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United States Supreme Court Renders Decision in Dobbs Vs. Jackson

This past Friday, the United States Supreme Court rendered a much-anticipated decision in the matter of Dobbs vs. Jackson...

A Message About Juneteenth

For Black Americans, Juneteenth has been long celebrated as a pivotal point in American history.

SUNY Downstate President Dr. Wayne Riley Honored by YMCA of Greater New York at 46th Annual Dodge Dinner

This week, the YMCA of Greater New York presented SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University President Dr. Wayne J. Riley...

Celebrating Memorial Day

Our country will celebrate Memorial Day, the holiday established to pay homage to the valiant soldiers who nobly sacrificed...

Downstate Distinguished Professor Published in American College of Lifestyle Medicine

SUNY Downstate Distinguished Professor Dr. Richard Rosenfeld has been named as the lead author of the American College...

Advanced Certificate in Global Health Program Announcement at the School of Public Health

The School of Public Health (SPH) is pleased to announce the creation of a new program: Advanced Certificate in Global...

Master’s in Public Health in Healthcare Administration Program Announcement at the School of Public Health

In February 2022, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University (Downstate) announced a partnership with SUNY College of Optometry...

Mass Shootings Continue to Take the Lives of Children and Other Innocents

A week ago, I wrote to you about the mass shooting in Buffalo that claimed the lives of ten innocent people murdered at...

Celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Congress established Asian Pacific American Heritage Week in 1978. In 1992, President George H. W. Bush signed legislation...

Another Mass Shooting Jolts Our Nation

This past Saturday, the nation and the world witnessed yet another senseless mass shooting. But, this time, it was right...