Posts filed under "Health Care"

Talking to Your Doctor: Never Too Much Information

Gary McClain, PhD, is a therapist, patient advocate, and writer who specializes in helping clients—as well as their family members and professional caregivers—deal with the emotional impact of chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Nancy made a list of things to let her doctor...  [Read More]

So…Time to Break That Bad Habit?

Excelsior College expert, Dr. Gary McClain, is a therapist, patient advocate, and writer who specializes in helping clients—as well as their family members and professional caregivers—deal with the emotional impact of chronic and life-threatening illnesses. In this article, Dr. McClain explains the...  [Read More]

Vaishali Jahagirdar, PhD.

Dr. Vaishali Jahagirdar joined Excelsior 4 years ago as a Senior Research Analyst in a unit that is currently called the Strategy and Institutional Effectiveness Unit. Her doctorate and post-doctoral studies are from US in Behavioral Neuroscience and Chemistry. She was a...  [Read More]

Dorcey L. Applyrs, DrPH, MPH

Dorcey L. Applyrs, DrPH, MPH was born in Washington, D.C. and moved to Albany, NY after graduating from Delaware State University with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is a graduate of the University at Albany State University of New York...  [Read More]

Talking to your doctor: do I need to make that appointment?

Get the care you need while avoiding unnecessary doctor visits Jane had what she later described to her friend as an “awkward” meeting with her physician today. And one that left her thinking about how to make the best use of her...  [Read More]

Deborah Golden Alecson

Faculty Member, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing Deborah Golden Alecson, M.S., is a thanatologist and Excelsior College adjunct faculty member in the Schools of Health Science and Nursing. She is the author of four books, three of which deal with...  [Read More]