Students of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine work with the Foot Center of New York staff at community events, giving foot screenings and providing information about foot and ankle health.


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Senior Health Fair
FCNY provided free foot screenings at the "Active for Life" Senior Health Fair.

The American Diabetes Association Expo
The American Diabetes Association Expo took place on April 30, 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits Center. FCNY provided foot screenings for the large crowd; the students were among other health providers, and exhibitors at the expo.

FCNY participated in the community street celebration sponsored by NHEMA (the New Harlem East Merchants Association), providing health screenings and distributing information.

Taxi Drivers Health Fair Group
FCNY provided foot screenings and distributed information to a health fair just for taxi drivers.


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ACE, NYCPM's Health Practitioners' Society
ACE, NYCPM's Health Practitioners' Society, participated in The Inter-Professional Health Fair with SUNY Optometry and NYU Dental at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center in East Harlem on September 19, 2015.

Special Olympics
Navrit Randhawa (2017) and James Chung (2017) perform foot screening of a Special Olympics athlete in July 2015 at a Special Olympics New York City Region event at Queens College.

BetterNHEMA Walks
Students, faculty, and FCNY Board members attended the October 10 NHEMA Weekend Walk, a community fair initiated by Jaritza Taveras-Caba, FCNY Board Member and Director of Community Affairs, Manhattan North Management and Desander Mas, NYCPM VP of Operations and Development. On a bright and sunny Saturday, FCNY provided foot screenings at two locations on Fifth Avenue between 125th and 124th Streets. Attending were, left to right: Zipporah Drozdowicz, Aisha Hassen, Thomas DeLauro, DPM, Austin Brown, McKenna Green, Saba Jahanbin, Mansi Patel, Alisha Poonja, Janet Sellwood, member of the FCNY Board, Michael Rothstein, MSN. In the rear is Holley Drakeford, Treasurer of the FCNY Board. Photographer: Desander Mas.

Cops & Kids: Back to School Block Party
Michael J. Trepal, DPM ('81), FACFAS, VP for Academic Affairs and Dean, Eunice Ramsey-Parker, DPM ('85), and FCNY Clinic Administrator, as well as several students, conducted foot screenings at the Cops & Kids: Back to School Block Party on August 28 on East 120th Street. The event was cosponsored by the 25th Precinct and Bethel Gospel Assembly. State Assemblymember Robert Rodriguez, who has been an ongoing supporter and advocate of the Foot Center of New York, stopped by and graciously posed with the FCNY team. Left to right in photo are: Mai Pham; Traci Bologna; Dr.Trepal; Dr. Ramsey-Parker; Assemblymember Robert Rodriguez; Sara Stachura; and Adenike Sonaike. All four students are Class of 2018.




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