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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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"Downstate Honors" Event to Recognize Years of Service, Resiliency Awards, and Chancellor’s Award Recipients

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

Following more than two years lost to the COVID pandemic, Downstate is proud to resume its Employee Recognition Program (ERP) to recognize staff marking milestone anniversaries during the last three years (2020, 2021 and 2022). Along with the ERP,...

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Alums Share Their Journey of Discovery, Academia, Entrepreneurship, and Philanthropy

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

I am grateful for the gifts of two incredible and generous alums, Drs. Joe Ma and Sophie Su. They arrived in the United States to complete doctoral programs in our School of Graduate Studies. Dr. Ma graduated with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 1989,...

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SOHP Announces New Fall Programs

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

The School of Health Professions (SOHP) plans to launch two exciting new programs in the fall of 2023. The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) MS degree, a hybrid program, will prepare students for clinical work with persons with disabilities by applying...

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Tags: Applied Behavioral Analysis, Occupational Therapy, School of Health Professions

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Free Health Expo Addresses Increasing Epidemic of Diabetes in Central Brooklyn

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

Downstate Health Sciences University, alongside other healthcare organizations, collaborated with the Central Brooklyn Diabetes Task Force and New Creation Community Health Empowerment Corp. for a free “Health Expo and Diabetes Symposium” a few...

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Basic Sciences Building: 70th Anniversary of Groundbreaking

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

Seventy years ago, in April 1953, the state of New York broke ground on the new Basic Sciences Building at Downstate, establishing the beginning of the “Downstate” era. On April 5, 1950, following the signing of a merger between the Long Island...

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New Yankees Shortstop Has SUNY Downstate Roots

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

Downstate celebrates with new, New York Yankees shortstop Anthony Volpe, who, at age 21, is the youngest Yankee since Derek Jeter to start on Opening Day.

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Tags: Alumni, College of Medicine

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Downstate Academic Collaboration Contributes to IPE Case Study

by Office of The President - April 17 , 2023

In alignment with a goal, of the School of Health Professions recently hosted an Interprofessional Education (IPE) Case Study session, where nine faculty members and over 100 students from SOPH, Nursing, and Public Health convened to determine interprofessional...

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Tags: College of Nursing, School of Health Professions, School of Public Health

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SUNY Open Access Repository Allows Greater Access to Researchers’ Publications

by Office of The President - April 17 , 2023

The Downstate Medical Research Library of Brooklyn has created an open-access collection of Downstate research in SUNY’s Open Access Repository (SOAR), allowing our researchers to freely share their publications with the broader community and raise...

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Shout-Outs

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

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In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

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Must-see Downstate TV

by Office of the President - April 17 , 2023

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