On a cold rainy Columbus Day, my life forever changed. Nothing would be the same. The life I knew ended. My wife, children and I embarked on a new road, one less traveled by. That has made all the difference.
Stony Brook University Hospital is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for the sixth consecutive year, one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ for five consecutive years, and one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ for five consecutive years according to a national study by Healthgrades.
As part of Ms. Khieta Davis’ AVID Strategies class project of learning about colleges, a sixth grade student from East Irondequoit Middle School in Rochester, NY, wrote an inspiring letter to Stony Brook’s Rick Gatteau and got what he asked for and more!
Reşit Akçakaya is an ecologist and conservation biologist with expertise in species extinction risks. His current research focuses on assessing the vulnerability of species to extinction due to climate change, and evaluating different approaches to species conservation. He chairs a committee of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) that develops guidelines for the global 'Red List' of threatened species, and evaluates petitions against the assessment of species as threatened.