Comments*

 
  • Science Education

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

    No events are scheduled in this topic at this time. Click the RSS icon above and bookmark our RSS feed to learn about future events.
  • Publications & Multimedia

    September 2014

    Antimicrobial Therapeutics Reviews: Infectious Diseases of Current and Emerging Concern

    Edited by Karen Bush (Indiana University)

    The forth installment of this annual reviews series discusses the impact of infectious diseases (including carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, tuberculosis, typhoid, influenza, and dengue) on the health of populations worldwide.

    Volume 1323

    May 29, 2014

    An Introduction to Teaching Science Online

    Speakers: Vincent Racaniello (Columbia University Medical Center) and David Randle (American Museum of Natural History)

    This eBriefing provides an introduction to teaching science online, with an overview of online teaching platforms and strategies for designing courses and engaging, assessing, and retaining students.

    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