For Immediate Release
Jackie Shutack (718) 670-1579
Heather Carman (718) 670-2744
Flushing, N.Y., October 25, 2012 – This week New York Hospital Queens hosts health screenings as part of the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) World Trade Center (WTC) Monitoring Program’s 10th Anniversary Follow-Up. The NYPD program is in conjunction with the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System.
The program encourages NYPD officers participation to support research in determining what health issues affect police officers and what more can be done to support their health.
“NYHQ is proud to participate in this event. There is a lot of enthusiasm,” said Andrew Castiglione, senior administrative director, Radiology and Pathology. He added, “We hope programs like this one can continue to serve our 9-11 heroes.”
The screenings take place at NYHQ all week. Last week, the program held screenings New York Hospital Downtown.
For more information about New York Hospital Queens, visit www.nyhq.org. New York Hospital Queens is a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
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Left to Right: Inspector Kenneth Corey, NYPD; Lieutenant William Moran, NYPD; Eli Kleinman, M.D., M.P.H.,supervising chief surgeon, NYPD; Andrew Castiglione, senior administrative director, Radiology and Pathology, NYHQ; Stephen S. Mills, president & chief executive officer, NYHQ.
Lieutenant Michael Dorn, R.N., NYPD (right), examines Retired Lieutenant George C. Blanchard, NYPD (left).