The current outbreak of the plague is "an example of the power of poverty to turn back the clock of time and set back progress,” said Peter Small, an infectious disease–trained clinician and founding director of the Global Health Institute who has been working on plague in Madagascar for several years.
Psychology Professor Marci Lobel provides several recommendations for expectant mothers and says, "We know that the success of fertility and a successful pregnancy is dependent on taking good care of oneself during those childbearing years.”
Celebrating 50 years of outstanding teaching, learning, and musicianship, the Department of Music can boast of outsize impact on the cultural scene worldwide including opera stars to eminent musicologists.
Anatoly Frenkel has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition for his research for contributions to in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy, transformative development of structural characterization methods for nanoparticles.
Malcolm Bowman’s research focuses on modeling dynamics of coastal fronts, eddies, island wakes and sea straits. He leads the Stony Brook Storm Surge Research Group, focusing on prediction and modeling of storm surges that threaten the NY– NJ Metropolitan area, northern NJ, and Long Island. The group studies regional methodologies that transcend geographical and political boundaries to protect critical infrastructure and population centers from extreme weather events and coastal flooding in the current era of climate change and sea level rise.