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SB to MD: A guide to navigating life as pre-med undergraduate students

SB to MD: A guide to navigating life as pre-med undergraduate students

Mackenzie Yaddaw and Angelina Livigni September 26, 2023
For the first episode of SB to MD, hosts Angelina Livigni and Mackenzie Yaddaw talk with The Undergraduate Clinical Experience Program (UCEP) advisors Alexandra Solowinska and Frankie Matos to introduce the new series.
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Monkeypox vaccines are being administered at the Edie Windsor Health Care Center

Sonya Gugliara September 12, 2022
Stony Brook University’s Division of Student Affairs announced via email that the monkeypox vaccine is being administered at the Edie Windsor Health Care Center. 
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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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SBU’s Boros Lab enters new phase of research on cancer treatment

Sam Rowland January 2, 2021
Stony Brook University’s Boros Lab has begun a new stage in their research of radioactive scandium isotopes in medical chemistry with the goal of creating a new treatment for prostate cancer.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

As NY starts to administer vaccines, Stony Brook Medicine pushes to become a vaccine distribution center

Alek Lewis and Matina Douzenis December 15, 2020
As the first round of COVID-19 vaccines reach New York State, Stony Brook Medicine is informing the community about vaccine development and pushing to become a distribution center in Suffolk County within the coming months. 
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As flu season starts, Stony Brook Medicine advises the public on disease prevention

Steven Keehner October 23, 2020
As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to infect over eight million Americans and contribute to the death of over 200,000, health experts now add the flu as another issue that disease experts and doctors are attempting to manage.
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Stony Brook University hospitals named leaders in LGBTQ healthcare

Steven Keehner October 11, 2020
Two Stony Brook University hospitals have been named leaders in LGBTQ healthcare, according to the 2020 Healthcare Equality Index. The index grades facilities based on their commitment to meeting the LGBTQ community’s needs.
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Science and Humanities at Stony Brook collide in new club Artists in Medicine

Melanie Navarro October 2, 2020
Founded this year, a new club at Stony Brook University called Artists in Medicine wants to use students’ artistic abilities to construct creative projects. Their goal is to combine the arts and sciences in a simplified and informative way. 
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COVID-19’s impact on Stony Brook University Hospital

Matina Douzenis March 24, 2020
Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) — Long Island’s first academic medical center — is taking proactive measures against coronavirus (COVID-19).
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University will be used as a temporary hospital, Cuomo says

Alek Lewis March 23, 2020
Stony Brook University will host one of four temporary hospitals to help increase the capacity to treat COVID-19 patients in New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed in a press briefing on March 22.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University Hospital temporarily suspends volunteer program

Maya Brown March 10, 2020
The hospital volunteer program at Stony Brook University Hospital has been temporarily suspended, according to an email sent out from Stony Brook Medicine on the afternoon of Monday, March 9.
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Stony Brook University cutting travel to Italy, Iran and South Korea

Brianne Ledda February 29, 2020
Stony Brook University is implementing a “mandatory pre-approval requirement” for university-sponsored trips to Italy, Iran and South Korea, according to a campus-wide email sent Feb. 29.
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