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Join Professor Andrew M. Flescher, Ph.D, and Health Care Specialist Howard Goldstien as they host a panel about the Affordable Care Act and health care in America on Thursday, August 10, 5:30pm at the Shleter Island Public Library. Flyer Here

Congratulations to Dr. Clouston and Dr. Kidman for each winning an award for a poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, for their respective studies, The Role of Birth Cohort in Changing Expectations about Cognitive Aging and Do Protect National Marriage Age Policies Reduce the Practice of Child Marriage?

Congratulations to PPH alum, Michael Lamb (’14), for passing the CPH exam (taken in February 2016), indicating that he has met the competency requirements to be Certified in Public Health.

Congratulations to PPH alum, Margaret Pichardo (’13), for her acceptance into the National Institutes of Health’s Cancer Research Interns program.  She will be spending her summer looking at the link between prostate cancer and obesity, working under Drs. Stephan Ambs and Cheryl Jacobs Smith at the NCI – Center for Cancer Research.

April 7, 2016: Congratulations to PPH student, Anna Lubitz, for receiving the Alumni Association’s Graduate Life Member award. Thank you Anna for being a terrific representation of our program.

Congratulations to MPH students for presenting posters for the 10th Annual Women in Research Day at Stony Brook. Sara Goldgraben – Delivering High Quality Colorectal Cancer Screening, Mishal Riaz – Using a Psychosocial Distress Screening Tool to Improve the Quality of Care for Patients in the Stony Brook Canter Center, and Masra Shameem - Knowledge and Attitudes towards the HPV Vaccine Among South-Asian Parents: Barriers to Recruitment.

Congratulations to MD/MPH students and MPH alum for matching through the National Residency Matching Program from SB School of Medicine. Hannah Elsevier (MD/MPH student) – Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai for Orthopaedic Surgery; Fabio Lima (MPH Alum ‘12) – Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University for Internal Medicine; and Daryl McHugh (MD/MPH student) – Montefiore Med Ctr/Einstein for Neurology.

Congratulations Dr. Jaymie Meliker, Core Faculty in Public Health, and Associate Professor in the Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine, for recently accepting an invitation to serve as a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Chemical Safety Advisory Committee.

Congratulations to faculty member, Dr. Lauren Hale!  The journal Sleep Health, won the PROSE award for the best new journal in Science, Technology and Medicine! Dr. Hale is founding editor of this journal and this award is great recognition of its successful launch this past year.

Shout out to PPH faculty, Dr. Amy Hammock, PPH alum, Ahmed Belazi ('10), and PPH student, Smita Majumdar Das, along with many other Stony Brook faculty and staff, for their work on the Green Dot initiative, a bystander intervention training for preventing forms of power-based personal violence (such as rape and sexual assault).  Read More

Congratulations to MPH student, Shabana Humayon, who presented on her work with “Fit Families for Life”, on October 22, at the 2nd Annual Perspectives in Patient and Family Education conference.  The conference was held at NYU Langone Medical Center and celebrated National Health Education Week. Dr. Sharon Martino is the principle investigator for “Fit Families for Life” and is Shabana’s mentor. Thank you, Shabana, for being a terrific representation of PPH’s work in the community!

Congratulations to MPH student Dr. Sarah Rose Pestieau, who has been selected as this year's winner of the Michael A. Maffetone award in recognition of her volunteer efforts with Doctors Without Borders.
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Congratulations to Dr. John Rizzo for receiving an award from the Aortic Institute at Yale School of Medicine! Over the past 20 years, Dr. Rizzo has collaborated with the institute on cardiothoracic clinical outcomes research projects. Dr. Rizzo has also advised the institute on statistical methods for conducting such research.

Public health faculty member, Dr. Carrie Shandra was recently featured on The Public Health Minute, a radio segment which airs nationally on NPR stations. This piece highlights Dr. Shandra's research on disability and productivity. Click here to listen to the segment. 

Congratulations to core faculty Dr. Sean Clouston, who is the Principal Investigator on a project funded by the NIH/NIA R01.Read More

Congratulations to MPH student, Ann Cuccia, for being published in COPD.net! Ann is a full-time faculty member in the Respiratory Care Program and we are delighted she is a part of the PPH family.Read More

July 30, 2015: Congratulations to MPH student, Ann Cuccia, for being published in COPD.net! Ann is a full-time faculty member in the Respiratory Care Program. Her article discusses how the pursed-lip breathing technique can help those experiencing symptoms of COPD. Visit the article here.

May 14, 2015: Congratulations to core faculty member Dr. Sean Clouston, he is the principal investigator in a project which has been funded by the NIH/NIA R01. This work is proposed from May 2015 through Jan 2020. The project is entitled "A life course approach to integrating trauma and cognitive age: A cohort of 9/11 responders."

April 23, 2015: HUGE congratulations to our MPH student Masra Shameem and faculty member Dr. Sean Clouston, they won best poster in the public health category at the 2015 Women's Health Conference. The poster's title is The Association between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Cognitive Impairment Later in Life. Visit conference page here.

April 16, 2015: Congratulations to MPH student Dr. Sarah Rose Pestieau, who has been selected as this year's winner of the Michael A. Maffetone award in recognition of her volunteer efforts with Doctors Without Borders. 

February 25, 2015: PPH faculty member Dr. Lauren Hale was featured in Minnesota Public Radio. Click here to access the article and listen to the complete segment. 

March 10, 2015: MPH Students published in Newsday! Congratulations to Chelsea Toller, Alyse Marotta, and Catherine Assaro on their recent Letter to the Editor published in Newsday. Writing letters to the editor was part of an assignment for JRN 501: Distilling a Message, and their letter was written in response to a Newsday article that interviewed anti-vaccine mothers about their decisions not to vaccinate their children. Their letter can be found here.

March 10, 2015: Congratulations to MPH Students Masra Shameem and Anthony Romano, as well as MPH Alum Robbye Kinkade, for their award winning poster at this year’s Stony Brook Partners in Quality & Patient Safety Day Program. There poster is titled “Cultural Competency and Community Resources: DSRIP and the Goal of Improving Healthcare Quality in Suffolk County”.

March 2015: Public Health faculty member, Dr. Carrie Shandra was just featured on The Public Health Minute, which airs nationally on NPR stations. It highlights Dr. Shandra's funded work on disability and productivity. Click here to listen to the segment.


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