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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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Reducing Hypertension and Hemorrhage in Black Obstetric Patients

by Office of the President - February 6 , 2024

A recent report from the Essential Hospitals Institute highlighted a significant breakthrough in addressing maternal health disparities among Black obstetric patients at safety net hospitals. Made possible through funding from the CVS Health Foundation,...

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New Research on Lutein’s Role in Early Cognitive Development

by Office of the President - February 6 , 2024

A collaborative effort between Downstate researchers and CUNY faculty produced a study titled “Maternal Lutein Intake during Pregnancies with or without Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Cognitive Development of Children at Two Years of Age.”

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Shout Outs

Shout Outs

by Office of the President - February 6 , 2024

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In Case You Missed it

In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - February 6 , 2024

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A Message from President Riley

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2024

To our Downstate Community: I understand that the news of the changes at Downstate has brought about apprehension and uncertainty among students, faculty, staff, our patients, and the community.

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Advancing Health Equity in Kidney Disease Diagnoses

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2024

In a healthcare landscape increasingly attentive to disparities, achieving health equity is critical. A pressing concern lies in kidney disease diagnoses, where access to care and early detection inequalities persist. Innovative strategies and initiatives...

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Tags: Nephrology

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New IR Suite Opens with Ribbon-Cutting

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2024

Congratulations to University Hospital at Downstate (UHD) on its recent ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the opening of its advanced Interventional Radiology Suite. Along with UHD chief executive officer David H. Berger, M.D., MHCM, FACS, I was joined...

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Tags: Events, Radiology

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Downstate’s 2023 Student Data Now Available

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2024

SUNY Downstate Facts and Figures Fall 2023, developed by the Office of Academic Affairs, offers a comprehensive glimpse into Downstate’s pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare professionals in New York State.

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Tags: Education

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Revolutionizing Kidney Treatment

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2024

Moro O. Salifu, M.D., MPH, a renowned figure in medical innovation, holds prestigious positions as Chairman of Medicine, Chief of Nephrology, and Director of Interventional Nephrology.

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Tags: Nephrology

Shout Outs

Shout Outs

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2024

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In Case You Missed it

In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2024

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