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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.

Three Generations Honor Downstate Nobel Laureate

Three Generations Honor Downstate Nobel Laureate Robert F. Furchgott’s Legacy

by Office of the President - April 30 , 2024

On April 21, three generations of Downstate Nobel Laureate Robert F. Furchgott’s family spent the afternoon on campus to remember and celebrate his life and legacy. The family, including daughter Terry Furchgott, granddaughter Chloe Francois, grandson-in-law...

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School of Public Health Students

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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End Domestic Helicopter Research

Downstate Leads Call to End Domestic Helicopter Research, Advocating for Equity-Centered Collaborations

by Office of the President - April 30 , 2024

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University released a groundbreaking study titled “Ending Domestic Helicopter Research,” shedding light on the harmful practice of conducting studies in marginalized communities without their meaningful involvement....

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Annual Research Day

Annual Research Day Enhances Academic Excellence and Collaborative Growth

by Office of the President - April 30 , 2024

Annual Research Day stands as a testament to academic excellence and collaborative growth within the institution. Held on April 17 and hosted by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS), Research Day is a cornerstone of Downstate’s academic calendar.

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Tags: Awards, Research, Research Day

Shout Outs

Shout Outs

by Office of the President - April 30 , 2024

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In Case You Missed it

In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - April 30 , 2024

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UHD’s Safety & Prevention Drive: WE ACT Initiative Elevates Patient Care

by Office of the President - April 16 , 2024

Safety and prevention are integral to SUNY Downstate and are embraced by all levels of leadership and staff, including attending physicians, residents, nurses, and support personnel. Since the inception of the WE ACT initiative in 2022, UHD has bolstered...

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In Focus

In Focus: Real Estate Operations Takes Center Stage at Downstate

by Office of the President - April 16 , 2024

The recent opening of the new Downstate Health Family Medicine clinic at 253 Empire Boulevard underscores the pivotal contributions of the Real Estate Operations (REO) department at SUNY Downstate.

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Blackstock

Honoring a Legacy: Dr. Uché Blackstock’s Provocative Examination of Racism in Medicine

by Office of the President - April 16 , 2024

Last fall, we proudly announced W. Marcus Lambert, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Research Strategy and Operations Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) R35 $1.72M grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Downstate Students Shine Among SUNY’s Brightest Stars

by Office of the President - April 16 , 2024

The Sixth Annual Interprofessional Case Study event, organized by Downstate's School of Health Professions (SOHP) in collaboration with the College of Nursing and the School of Public Health, took place on March 21. Engaging over 160 students in-person...

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Janille Williams

DrPH Students Successfully Defend Their Dissertations

by Office of the President - April 16 , 2024

The defense of doctoral dissertations in public health marks the culmination of years of rigorous research, scholarly inquiry, and dedication to advancing the field’s knowledge base. These scholars presented their findings addressing some of society’s...

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