Dr. Jose M. Wiley of The Mount Sinai Medical Center recognized as "Man of the Year”

New York, NY
 – September 14, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Dr. Jose M. Wiley is Assistant Professor of Medicine-Cardiology & Radiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Associate Director of Endovascular Interventions at The Zena and Michael A. Weiner Cardiovascular Institute of The Mount Sinai Medical Center

On August 16, Jose M. Wiley MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, was recognized by the New York League of Puerto Rican Women – NYLPRW as Man of the Year.  The award was presented to Dr. Wiley during the annual gala of the NYLPRW in recognition to his professional achievements and for providing exceptional services to the Hispanic community.

NYLPRW’s mission is to help Puerto Rican women in seeking higher education, by giving them financial support to obtain their college degree. Other awardees included: Ralina Cardona, Director New York State, LULAC; Antonio Perez, President of the Borough of Manhattan Community College; and Iris Jimenez-Hernandez, Executive Director Lincoln Health Center.

About this recognition Dr. Wiley said, "As a Latino and Puerto Rican, I am deeply grateful and honored by this recognition.  The role of NYLPRW is vital to the development of Latinas. It is time we break barriers." During the same ceremony and in recognition of the award granted from NYLPRW, Dr. Wiley also received from Congressman Tim Bishop a certificate for outstanding achievement awarded to him by the United States Congress.

In May of this year, Dr. Wiley also received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, awarded by NECO (National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations), which is included in the files of Congress.  This award is given annually to citizens who have distinguished themselves within their ethnic groups, while exemplifying the values of American life. Six U.S. presidents, and other foreign ones, as well as Nobel Prize winners, and in general citizens who have distinguished themselves, have received this award.

¡Congratulations Dr. Wiley!