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SUNY Downstate Cancer Institute

Centers of Excellence

Community Health Promotion and Wellness – Cancer Prevention Outreach

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, University Hospital of Brooklyn (SUNYDMC-UHB) has a long history of commitment to community health. Through the Center for Community Health Promotion and Wellness (CCHPW) that was established in 1996, it participates in numerous community health promotion outreach activities in collaboration with School of Public Health, Colleges of Nursing and Medicine, Departments of Family Medicine, Medicine, Surgery, Urology, Nursing Services, Clinical Lab, Pathology Lab, Cytology Lab, Radiology, Institutional Advancement and Brooklyn Health Disparities Center. In addition, CCHPW provide cancer prevention services to senior citizen centers, churches/faith groups, community based organizations, public officials, local school districts, and business entities reaching out to over 2,500 residents mainly focusing in the borough of Brooklyn.

The Cancer Support Group

(718) 270-1593
Meets on the first Wednesday of each month, 1pm - 2pm (closed in July and August)

Smoking Cessation Program

Website: http://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/service/2300/quit-smoking-assistance

Referrals made to NYCDOH by calling 311
OR
New York State Smokers' Quit-line
866-NY-QUITS (866) 697-8487

Community Health Promotion Seminars

(718) 270-3739
Usually held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Cancer Seminars for the community are usually held 2 - 3 times per year
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Health Science Education Building
395 Lenox Road, Room TBA
Brooklyn, NY  11203

Cancer Survivor Day:

(718) 270-2284 (Adults)
(718) 270-2176 (Pediatrics)

Preventative Cancer Screening Program for the Uninsured and Under-insured
Cancer Services Program of Brooklyn (FREE for New York Residents Only)

FREE Clinical Breast Exam, Mammogram, Pap and HPV test for women 40 years and older who meet the eligibility screening criteria with no health insurance or under-insured

FREE Colon Cancer FIT Kit Stool test for men and women 50 years and older with no health insurance or under-insured
To enroll call (718) 270-8846 or (718) 270-3739 or (718) 270-8245

Weblink to flyer: http://www.downstate.edu/communityhealth/pdf/2015/CSP%20Flyer.pdf


Faculty

Betty Jung, RN, BSN, DQE

Coordinator
Patient Education Department and Center for Community Health Promotion and Wellness
NYSDOH Cancer Services Program of Brooklyn
Voluntary Joint Faculty Appointment as Clinical Instructor at the College of Nursing
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Phone: (718) 270-3739
Fax: (718) 270-8175
Pager: (917) 760-0317
Email: betty.jung@downstate.edu

Sarah L. Marshall, MS, RN-C, ICCE, CCE, CBC, CLC, IAT

Patient and Community Health Educator
Patient Education Department and Center for Community Health Promotion and Wellness
Clinical Instructor at the College of Nursing
President of the College of Nursing Honor Society
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Virginia Henderson, Fellow-STTI

Phone: (718) 270-8245
Fax: (718) 270-8175
Email: Sarah.Marshall@downstate.edu



For more inofrmation, visit the website: http://www.downstate.edu/communityhealth/