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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards $439k Grant to SUNY Downstate to Support Black Maternal Health Intervention Study In Central Brooklyn

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded SUNY Downstate School of Public Health, Downstate’s Department...

SUNY Downstate to Receive $1.5m from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University recently announced the Downstate Public Health Scholarship Program (DPHSP) will...

Interstate Environmental Commission Opens New Laboratory Headquarters and Office At BioBAT

The Interstate Environmental Commission (IEC) announced the opening of its new laboratory headquarters and office with...

SUNY Downstate Researchers Receive “2022 Scientific Paper of The Year Award” from Premier Radiology Publication

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University today announced that premier radiology publication Aunt Minnie has awarded four...

In a Major Breakthrough, SUNY Downstate Doctors Identify New Pathway to Treat Seizures Caused by Lupus

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University announced the publication of new research by Dr. Henri Tiedge, including potential...

Governor Hochul Announces More Than $2.4 Million To Diversify Physician Workforce

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the state has doubled its investment - committing more than $2.4 million -...

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Hispanic Heritage Month Profile

Hispanic Heritage Month Profile of Brigitte C. Desport, DPS, OTR/L, BCP, ATP, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives...

SUNY Downstate Appoints Justin Chin-Bong Choi, M.D., as Vascular Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University announced the appointment of Justin Chin-Bong Choi, M.D., FACS, as vascular...

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Salute to Former President John C. LaRosa, M.D., on his Retirement from Downstate

John C. LaRosa, M.D., officially retired from the Downstate faculty, where he served as Professor of Medicine and Public...

In Commemoration of The 21st Anniversary Of 9/11

Twenty-one years ago, we witnessed the worst of humanity when terrorists attacked America’s freedom.

Researchers Use Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing to Better Understand Gut Inflammation Associated With Malnutrition

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SUNY Downstate is still in debt after serving as a ‘COVID-only’ hospital during the pandemic

President Wayne Riley said the state needs to recognize the institution’s contributions to Brooklyn and beyond.

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SUNY Downstate Welcomes New Chief of Neurosurgery Ernest J. Barthélemy, M.D., M.P.H., M.A.

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University announced the appointment of Ernest J. Barthélemy, M.D., M.P.H., M.A., as its...

SUNY Downstate Selected to Participate In American Association Colleges of Nursing National Initiative

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University has been selected to participate in a national initiative from the American...