Nine NewYork-Presbyterian leaders have been named to the Crain’s New York Business 2020 “Notable in Health Care” list, which recognizes outstanding individuals in the health care community who have made an impact on New York City in significant ways. This year, the list focused on the medical response to the COVID-19 pandemic and highlighted those who helped bend the region’s steep infection curve downward and are still working to alleviate the economic and humanitarian toll.
Dr. Renuka Gupta has been appointed as chief of medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital. Dr. Gupta, who is also an assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, began her role in July 2020. She is succeeding Dr. Judy Tung, who had served in this role since 2016 and was recently appointed as the Associate Dean for Faculty Development at Weill Cornell Medicine in addition to her continuing role in the Division of General Internal Medicine as section chief of Adult Internal Medicine.
Two studies from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators suggest that maternal-to-child transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is rare; however, one study found that complications after birth occurred for some mothers infected with the virus.