SUNY Downstate Asks “Who Cares About Men's Health Issues?”+

Oct 26, 2005

A “Healthy Man Symposium” will be held by SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Friday, October 28, at The Brooklyn Tabernacle: Downtown Learning Center, to educate the public on men's health issues.

Downstate physicians will be on hand to discuss many of today's health issues that afflict men. Topics include current trends in men's health, HIV in men, and the facts and challenges of heart disease.
The lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. Those individuals who attend will receive a complimentary dinner, gift bag, health screening and much more. Special prizes will also be given out at the conference. Limited seats are available. Registration is mandatory and can be made by calling 718-270-7350.

SUNY Downstate Medical Center is the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, serving more than 2 million people within the borough. SUNY Downstate is located at 450 Clarkson Avenue.



About SUNY Downstate Medical Center

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, College of Nursing, School of Health Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, School of Public Health, University Hospital of Brooklyn, and a multifaceted biotechnology initiative including the Downstate Biotechnology Incubator and BioBAT for early-stage and more mature companies, respectively.

SUNY Downstate ranks twelfth 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.