inadequate and tools for nutritional assessment, analysis, counseling, and treatment are not well integrated into curricula. Individual projects have improved nutrition training at specific schools; this report explores how to expand their impact.

    May 2013

    Annals Meeting Reports

    Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences editorial staff

    This Annals volume presents four scholarly meeting reports: (1) Application of combined omics platforms to accelerate biomedical discovery in diabesity; (2) Prioritizing health disparities in medical education to improve care; (3) The paradox of overnutrition in aging and cognition; and vitamin D: beyond bone.

    Volume 1287

    Free online access provided by the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science

    May 10, 2013

    Health 2.0: Digital Technology in Clinical Care

    Organizers: Johanne Morne (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), Sonja Noring (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), Cheryl Smith (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), AIDS Institute Social Media Workgroup (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Kerstin Hofmeyer (The New York Academy of Sciences)

    This eBriefing looks at the impact of digital technologies on clinical care, especially for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. It explores eHealth strategies and tools for patient-centered care, provider communications, clinical decision support, medical education, and research.

    December 17, 2012

    Black Holes and Astrobiology

    Speaker: Caleb Scharf (Columbia University)

    This eBriefing documents a presentation by Caleb Scharf, director of astrobiology at Columbia University, who described the latest science on black holes and gave an update on the search for life on other planets.