Suffolk police Officer Christian Vidal was so badly injured after a drunken driver crashed head-on into his police car that doctors placed him in a medically induced coma to heal. But even under heavy sedation, the 34-year-old Coram resident was battling back, fighting to wake up.
Susie Roden, who was diagnosed with breast cancer 30 years ago, has made it her life’s mission to help other women. So she founded a boxing class to empower breast cancer survivors to fight. “What I’m trying to do is teach ladies not to give up,” she said.
Welcome to Homecoming week it’s time to celebrate with family, friends and students! The fun starts Wednesday, October 2, leading up to the Homecoming BBQ and football game on Saturday, October 5, when the Seawolves take on the James Madison Dukes.
Depression is on the rise among adolescents in the United States; in fact, according to the NIH, an estimated 3.2 million U.S. teenagers experience major depression each year. Stony Brook’s Jessica Schleider, PhD, hopes to reverse this disturbing trend.
When Professor David Ferguson, Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Technology and Society, died last summer at the age of 69, he left behind a legacy that will help pave the way for future generations of STEM students and underrepresented minorities.
Dr. Vosswinkel’s specialties include surgical management of injured patients (all aspects of traumatology); management of diseases of the gastrointestinal and endocrine systems; treatment of soft tissue disease; repair of hernias, including incisional/ventral, inguinal, umbilical, and other types; appendectomy; cholecystectomy; conventional and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery; and pre- and post-operative critical care of adult surgical patients.