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Students Kelly Zhang (left), Nathan Tchoffo Kouleho (center) and Caterina Reed (right) are checking students in at the Health Tech fair on. XINGLING YU/THE STATESMAN

Annual Health Tech Fair showcases health resources and technology

Xingling Yu October 22, 2023
On Thursday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the prestigious annual Health Tech Fair was hosted by the Health Institute and the University Libraries. This year, respected staff representatives and abundant resources were gathered at the Health Sciences Library (HSL) main entrance.
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SBU medical school applicants rise during COVID-19

SBU medical school applicants rise during COVID-19

Lori Saxena February 9, 2022
According to the school's Associate Dean of Admissions, the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University saw a 15% increase in applicants for students starting medical school in the fall of 2021.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

SBU Medicine Task Force discusses improving revenue and expanding student clinical practice

Alek Lewis January 27, 2021
The Stony Brook Medicine Task Force discussed some preliminary recommendations for improving revenue streams and expanding clinical practice during a Strategic Budget Initiative campus conversation on Jan. 19.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Pre-med students navigate pandemic-related disruptions

Meenu Johnkutty May 18, 2020
Traditionally, medical schools require students to submit letter grades for their prerequisite classes; however, some have begun to rethink their admissions criteria for the upcoming admissions cycle.
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The outside of Stony Brook University Hospital. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University Hospital doctor suspects COVID-19 hit Suffolk County in February

Iryna Shkurhan May 18, 2020
The suspected COVID-19 patient showed symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection and had recently traveled to China, according to Dr. Adam J. Singer.
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49 Renaissance School of Medicine graduates join fight against COVID-19 at university hospital

Meenu Johnkutty April 12, 2020
“There’s nothing virtual that can ever be as meaningful as a real life graduation,” Dr. Hailey McInernery said.
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Stony Brook University School of Medicines new three-year medical degree will accept a maximum of 15 students for its first year. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University medical students will graduate April 8

Alek Lewis April 7, 2020
Stony Brook University is allowing Renaissance School of Medicine students to graduate early to work in hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Girnun and his attorneys on Jan. 14, 2020 outside of the Alfonse M. DAmato Courthouse. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

Former SBU professor pleads guilty to funneling cancer research funds

Brianne Ledda and Melissa Azofeifa January 14, 2020
Girnun could face a maximum of 10 years in jail without parole, and “a fine to be determined,” according to a U.S. Department of Justice press release.
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Anat speaks at the Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium in the  Medical and Research Translation (MART) Building Auditorium on March 28, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN

SBU study finds that taking sex into account could change 20% of MCI diagnoses

Deidre Redhead December 7, 2019
Anat Biegon, a professor in the department of radiology at the Renaissance School of Medicine, co-wrote a study that found taking sex into account could change diagnoses for 20% of people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).
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SBU professor charged with theft granted trial delay

Melissa Azofeifa December 4, 2019
At a Dec. 3 court status conference, Stony Brook Associate Professor Geoffrey Girnun was granted a speedy trial waiver due to “ongoing plea negotiations.”
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Stony Brook Children’s Hospital showcases new construction at Open House

Meenu Johnkutty November 10, 2019
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Open House showcased its $73 million four-story addition in an event boasting over 1,200 registered attendees on Saturday, Nov. 2. The open house allowed community members to explore the hospital’s new infrastructure.
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Stony Brook football players raising their helmets. Many football players suffer from traumatic brain injuries that are not properly treated. HEATHER KHALIFA/STATESMAN FILE

Symposium highlights the dangers of head injuries in contact sports

Andrew Zucker and Ryan Magill April 3, 2019
Dr. Flescher represents a growing majority of people who have come to see both sides of the argument and has become torn by his occupational allegiance to the facts as a scientist and his emotional allegiance to the game as a lifelong New England Patriots fan.
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