ARMONK, N.Y. -- President Louis Levine of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM) bestowed an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters and a medal to Armonk resident Dr. Kathy Reilly Fallon last week.
Dr. Fallon, a member of the board of trustees of the college, was honored for her charity work as Founder & Chairwoman of Heavenly Productions Foundation, a nonnprofit dedicated to helping children in need, as well as for serving on the Executive Board of Trustees for the March of Dimes here in Westchester.
She also received congratulatory letters that evening from N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo, N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, N.Y.C Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Commissioner of N.Y. State Department Health, D. Nirav Shah and the Ambassador of Ireland, His Excellency Michael Collins.
"I am filled with gratitude to NYCPM that they chose me as the recipient of this degree. I am honored and humbled having received this most prestigious Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by NYCPM. I am forever grateful and it will serve as kind reminder each day of my life to continue to serve my patients and children in need with the utmost care and compassion," Dr. Fallon said in a statement.
She is a board-certified wound care specialist and foot & ankle specialist and has authored several medical journal articles and books.
Fallon has worked at the Midtown Health Center in Manhattan for the last 16 years, and for more than 10 years at St. Vincent's Midtown Hospital and St. Vincent's Family Health Center as a doctor and surgeon.