We empower women with physical disabilities to pursue a healthy lifestyle.
NYU Langone’s Initiative for Women with Disabilities at the Elly and Steve Hammerman Health and Wellness Center provides primary gynecological care and wellness services. We strive to meet the unique physical and emotional needs of women and adolescent girls who have physical disabilities.
Our fully accessible center features specially designed examination rooms that include modified gynecological treatment tables and a wheelchair-accessible scale.
We provide programs, workshops, classes, and wellness services that promote overall physical and mental wellbeing. Our team works together to create a unique care plan that addresses the specific needs of each participant.
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Center for Musculoskeletal CareWe provide diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for people with conditions affecting the muscles, bones, and joints.
Meet Our Doctors
Our medical staff has expertise in gynecological and primary care services.View All Doctors
Connie Lam, MS
Ms. Lam is responsible for the overall development and direction of the Initiative for Women with Disabilities. She manages daily operations and works with the participants to ensure that they are directed to the appropriate services and programs. Ms. Lam earned a bachelor of science in business management from Empire State College and a master of science in business management and leadership at CUNY School of Professional Studies.
Marie Sedlackova, MD
Medical Director | Geriatrics
Dr. Sedlackova is our primary care physician and specializes in geriatric medicine. Dr. Sedlackova has been with the Initiative for Women with Disabilities since 2013. Her experience has created a strong bond with our participants and has given her a deep understanding of the needs and concerns of women with physical disabilities.View Full Profile