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[April 22, 2016]

Hearing Impairment Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Additional Studies Needed to Confirm Relationship of Diabetes to Hearing Loss

 

Brooklyn, NY – A review of studies of possible linkages between type 2 diabetes and hearing impairment concludes there is compelling evidence that diabetes can damage the auditory system, and that clinicians should include hearing testing in managing type 2 diabetes. More

 
 

[April 21, 2016]

Researchers Find Moderate Vascular Risk in Southwest Native Population

Pilot Study Examines Cognition, Depressive Symptoms and Vascular Factors among Southwest Tribal Elders

 

Brooklyn, NY – In a newly published, pilot study in the journal Ethnicity & Disease, researchers report a relatively low prevalence of vascular risk among participants of the Southwest Heart Mind Study, especially among those treated for hypertension and hyperlipidemia despite overweight and obesity. More

 
 

[April 20, 2016]

Leaders in Public Health, Nursing, Research, and Medicine to Be Honored at SUNY Downstate Commencement, May 24

 

On May 24, 2016, SUNY Downstate Medical Center will hold Commencement ceremonies for its College of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Public Health at 3:30 pm, and for its College of Nursing and College of Health Related Professions at 7:30 pm, at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan. More

 
 

[April 6, 2016]

SUNY Downstate’s Dr. Stacy Blain Participates in Project Tackling Cancer Complexity

 

Brooklyn, NY – Stacy Blain, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics and of cell biology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, was selected to join more than 180 cancer researchers from prominent research institutions in 31 countries in a project to tackle cancer’s complexity. More

 
 

SUNY Downstate Medical Students Excel in 2016 National Residency Match

62 Percent of Graduates to Train in New York State; Downstate Surpasses National Average

 

Brooklyn, NY – Fourth-year students at SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s College of Medicine had a strong showing on Match Day on March 18, the annual event at which future physicians learn where they will spend the next three to seven years receiving advanced medical training. More

 
 

[February 29, 2016]

Study Finds Increased Risk of Obesity with Increased Time in the U.S. in Filipino Immigrants Living in New York Metro Area

Data Suggest that Immigrants Lose the Health Advantage They Carry to the U.S.

 

Brooklyn, NY – A study led by SUNY Downstate Medical Center has found increased risk of obesity among Filipino immigrants living in the New York City metropolitan area. More

 
 

[February 22, 2016]

SUNY Downstate Launches the Institute for Genomic Health

Program to Engage the Brooklyn Community in Better Understanding the Genomic Factors of Illness and Well-Being

 

Brooklyn, NY – SUNY Downstate Medical Center announced today that it has established an Institute for Genomic Health (IGH). More

 
 

[February 22, 2016]

SUNY Downstate’s Chief Diversity Officer Cited as One of ‘15 to Know’

 

Brooklyn, NY – Kevin Antoine, assistant vice president and chief diversity officer at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, was named one of “15 hospital, health system chief diversity officers to know” by Becker’s Hospital Review, in an article on the growth of chief diversity officer positions in healthcare. More

 
 

[February 11, 2016]

SUNY Downstate and New York City Department of Education Hold College and Career Fair in the STEM Subjects

Nearly a Thousand Students Learn of Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics   

 

Brooklyn, NY – SUNY Downstate Medical Center and the New York City Department of Education’s Brooklyn South Borough Field Support Center recently held one of the largest college and career fairs ever in New York City devoted solely to STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. More

 
 

[February 4, 2016]

SUNY Downstate Celebrates Golden Anniversary of its College of Nursing, College of Health Related Professions, School of Graduate Studies, and University Hospital of Brooklyn

 

Brooklyn, NY – SUNY Downstate Medical Center has launched a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of its College of Nursing, College of Health Related Professions, School of Graduate Studies, and University Hospital of Brooklyn with a gathering of SUNY Downstate leadership, faculty, students, and staff. More

 
 

[January 20, 2016]

SUNY Downstate Receives $2.35 Million Grant for Alzheimer’s Disease Care
 
Five-year Grant from New York State Department of Health Creates Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease Designation
 
 
Brooklyn, NY – SUNY Downstate Medical Center has received a $2,350,000 award from the New York State Department of Health to expand its care of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. More

 

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