A shortage of mental health professionals has forced some Long Islanders to wait months for an appointment, and patients who do get care without a delay often pay out of pocket because many psychiatrists, psychologists and other therapists don’t take insurance.
A laid-back attitude never would have allowed Geno Ford to become Mr. Basketball in Ohio or to finish ahead of LeBron James on the state’s all-time high school scoring list. It was a bold style that enabled Ford to reach the NBA pre-draft camp despite the fact, at 5-6, he was six inches too short for the height chart there.
Stony Brook University has been identified as #78 in the world in the new 2019 Times Higher Education Impact Ranking, a global university ranking that aims to measure an institution’s impact on society based on its success in delivering the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Four young scholars are competing for the 2019 Discovery Prize, a $200,000 award given to a Stony Brook University faculty member in the STEM disciplines whose research project embraces risk and innovation and embodies the potential of discovery-driven research.
On Saturday, September 21, Stony Brook University will host CommUniversity Day, a celebration of campus and community discovery. We’re looking for employees, faculty, staff and students to show off their best academic, cultural, research, health, sports and entertainment offerings through fun, interactive and engaging activities.
Dr. Boykanis a pediatric hospitalist and Associate Residency Director for the Stony Brook Pediatric Residency Program. As an advocate for tobacco control she has partnered with the New York State Smokers’ Quitline to implement their Opt-to-Quit™ program, through which smokers can be referred from a hospital or clinic electronically to the Quitline. Dr. Boykan also works closely with the American Academy of Pediatrics to address smoking exposure in children and use of electronic cigarettes in teenagers.