HEALTHIER U EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
This committee provides guidance and support to three subcommittees. It coordinates and communicates the activities between the subcommittees to focus on the mission of Healthier U.
Liaisons to Subcommittees:
Clinton Weaver, Chair, Public Affairs & Marketing, Stony Brook Medicine
Donna Buehler, Director of Organizational Wellness & Healthier U Initiatives
HEALTHIER U SUBCOMMITTEES
Marketing and Website Subcommittee:
Purpose – to promote Healthier U (HU) events to faculty and staff through a variety of marketing and communications strategies. Includes enhancement of the website, use of social media (Facebook, Twitter), print materials and use of photography and video. This subcommittee coordinates its activities with the Programming and Budget Subcommittee. It also consults with the Strategic Planning Committee.
Theresa Diemer, Information Systems, Campus Residences (Co-chair)
Elizabeth Seaman, Preventative Medicine (Co-chair)
Susan Katz, DNP, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Infant Apnea Program
Pura Capone, School of Nursing
Nancy Wozniak, TLT/Faculty Center
Programming and Budget Subcommittee:
Purpose – to identify, design and implement annual and short-term wellness programming and events for faculty and staff. This includes primary research consisting of a review of past programming and events and prior employee surveys. The committee’s role will be to establish program criteria for the type of events and workshops that will be accepted and promoted by Healthier U.
Dean Bowen, Campus Recreation Center (Co-chair)
Natalie Semenyuk, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology (Co-chair)
Diane Calabrese, Continuous Quality Improvement
Ann D. Cuccia, Respiratory Care Program, School of Health, Technology and Management
Sara Lehmann, Accounting
Joan Logan, MMIS/Lawson Training and Support
Maria Loret de Mola, Employee Health & Wellness
Amanda Mills, Undergraduate Admissions
Candiano Rienzie, Physical Therapy, School of Health, Technology and Management
Jordana Rothschild, MD, Preventative Medicine
Theresa Tiso, Physical Therapy, School of Health, Technology and Management
Kristina Tiernan, Kelly Dining Center
Strategic Planning Subcommittee:
Purpose – to determine evidenced-based best practices for the most effective wellness interventions that promote healthy and productive behaviors among faculty and staff. Develop a 2-3 year strategic plan with specific goals and objectives to support a culture of wellness.
Lynne Barnett, Mathematics (Co-chair)
Rajiv Lajmi, IT-Project Management (Co-chair)
David Bekofsky, Transplantation Center
Josephine Connolly-Schoonen, PhD, Family Medicine
Doreen Day, Care Management
Diane Henry-Vanisko, Neurobiology and Behavior
Patrick Ianuccilli, Systems Support
Alfreda James, PhD, Career Center
John Mastacciuola, Faculty Student Association
Raymond McKenna, PhD, Physical Therapy, School of Health, Technology and Management
Kristen J. Nyitray, Melville Memorial Library
Anthony Pesce, MD, Student Health Services
HEALTHIER U ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Healthier U Advisory Committee comprises all members of the Executive Committee and the Subcommittees.
HEALTHIER U LIAISONS:
Laurie E. Rafkin, Stony Brook Medicine Administration
Ray C. Williams, DMD, School of Dental Medicine
Kenneth Shroyer, MD, PhD, Pathology
Gloria Snyder, Hospital Auxiliary
Check out the Stony Brook Medicine calendar for more events that will help create a Healthier U!
ONGOING: Flu vaccines for all faculty and staff at the Student Health Service, fee $25. LEARN MORE
ONGOING: Flu vaccines and pertussis vaccines available to hospital employees at Employee Health & Wellness, Level 3 Room #557. Call 444-7767.
SHINGLES: President Stanley urges the community to get the shingles vaccine. LEARN MORE