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With an annual income of $10,000 or less, it’s no surprise that some Suffolk County residents can’t afford health care. Without access to preventative medicine or treatment, a sick child or spouse may worsen and quickly escalate a mildly stressful situation to one that requires emergency personnel. When illness strikes, where do they turn? Fortunately, for the past nine years, underserved Suffolk County residents have had the opportunity to find the aid they need at Stony Brook HOME, a free student-run primary care clinic that serves a twofold purpose: Improve the health and well-being of uninsured and in-need community…

Rahsmia was raised in Roslyn Heights, NY, an affluent community on the north shore of Long Island. Her experience of growing up Latina and poor in Roslyn combined with the strong influence of her immigrant mother led Rahsmia to be acutely aware of the issues of racial and economic inequality. After attending a workshop in the sixth grade on the US prison system and minority populations, Ms. Zatar was convinced she wanted to work to give voice to incarcerated individuals. Rahsmia graduated from Roslyn High School in 1995, completed her undergraduate degree in psychology from Hofstra University in Dec.1999 and…

An MD/PhD student with cerebral palsy, a child of Haitian Immigrants, and a couple from Long Island find out where they will start their residency training Shouts and tears of joy filled the scene as 119 fourth-year Stony Brook University School of Medicine students found out where they will launch their medical careers at the school’s Match Day event. Medical schools nationwide hold Match Day each March. Stony Brook students matched to top residency training programs at institutions such as Yale-New Haven Hospital, University of California San Francisco, University of California Los Angeles, Johns Hopkins, Dartmouth, Stanford University, New York…

Dear Fellow Graduates and Colleagues, We proudly present this newest edition of Medicine Today, highlighting the great news that continues here at Stony Brook. In this issue, you’ll read about Match Day 2017, a nationwide event held by medical schools each March. Many of our School of Medicine Alumni Board members celebrated with the Class of 2017. We were particularly proud of our Board student representative, Kelli Summers, who matched at LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans for vascular surgery. You’ll also read about how iPads for Medical Education have come to Stony Brook, as told by Mindy Baucicot and Rafael…

To provide transformative healthcare requires transformative leadership. In this edition of Medicine Today, we highlight two transformational leaders for Stony Brook Medicine: Latha Chandran, MD, MPH, who was recently named the inaugural Miriam and David Donoho Distinguished Teaching Professor in the School of Medicine, and Margaret McGovern, MD, PhD, a nationally renowned clinical geneticist and Physician-in-Chief for Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, who has been named the inaugural Knapp Chair in Pediatrics at Stony Brook Children’s. Transformational leadership is also required in the realm of philanthropy. And in that regard, Stony Brook Children’s has benefited from the Stony Brook Children’s Hospital…

by Mindy Baucicot and Rafael J Hernandez Stony Brook Medicine has taken a leap forward in the field of mobile medical education by providing all incoming Class of 2020 medical students with iPads for use throughout their four-year education. Technology has progressively shaped the delivery of healthcare and is quickly reshaping medical education. The adoption of iPads as an educational tool, combined with the LEARNED curriculum, provides Stony Brook medical students with an advanced and effective learning experience. Students will use their iPads throughout their pre-clinical and clinical years in the classroom and on hospital floors. Stony Brook Medicine’s goal is…

According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools, Stony Brook University is ranked one of the top 100 engineering schools in the country, and 14 of our graduate programs — including five in engineering — are also among the highest ranked in the nation. The 2018 edition features information and rankings in business, law, education, engineering, medicine and nursing, as well as specialty rankings within each graduate school discipline. Stony Brook’s programs making the Top 100 list include: Economics Biomedical Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Materials Science and Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering English History Medical: Research Nursing (DNP program) Nursing (Master’s program) Political Science Psychology…

Dr. Dimitrios “Jimmy” Kilimitzoglou ‘02, was honored with the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (SDM) during the White Coat Ceremony on March 8. Dr. John Rose, President, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Alumni Board, presented the award to Dr. Kilimitzoglou. The Distinguished Alumni Award is an honor bestowed on a select few who have contributed to the profession, school and alumni in an exemplary manner. The audience gave Dr. “K” a standing ovation in recognition of his outstanding achievements and support of the School. Dr. Kilimitzoglou graduated magna cum laude from…

The University and Community College sign an agreement to develop an academic program that creates a smooth transition from a nursing associate’s degree to an RN The Stony Brook University School of Nursing and Suffolk County Community College have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to launch the Suffolk-Stony Brook Nursing First Program. The new program, the first of its kind on Long Island, begins September 2017 with an initial class of 65 students. Students will be accepted to an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program (at Suffolk) and be selected to move directly into a Registered Nurse Baccalaureate…

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