Patricia Schery loves coming to the rescue. When Schery walked into the newborn nursery at Stony Brook University Hospital one recent morning, nurse Daria Cwalinska was visibly relieved. Cwalinska was holding a crying baby awaiting a circumcision. “He’s just very fussy because he’s hungry, but he can’t eat before the procedure. He’s kind of inconsolable right now,” Cwalinska explained.
Beginning April 1, Stony Brook Medicine will offer the region’s first mobile stroke units. Serving as specially equipped “mobile stroke emergency rooms,” these units will provide patients with immediate, onsite and advanced care, and features a telehealth capability in which EMTs can connect with doctors in real-time.
When the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts its Class of 2019 on March 29, it will be a moment years in the making for the likes of Radiohead, the Cure, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, Roxy Music and the Zombies. And behind the scenes, Jason Hanley ’93, MA ’95, PhD ’11, will be one of the people making that moment happen.
Gabrielle A. Carlson specializes in childhood psychopathology and psychopharmacology in general, and the subjects of childhood and adolescent depression, bipolar disorder and suicide ideation. Her research interests include the phenomenology and long-term follow up of young people with bipolar disorder, and the relationship of behavior disorders, developmental disorders, and mood disorders. Her current interest is in the rise of adolescent suicide and risk factors leading to mood disorders, as well as the interaction between mood disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.