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News Releases 2019

December 19, 2019

Gift Wrapping Party for Hospitalized Children at SUNY Downstate - University Hospital of Brooklyn

December 9, 2019

Federal Grant Awarded to The STAR Program At SUNY Downstate to Enhance Opioid Addiction Treatment Training for Health Professionals

December 3, 2019

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University To Host “Legacy of Arthur Ashe in The 21st Century” Memorial Lecture

December 2, 2019

Renowned Surgeon, Educator, Researcher, Textbook Editor, and Former Downstate Residency Alumni F. Charles Brunicardi, M.D. Named as Senior Vice President and Dean of The College of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University.

November 18, 2019

SUNY Downstate Bay Ridge Ambulatory Surgery Center Reopens

November 15, 2019

SUNY Downstate and Central Brooklyn Diabetes Task Force Hold Free Health Expo and Diabetes Conference

November 14, 2019

Governor Cuomo Appoints SUNY Downstate President Wayne J. Riley to Newly-formed Maternal Mortality Review Board

November 14, 2019

On World Diabetes Day, SUNY Health Urges New Yorkers to Get Screened for Diabetes and Learn to Manage the Disease

November 13, 2019

SUNY Downstate and SUNY Old Westbury Expand Health Careers Partnership to Public Health

October 8, 2019

New York Department of Health AIDS Institute Awards $1 Million Grant to SUNY Downstate HEAT Program to Provide Essential Health Services for Transgender Youth

October 1, 2019

Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health Hosts 25th Annual “SportsBall” Black Tie & Sneakers Gala October 2nd

September 19, 2019

Did a Common Childhood Illness Take Down the Neanderthals?

September 11, 2019

SUNY Downstate Unveils Portrait of Former President John C. LaRosa, MD

August 27, 2019

National Institutes of Health Director Hails SUNY Downstate for Groundbreaking Research Targeting Vision Loss

August 26, 2019

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Launches Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree Program

August 15, 2019

Dr. Moro Salifu, Brooklyn Health Disparities Center Director and SUNY Downstate Department of Medicine Chair, Keynotes 2019 “Igniting Hope” Conferences

August 13, 2019

SUNY Downstate's STAR Program Launches Campaign and TV Show to Promote Sexual Health Consciousness and Wellness Practices

August 12, 2019

SUNY Downstate Researchers Identify Key Mechanism Linked to Neuropsychiatric Lupus

August 9, 2019

State Senator Kevin Parker Discusses Medical Education, Healthcare Quality at SUNY Downstate Retreat for Medical School Residency Coordinators

July 19, 2019

SUNY Health Warns New Yorkers About Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

July 3, 2019

Sunny and Hot Weather Prompts SUNY Health Medical Experts to Warn New Yorkers About Skin Cancer

July 1, 2019


June 26, 2019

SUNY Chancellor Announces Renaming of SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn – Downstate Medical Center

June 25, 2019


June 21, 2019

Chancellor Johnson Announces 5 SUNY Students Selected for Prestigious National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program

June 18, 2019

Arthur Ashe Institute CEO Marilyn A. Fraser, M.D. Honored for Work Expanding Healthcare Access in Urban Areas

June 5, 2019

SUNY Downstate HIV Research Highlighted By Governor Cuomo on HIV Long-Term Survivors Day. $16M NIH Grant Will Support Study That Gives Greater Focus to Ethnic Populations

May 30, 2019

Amy Allen, Class Of 2020, First SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Student to Receive Prestigious Fulbright Award

May 22, 2019

SUNY Downstate Celebrates Class of 2019 at Carnegie Hall

Dr. Gerald Deas Receives Honorary Doctor of Science at Commencement From SUNY Downstate Medical Center

May 21, 2019

Dr. Mary Bassett To Address SUNY Downstate Medical Center Class Of 2019 Commencement

May 17, 2019

SUNY Board Chairman H. Carl McCall To Receive President’s Award at SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s 52nd Commencement

Former NYC Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett To Deliver Commencement Address For SUNY Downstate Medical Center

April 22, 2019

On Earth Day, Chancellor Johnson Announces SUNY is On Target to Meet Governor Cuomo’s Statewide 2020 Energy Use Goals

April 18, 2019

SUNY Board Of Trustees Appoint Three SUNY Downstate Faculty Members To Distinguished Faculty Ranks

April 9, 2019

SUNY Downstate and SUNY Old Westbury Create Pathways To Healthcare Careers In New Collaborative Partnership

April 4, 2019

National Minority Quality Forum Selects SUNY Downstate Physician for Prestigious 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health

April 2, 2019

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Alumna Earns National Recognition for Receiving Specialty Credential In Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgery

March 19, 2019

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Celebrates Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by Honoring our 65 Board Certified Nurses

March 15, 2019

It’s “Match Madness” at SUNY Health Science Center At Brooklyn Downstate Medical Center

March 14, 2019

SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s Marilyn A. Fraser, M.D. Named Power Woman of Brooklyn

March 12, 2019

enCourage Kids Foundation Donate Disney-Themed Band-Aids To SUNY Downstate Child Life Program

March 5, 2019

SUNY Downstate Awards More Than $52,000 In Scholarships To Promote Diversity In Medicine

February 22, 2019

SUNY Downstate Ranks 4th Among Top U.S. Medical Schools for Training The Next Generation of Physicians

February 20, 2019

Patricia A. Winston Named Among The Network Journal 25 Influential Black Women In Business

February 15, 2019

42 University Hospital of Brooklyn Physicians Selected As “Top Doctors” By Leading Health Care Research And Ratings Company

February 12, 2019

SUNY Chancellor Johnson Announces Staff Appointments at System Administration

January 22, 2019

SUNY Downstate Partners With Fresh Air Fund For Fun, Annual Summer In The Winter Event In Brooklyn

January 16, 2019

Dr. Joanne Ritter-Teitel Appointed as Chief Nursing Officer at SUNY Downstate Medical Center/University Hospital of Brooklyn

January 14, 2019

SUNY Downstate School Of Public Health Appoints Dr. Michael A. Joseph As New Vice Dean Of Academic And Student Affairs

January 2, 2019

SUNY Downstate College of Nursing Ranked Among Best Nursing Programs In New York State