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10 Surgeries Result in New Face and Smile for "Saline" from Kenya

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 12:13
STONY BROOK, NY, June 2, 2013 - After one year in the United States and 10 reconstructive surgeries at Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Saline Atieno, a 12-year-old Kenyan girl, has returned home this June with a transformed face, a new ability to smile, and a future with promise.
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10 Surgeries Result in New Face and Smile for "Saline" from Kenya

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 12:13
STONY BROOK, NY, June 2, 2013 - After one year in the United States and 10 reconstructive surgeries at Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Saline Atieno, a 12-year-old Kenyan girl, has returned home this June with a transformed face, a new ability to smile, and a future with promise.
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Are Your Kids At Risk For A Growing Health Problem?

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:27
Hypertension is estimated to affect more than 50 million Americans and is the leading causes of cardiovascular disease, end-stage renal disease, and cerebrovascular accidents. And although it is more common in adults, hypertension affects nearly 5 percent of the pediatric population. For High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, Dr. Robert Woroniecki, Division Chief of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, Stony Brook Children's Hospital and Dr. Katarina Supe-Markovina, Director of the new Pediatric Hypertension Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, are shedding some light on a growing health problem among our country's youth.
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Are Your Kids At Risk For A Growing Health Problem?

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:27
STONY BROOK, NY, MAY 21, 2014 - Hypertension is estimated to affect more than 50 million Americans and is the leading causes of cardiovascular disease, end-stage renal disease, and cerebrovascular accidents. And although it is more common in adults, hypertension affects nearly 5 percent of the pediatric population. For High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, Dr. Robert Woroniecki, Division Chief of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, Stony Brook Children's Hospital and Dr. Katarina Supe-Markovina, Director of the new Pediatric Hypertension Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, are shedding some light on a growing health problem among our country's youth.
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National League Stolen Base Leader Steals Hearts at Stony Brook Children's

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:33
To the Major League Baseball community he's known as the leader of stolen bases for the National League, but on Thursday, April 17th, Eric Young Jr. stole the hearts of patients, family and staff at Stony Brook Children's Hospital.
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National League Stolen Base Leader Steals Hearts at Stony Brook Children's

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:33
STONY BROOK, N.Y., April 18, 2014 - To the Major League Baseball community he's known as the leader of stolen bases for the National League, but on Thursday, April 17th, Eric Young Jr. stole the hearts of patients, family and staff at Stony Brook Children's Hospital.
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From Chemo to the Catwalk, Pediatric Patients Graced the Runway at "Little Miracles" Event

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 16:08
The Sunrise Fund at Stony Brook hosted their fifth "Little Miracles" Fashion show and dinner at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook, NY on Wednesday, March 26th. The fairy-tale themed night was dedicated to the true stars of the evening, the children and young adults who have completed treatment or are presently undergoing their last months of cancer treatment.
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From Chemo to the Catwalk, Pediatric Patients Graced the Runway at "Little Miracles" Event

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 16:08
STONY BROOK, NY, April 4 2014 - The Sunrise Fund at Stony Brook hosted their fifth "Little Miracles" Fashion show and dinner at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook, NY on Wednesday, March 26th. The fairy-tale themed night was dedicated to the true stars of the evening, the children and young adults who have completed treatment or are presently undergoing their last months of cancer treatment.
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Stony Brook Children's Hospital Receives $125,000 from Bank of America

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:24
Suffolk County's only children's hospital is critical to the health and well-being of Long Island children, but also to Long Island businesses and workers. For this reason, the regional office of Bank of America has donated $125,000 for the expansion of Stony Brook Children's Hospital.
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Stony Brook Children's Hospital Receives $125,000 from Bank of America

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:24
STONY BROOK, N.Y., MARCH 13, 2014 -- Suffolk County's only children's hospital is critical to the health and well-being of Long Island children, but also to Long Island businesses and workers. For this reason, the regional office of Bank of America has donated $125,000 for the expansion of Stony Brook Children's Hospital.
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Dr. Margaret Parker Named a Master of Critical Care Medicine by National Society

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:56
STONY BROOK, N.Y., February 18, 2014 - Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, a pediatric critical care specialist at Stony Brook Medicine, has been selected as a Master of Critical Care Medicine (MCCM) by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). The honor is bestowed upon the society's long-standing fellows for their achievements in critical care medicine, leadership, and outstanding contributions to research and education in the field.
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Dr. Margaret Parker Named a Master of Critical Care Medicine by National Society

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:56
STONY BROOK, N.Y., February 18, 2014 - Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, a pediatric critical care specialist at Stony Brook Medicine, has been selected as a Master of Critical Care Medicine (MCCM) by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). The honor is bestowed upon the society's long-standing fellows for their achievements in critical care medicine, leadership, and outstanding contributions to research and education in the field.
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Pediatric Nephrologist Joins Stony Brook Children's

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 15:55
Robert P. Woroniecki, MD, MS, a pediatric nephrologist specializing in childhood hypertension, has joined Stony Brook Children's Hospital appointed as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, announced Margaret M. McGovern, MD, PhD, Physician-in-Chief of Stony Brook Children's and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.
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Pediatric Nephrologist Joins Stony Brook Children's

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 15:55
STONY BROOK, N.Y., January 9, 2014 - Robert P. Woroniecki, MD, MS, a pediatric nephrologist specializing in childhood hypertension, has joined Stony Brook Children's Hospital appointed as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, announced Margaret M. McGovern, MD, PhD, Physician-in-Chief of Stony Brook Children's and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.
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Women's Basketball Team Makes a 'Slam Dunk' With Kids at Stony Brook University Cancer Center

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 10:39
STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 20, 2013 - Two days before their Holiday Classic, the Stony Brook University Women's Basketball Team stepped off the court to visit with young Seawolves fans battling cancer at Stony Brook Cancer Center.
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Women's Basketball Team Makes a 'Slam Dunk' With Kids at Stony Brook University Cancer Center

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 13:39
Two days before their Holiday Classic, the Stony Brook University Women's Basketball Team stepped off the court to visit with young Seawolves fans battling cancer at Stony Brook Cancer Center.
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NY Islanders Score Big with Patients at Stony Brook Children's Hospital

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 13:35
Four professional hockey players from the New York Islanders played Santa on December 18 and scored big points with hospitalized children at Stony Brook Children's Hospital.
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NY Islanders Score Big with Patients at Stony Brook Children's Hospital

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 13:35
STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 19, 2013 -Four professional hockey players from the New York Islanders played Santa on December 18 and scored big points with hospitalized children at Stony Brook Children's Hospital.
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Three Cheers for the Home Team, Pro Sports Team Makes a Big Hit with Pediatric Patients

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 13:07
Long Island's very own professional baseball team, the Long Island Ducks, were a big hit with patients at Stony Brook Children's Hospital during a special visit for the holidays. Former New York Met Bud Harrelson, co-owner and Senior VP of Baseball Operations of the Ducks was joined by team mascot QuackerJack and radio station B103's The Wiseman and Frank.
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Three Cheers for the Home Team, Pro Sports Team Makes a Big Hit with Pediatric Patients

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 13:07
STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 18, 2013 - Long Island's very own professional baseball team, the Long Island Ducks, were a big hit with patients at Stony Brook Children's Hospital during a special visit for the holidays. Former New York Met Bud Harrelson, co-owner and Senior VP of Baseball Operations of the Ducks was joined by team mascot QuackerJack and radio station B103's The Wiseman and Frank.
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