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Bethpage resident Wai Law running along the boardwalk from Seaford to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, during a 7-day charity marathon for Stony Brook University’s Thomas Hartman Center for Parkinson’s Research.  PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK MEDICINE

Long Island man runs over 320 miles for charity — and friendship

Sonya Gugliara August 24, 2022
Wai Law finished his third run for charity on July 31. He ran over 320 miles in seven days, raising money for Stony Brook University’s Thomas Hartman Center for Parkinson’s Research and The Adolescent Medicine Fund for Excellence, which contributes to Stony Brook’s Division of Adolescent Medicine.
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Actor Michael J Fox, above, is one of five people recieving honorary degrees from Stony Brook University. TEODOR BJERRANG/FLCKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

Michael J. Fox among five receiving honorary degrees

Anna Correa May 12, 2017
Along with the Class of 2017, five distinguished individuals will receive honorary degrees at Stony Brook University’s 57th commencement ceremony at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on May 19.
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Left: Doug Manditch, Joe Collins, Father Tom Hartman, Ernie Canadeo and  President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. unveil the new Parkinsons Research Center at Stony Brook. (PHOTO CREDIT: SBU MEDICINE)

New center on campus advancing Parkinson’s research

Steven Rossin August 26, 2013
When Thomas Hartman, affectionately known as “Father Tom,” was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he founded the Thomas Hartman Foundation as a way of using his illness as a gift to others, raising money to support research efforts to combat the disease.
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