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[June 16, 2011]                                                  

Community Health Day at UHB at Long Island College Hospital June 18

 

SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s University Hospital of Brooklyn (UHB) at Long Island College Hospital is holding a Community Health Day, Saturday, June 18, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event will take place on Henry Street between Pacific and Amity Streets.

Health screenings and information will be available for community residents of all ages, and refreshments will be served. In the event of rain, the health fair will take place June 25.

For more information about the Community Health Day, call 718-780-2860.

 

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center, founded in 1860, was the first medical school in the United States to bring teaching out of the lecture hall and to the patient’s bedside. A center of innovation and excellence in research and clinical service delivery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center comprises a College of Medicine, Colleges of Nursing and Health Related Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, a School of Public Health, University Hospital of Brooklyn, and an Advanced Biotechnology Park and Biotechnology Incubator. Long Island College Hospital became part of SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s University Hospital of Brooklyn on May 29, 2011.

 

SUNY Downstate ranks ninth nationally in the number of alumni who are on the faculty of American medical schools.  More physicians practicing in New York City have graduated from SUNY Downstate than from any other medical school.

 

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