Saturday 9/9: Downstate to Host 2nd Annual Community Healthy Lifestyle Fair

By Office of Communications & Marketing | Aug 29, 2023

Community event to provide free vital health screenings & other lifestyle resources free of charge

Brooklyn, NYOn Saturday, September 9, The University Hospital at Downstate and the Residency Programs Coordinators Forum (RPCF) at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Health Sciences University will host the 2nd Annual Community Health Lifestyle Fair.

Attendees will gain valuable insights into healthy lifestyle medicine through a comprehensive program featuring informative presentations, vital health checks such as blood pressure assessments, breast and prostate cancer screenings, pediatric evaluations, vision assessments, serum blood tests, access to a wide array of community resources, yoga sessions, cooking demonstrations, and much more. Children will receive backpacks and supplies for the upcoming year. These offerings will be provided by esteemed UHD physicians and dedicated ancillary staff members.

WHAT:            Community Healthy Lifestyle Fair

WHO:              SUNY Downstate physicians and staff members

Alishia Goodridge
Assistant Vice President, Government & Community Relations

Kino Williams, MS, PHR, CPHQ, C-TAGME
Executive Committee Member, Residency Program Coordinators Forum

WHERE:           SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University (University Hospital at Downstate)
                          445 Lenox Road
                         Brooklyn, NY 11203

WHEN:            September 9, 2023
                         10:00am - 4pm EST

RSVP:              Media interested in attending should RSVP to

The Community Healthy Lifestyle Fair is a free community event, sponsored by the Physicians of University Hospital at Downstate (UHD) and Residency Program Coordinators Forum (RPCF) in collaboration with the Offices of Graduate Medical Education, Government Relations and Strategic Planning in conjunction with the Diversity Equity Inclusion House Staff Council, and the Brooklyn Children's Society.


Contact: Dawn S. Walker
347.533.2071 (Cell)

About SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is the borough’s only academic medical center for health education, research, and patient care. It is a 342-bed facility serving the healthcare needs of New York City and Brooklyn’s 2.6 million residents. University Hospital at Downstate (UHD) is Downstate’s teaching hospital; it is backed by an outstanding medical school’s expertise and world-class academic medical center research facilities. Over 800 physicians, representing 53 specialties and subspecialties—many of them ranked as tops in their fields—comprise Downstate’s staff.

In addition to high-risk neonatal and infant services, pediatric nephrology, and dialysis (kidney diseases)—and offering the only kidney transplantation program in Brooklyn, among many other distinctive programs. Downstate comprises a College of Medicine, a College of Nursing, a School of Health Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, a School of Public Health, and a multifaceted biotechnology initiative, including the Downstate Biotechnology Incubator and BioBAT for early-stage and more mature companies, respectively. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @sunydownstate.