Stony Brook University scored $79 million in comprehensive energy efficiency upgrades from New York State. These improvements would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 28,000 tons annually, saving the university about $6 million in energy and maintenance costs each year, according to the state. The improvements are part of an initiative by SUNY and the New York Power Authority that advances clean energy in the state.
Now, medical experts at Stony Brook University Hospital have begun using a minimally invasive technique that promises to create a channel in the arm for a copious flow of blood without the need for minor surgery. The new method increases the odds against scar tissue formation, a problem with the conventional surgical procedure.
A $6.3 million anonymous donation and a $5 million NSF grant promise to accelerate cutting-edge research in the field of high-performance computing at Stony Brook’s Institute for Advanced Computational Science.
Baby Cuddlers are trained volunteers who visit babies while they’re under care. During their three- to four-hour shifts, the volunteers rock the babies, sing lullabies and provide that all-important human touch – providing the emotional and social healing these fragile infants need.
The University placed #47 in Money’s Best Colleges for Your Money 2019, which weighed more than 19,000 data points — including tuition fees, family borrowing and career earnings — to rank over 700 four-year colleges and universities that successfully combine quality and affordability.
Susan Donelan has a strong clinical expertise in tick-borne infectious diseases such as Lyme disease and West Nile Virus, hospital-acquired infections, and MRSA. She has an interest in Emerging Infectious Diseases, and her Ebola care plan is adaptable for patients who may have diseases like MERS-CoV and avian influenza. She has certified training in Pandemic Planning and Preparedness, and trained for a week in Anniston Alabama at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, with a certification in Healthcare Leadership and Decision Making. She also wrote the Bioterrorism Preparedness Plan for the hospital.