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Department of Biomedical Communications

Frequently Asked Questions

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Is SUNY Downstate on Wikipedia the free encyclopedia?

Yes. You can see it here:
SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Robert F Furchgott's (Downstate's Nobel Prize Winner) page.
Biomedical Communication's Photogaphy and Design efforts enhance SUNY Downstate's presence on Wikopedia.

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Where can I get Official SUNY Downstate Logos for my poster or PowerPoint Presentation.?

Biomedical Communications has logos online for download:

Click Here

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How Can I Have My Department's Website Built?

Please contact our Web Developer at 718-270-7572 or email acormier@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

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How Can I Schedule A Photo Shoot?

Photography jobs are scheduled at least a week in advance.

Please contact Photography Department at 718-270-7562 or email ecuni@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

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How Can I Convert My Old Slides or Photos to jpegs?

We are able to scan 35mm slides and burn them on a CD, DVD or on your Flash Drive,

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

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Are We Required To Fill Out Releases For Photo Usage?

Yes.

It's called a Media Authorization Form .The form is available at Institutional Advancement Site. Click Here.

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

Do You Do Video Production?

Yes.

We have a production studio or we can do location work.

Please contact our Video Services team at 718-270-7570 or 718-270 -7573 or email lebarb@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

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Do You Do Print Production? I Need A Brochure for my Department.

Yes.

We do brochures, annual reports and event posters.

Please contact our designer at 718-270-7568 or email bkuo@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

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Is Teleconferencing Available?

Yes. We do satellite, point to point ISDN and IP Conferencing.

Please contact our Video Services team at 718-270-7570 or 718-270 -7573 or email lebarb@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

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Can I Have a DVD or Video Tape Copied?

We can copy a number of tape formats and DVDs as long as it doesn't violate copyright law.

Please contact our Video Services team at 718-270-7570 or 718-270 -7573 or email lebarb@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

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I Need to Create a Poster for a Conference. What do I do? What Are your Turn Around Times?

Poster Sessions can be made for you by our staff. Go to our poster sessions guidelines to get started.

Poster Session jobs are usually scheduled one to two weeks in advance.

Pre-Formatted files can often be done in less time. PowerPoint and PDF files are the most common formats accepted.

Please call production manager at 718-270-7557 or mailto:email rkipper@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718-270-7550 

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Are there Downloadable Templates for Poster Sessions?

Yes. Go to our poster sessions guidelines and select templates.

For additional information please call production manager at 718-270-7557
or mailto:email rkipper@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718-270-7550

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Does Biomed still do Institutional Business Cards?

No.

A standard stationery format helps SUNY Downstate project an identifiable and consistent graphic image on letterhead and on business cards. The guidelines for letterhead, envelopes, business cards and memo pads are posted
on the Institutional Advancement Stationary Policy Website.

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Biomed must have lots of Macintosh experience. Is there a Downstate blog I can go to?

Yes! The Medical Library has established a blog users can access.
Goto - http://libforum.downstate.edu/dmug/

There is even an annual Mac Users Group scheduled. Email Mr. Don Lemke to put yourself on the mailing list.

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Is there a Site Map for Downstate? If so how can I add my Department?

Yes. The Site map is located in the top menu of Downstate's menu bar and is called the A-Z Guide.

Site Map

To send your site for review so it can be added to the A-Z Guide. Please Contact Don Stankalis

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How does Biomedical Communications charge for the work you do?




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