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The President’s Bulletin is a bi-weekly publication created to keep students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, friends, and others informed about the latest news at Downstate Health Sciences University. We hope you enjoy reading the articles and find them informative and useful.

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Commencement 2023 on the Boardwalk

by Office of the President - May 24 , 2023

On May 11, more than 800 graduates joined the ranks of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University alumni following the 2023 Commencement ceremonies at the Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn.

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Tags: Commencement, Events

Anika Daniels and Elizabeth Hellzner

Delta Omega Induction Ceremony

by Office of the President - June 5 , 2024

Congratulations to the newest SUNY Downstate students, faculty, and honorary inductees into the Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society.

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SUNY Graduate Dara Kass, M.D., is the Class of 2024 Commencement Speaker

by Office of the President - April 30 , 2024

As the academic year draws to a close, academic medical centers across the country are gearing up to celebrate commencement exercises. This event marks the culmination of years of rigorous study, training, and dedication to the pursuit of healing...

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Addressing Health Disparities: Highlights from the 7th Annual TRANSPORT Symposium

by Office of the President - April 30 , 2024

The Downstate School of Public Health made a significant impact at the annual New York City Epidemiology Forum, held at NYU Langone Health and co-hosted by NYU Grossman School of Medicine and NYU School of Global Public Health.

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School of Public Health Students

School of Public Health Students Attend 10th Annual New York City Epidemiology Forum

by Office of the President - April 16 , 2024

The Downstate School of Public Health made a significant impact at the annual New York City Epidemiology Forum, held at NYU Langone Health and co-hosted by NYU Grossman School of Medicine and NYU School of Global Public Health.

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Tags: Awards, Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

The Reality of Racism as a Public Health Crisis

by Office of the President - March 5 , 2024

Racism is acknowledged as a widespread societal problem, impacting individuals and communities across multiple dimensions of life. In response, there is increasing recognition of racism as a public health crisis and a significant determinant of health...

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Tags: Public Health

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School of Public Health Successfully Reaccredited

by Office of the President - February 20 , 2024

SUNY Downstate’s School of Public Health (SPH) earned reaccreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). SPH successfully met 100 percent of CEPH’s criteria and was granted reaccreditation for a full seven-year term, the maximum...

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Downstate Partners with Mobile Teaching Kitchen Initiative to Transform Community Health and Nutrition

by Office of the President - October 30 , 2023

The School of Public Health (SPH) has partnered with the Mobile Teaching Kitchen (MTK) Initiative to advance health and nutrition outreach in Brooklyn and provide education about nutritious eating, wholesome cooking techniques, and eco-friendly food...

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Grant Renewal Ensures Downstate’s Commitment to HIV Research Training Continues in Ukraine

by Office of the President - October 30 , 2023

Downstate’s Ukraine HIV Research Training Program received a $1.5M grant from the NIH Fogarty International Center to continue its work on HIV Research training in Ukraine. This five-year grant extends earlier funding, significantly propelling...

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Sisters on a Mission: Healthcare Careers Are Calling

by Office of the President - October 17 , 2023

The School of Public Health recently welcomed a remarkable group of siblings to its MPH program who come with a story that seems almost scripted by the words of American businessman Howard Schultz himself: “When you’re surrounded by people who...

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Marlene Camacho Rivera & Anika Daniels

Linking Healthcare Disparities through Underrepresented Minority Public Health Student Support

by Office of the President - October 17 , 2023

The Downstate Public Health Scholarship Program (DPHSP) addresses disparities in healthcare by recruiting, training, and retaining underrepresented minority (URM) public health students. In its efforts to reduce healthcare disparities, the program...

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Commencement 2023 on the Boardwalk

by Office of the President - May 24 , 2023

On May 11, more than 800 graduates joined the ranks of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University alumni following the 2023 Commencement ceremonies at the Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn.

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Tags: Commencement, Events