Mercy Alumna Dr. Lori Smittle '89 at the Helm of COVID-19 Testing and Prevention in Westchester County

When the coronavirus (COVID-19) reached Westchester County in March 2020, one of Mercy's alumni -- Dr. Lori Smittle '89 -- was first on the scene. Dressed in full personal protective equipment, Smittle tested and treated the first patients in the region. Since then, Smittle, who is nursing supervisor of clinic operations at the Westchester County Department of Health, has been working nonstop since the outbreak to act quickly and effectively to keep Westchester residents safe by leading contact tracing and prevention strategies. 

 

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News & Headlines

Where does systemic racism live on college campuses? A message from President Tim Hall

George Floyd's murder has ignited a nation-wide focus on racism. Not just the racism of bigoted individuals, bad apples consumed with racial hatred, but the racism embedded in systems and processes and rules. Systemic racism involves structures that produce disadvantageous results for people of color, without adequate justification. 

 

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Mavericks Making a Difference: Mercy Alumna dr. allison david, m.b.a. '20 steadies frontline pandemic fears with compassionate care

Dr. Allison David, M.B.A. '20, an OB/GYN at North Shore University Hospital in Long Island, has wanted to be a doctor since the age of five. Now a practicing physician and a Safety Officer for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the supervises OB/GYN residents as well. 

 

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Mercy college announces fall 2020 reopening plans

Mercy College announced today key guidelines for is OnCampus Plus reopening plan for the fall 2020 term and is confident that it can meet guidelines recently released from New York State and public health officials to begin courses on September 9. 

 

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Upcoming Events

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Discussions with mercy leaders

Back by popular demand! Join us for the Discussions with Mercy Leaders! This session will discuss Managing Anxiety, Trauma and Burnout with Dr. Rossi Hassad, Dr. Aramina Ferrer and Dr. Carolyn Cullen. This workshop will be August 6, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Please submit questions when you register.

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