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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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Must-see Downstate TV

by Office of the President - November 8 , 2022

Keyanna Mitchell’s Cleft and Craniofacial Story SUNY Downstate Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2022 Diversity Programs Information Webinar Renal Transplant Evaluation

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Bridges to Medicine Program Receives Additional State Funding

by Office of The President - October 24 , 2022

It was an honor to join New York State Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett, M.D., and Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) president Jo Wiederhorn as part of Governor Hochul’s announcement that New York State has doubled its investment...

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School of Public Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH) Receive $430K Congressional Grant

by Office of the President - October 24 , 2022

Congratulations to the School of Public Health (SPH), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Arthur Ashe Institute of Urban Health, which received a $430K grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Black maternal health...

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Tags: Arthur Ashe, Awards, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health SportsBall Gala Celebrates its 28th Year

by Office of The President - October 24 , 2022

Congratulations to the School of Public Health (SPH), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Arthur Ashe Institute of Urban Health, which received a $430K grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Black maternal health...

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Adriana Conde

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Hosts Mentoring Program Kickoff to Closeout National Hispanic Heritage Month

by Office of The President - October 24 , 2022

Congratulations to Adriana M. Conde, Employee & Labor Relations Assistant Vice President, for her capstone project, developed as part of the SUNY Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI). The program focused on a mentorship/leadership model to encourage...

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Tags: Nursing

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Downstate Continues to Shine a Light on Domestic Violence

by Office of The President - October 24 , 2022

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, over 10 million adults experience domestic violence in the United States each year. The purpose of Domestic Violence Awareness Month is to mourn those lost to abuse, celebrate survivors,...

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Downstate Students Organize White House Hunger, Nutrition, and Health Viewing Event

by Office of the President - October 24 , 2022

Downstate students organized and hosted a virtual watch party for last month’s Biden-Harris White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health—one of the hundreds of nationwide watch parties at colleges and universities, allowing Downstate...

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Tags: Community Health and Wellness, Education

Shout-Outs

by Office of The President - October 24 , 2022

Institute for Genomics in Health Co-Director Tim B. Bigdeli, Ph.D., helped comedian Jon Stewart break down the gender binary and gender spectrum in Season 2, Episode 1 of The Problem with Jon Stewart on Apple TV+. Watch Stewart spin up the issue...

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In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - October 24 , 2022

Well-Being Study to Compare Mental and Overall Health Among Haitian and Haitian American Groups

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Must-see Downstate TV

by Office of the President - October 24 , 2022

A conversation with Downstate president Wayne J. Riley, M.D., New York Academia of Medicine president Judith A. Salerno, M.D., and Vot-ER executive director Aliya Bhatia.

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Alexandra Greenberg

Family Medicine Student Selected as 2022 Pisacano Scholar

by Office of the President - October 11 , 2022

Congratulations to Alexandra Greenberg, one of only ten medical students nationwide—and the only medical student from New York—to receive the Pisacano Leadership Foundation (PLF) Scholarship Award.

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Tags: Awards, Education, Scholarships