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[April 10, 2014]

Brooklyn Free Clinic Begins Annual Education and Wellness Program with Inaugural Free Event on April 12

Brooklyn, NY – A new program has been created to educate the Brooklyn community and empower local leaders to make the Borough of Brooklyn a haven for wellness. More


[April 3, 2014]

SUNY Downstate Students Craig Ness and Jasmine Patel Receive Chancellor’s Award

Brooklyn – Two SUNY Downstate Medical Center students were among those honored by State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher at a ceremony in Albany at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, April 2. More


[March 19, 2014]

Barbara Delano, MD, MPH, FACP, Appointed Chair of Community Health Sciences for SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s School of Public Health:

Will Lead Department with Unique Focus on Urban and Immigrant Health

Dr. Barbara Delano, a public health and renal expert with a background in epidemiology, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Community Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. More


[February 11, 2014]

Dr. Jeremy Coplan and Colleagues Show Excess Weight Linked to Brain Changes that May Relate to Memory, Emotions, and Appetite


Jeremy D. Coplan, MD, professor of psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and researchers at SUNY Downstate and other institutions have shown that being overweight appears related to reduced levels of a molecule that reflects brain cell health in the hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in memory, learning, and emotions, and likely also involved in appetite control. More


[January 30, 2014]

Dr. Eli Friedman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award in Hemodialysis, Feb. 8


Eli A. Friedman, MD, distinguished teaching professor of medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in Hemodialysis (HD), February 8, 2014, at the Thirty-fourth Annual Conference on Dialysis, presented by the University of Missouri School of Medicine, at a ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia. More


[January 30, 2014]

Dr. Richard Rosenfeld Named One of the World’s Top Experts in Otitis Media

Richard Rosenfeld, MD, MPH, professor and chair of otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, has been named one the world’s top medical specialists in the research and treatment of otitis media by Expertscape, a medical search and content service that enables healthcare consumers and medical professionals to identify and research medical experts. More


[January 24, 2014]

SUNY Downstate’s STAR Program Receives More than $2 Million in Additional New Funding

STAR Has a Quarter-century History of Combatting HIV/AIDS in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY – SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s Special Treatment and Research (STAR) Program has received five new awards totaling more than $2 million. More


[January 13, 2014]

SUNY Downstate Council to Meet

Brooklyn – The SUNY Council of Downstate Medical Center will meet Thursday, January 16, at 9:00 am. More


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