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Kids are the Stars at Stony Brook's Annual Kids Health & Safety Expo

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 15:41
SAINT JAMES, N.Y., July 17, 2012 - The kids were the stars of the show at the 7th annual Kids Health & Safety Expo sponsored by Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital on July 11 at Flowerfield - literally.
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Stony Brook Seawolves Football Players Lift Spirits of Hospitalized Kids with Monday Visit to Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital

Fri, 12/07/2012 - 12:26
STONY BROOK, NY, November 5, 2012 - Fresh off their 7th straight win on Saturday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, Stony Brook Seawolves star football players including senior Miguel Maysonet (RB), senior Kyle Essington (QB), senior Kevin Norrell (WR), senior Chris Fenelon (FB) and junior Marcus Coker (RB), visited young hospitalized patients at Stony Brook Children's today to lift their spirits and hand out team treats like wash-off Wolfie tattoos, football helmet shaped key chains and autographed posters and player photos. The staff was just as excited by the visit as they all posed for photos with the rising football stars.
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Stony Brook Children's Physician Promotes Passage of Pertussis Vaccine Law

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 13:28
STONY BROOK, N.Y. - Aug. 2, 2012 - A New York State law will soon require hospitals across the state to offer the pertussis vaccine to parents of newborns, thanks to legislation that resulted from advocacy efforts by Shetal Shah, M.D., a neonatologist at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital who published research demonstrating that the approach can boost immunization rates.
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Stony Brook Children's Names New Chief of Neonatology

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 12:46
STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 18, 2012 - Dennis Davidson, MD, has been appointed Professor of Pediatrics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine and will serve on the medical staff at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital as Chief of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, announced Margaret McGovern, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief, Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital.
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Stony Brook Children's receives $35,000 plus matching dollars through "Change for Children" initiative

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 11:28
STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 26, 2012 - Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital received a check for $35,000 on June 19 from Suffolk County school district representatives and volunteers who fundraise for "Change for Children." The check represents proceeds from the 2012 Change for Children initiative, which aims to encourage students at Long Island schools to show their support for pediatric patients at Suffolk County's only children's hospital by collecting spare change from friends and family members.
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Pediatric Research: Translating new Knowledge into Advances in Health Care for Children

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 11:16
STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 22, 2012 - Breakthroughs in medicine result from years of research and clinical practice. For residents and fellows in the Department of Pediatrics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, an early focus on pediatric disease research may provide a foundation toward future discoveries that advance care for children. On Pediatric Research Day, sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics and Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital, Pediatric faculty recognized trainees involved in a variety basic, clinical and translational research. The Continuing Medical Education (CME) program offered insight into research methods and showcased promising studies.
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2012 March for Babies Sets New Fundraising Total at Stony Brook University

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 16:24
STONY BROOK, NY, June 5, 2012 - More than a thousand walkers turned out in force for the 2012 March for Babies at Stony Brook University on May 6 with one ambitious goal in mind: beating their fundraising result from 2011. And they did exactly that, raising $322,000 to surpass last year's total of $305,900.
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Stony Brook Seawolves Football Players Lift Spirits of Hospitalized Kids with Monday Visit to Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital

Mon, 11/05/2012 - 15:26
Fresh off their 7th straight win on Saturday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, Stony Brook Seawolves star football players including senior Miguel Maysonet (RB), senior Kyle Essington (QB), senior Kevin Norrell (WR), senior Chris Fenelon (FB) and junior Marcus Coker (RB), visited young hospitalized patients at Stony Brook Children's today to lift their spirits and hand out team treats like wash-off Wolfie tattoos, football helmet shaped key chains and autographed posters and player photos. The staff was just as excited by the visit as they all posed for photos with the rising football stars.
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Harvest Sunset Dinner Benefits Pediatric MS Research at Stony Brook Children's Hospital

Tue, 10/09/2012 - 16:56
The Third Annual Harvest Sunset Dinner to raise funds for pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) research conducted through the Lourie Center for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital will take place at Lombardi's on the Sound at the Port Jefferson Country Club, on Thursday, November 15, 2012, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
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Stony Brook Receives Federal Grant To Advance HIV/AIDS Care For Women And Children

Wed, 09/26/2012 - 16:54
Stony Brook University School of Medicine, through the SUNY Research Foundation, has received a three-year $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help advance and expand comprehensive medical care for HIV-infected women, children, youth, and HIV-exposed infants living in Suffolk County, N.Y. The grant is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, which helps people who lack sufficient health care coverage or financial resources to manage HIV.
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Stony Brook Children's Celebrates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 16:52
Fun, frolic and festivities were the focus of a series of events hosted by the Sunrise Fund on Sept. 7-8 in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital.
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Family of Stony Brook University Men's Basketball Coach Donates $50,000 Back to University

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 16:48
STONY BROOK, N.Y., September 11, 2012 - Stony Brook University Head Men's Basketball Coach Steve Pikiell and his wife, Kate, have generously donated $50,000 back to the university, with $25,000 going towards the men's basketball program and $25,000 going towards Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Director of Athletics Jim Fiore announced Thursday. Pikiell's donation is the largest ever given by an active staff member of Stony Brook Athletics.
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Stony Brook Pediatric MS Center Celebrates 10 Years With Patient Reunion

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 19:46
The Lourie Center for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital hosted a patient reunion that brought the first pediatric MS patient treated at Stony Brook together with newer patients to celebrate. The event, held at the Wang Center on the Stony Brook University campus, marked the 10-year anniversary of the opening of the Center, which was founded by Lauren Krupp, M.D., Professor of Neurology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, and Pediatric MS Program Director.
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Stony Brook Primary Care Practice Provides The Prescription For Improving Early Childhood Literacy

Fri, 08/10/2012 - 16:44
Ten children gathered to learn firsthand about the benefits of early childhood literacy on Tuesday, Aug. 7 when Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital hosted a "Reach Out and Read of Greater New York" event at its Stony Brook Primary Care clinic in East Moriches, featuring a special guest reading by New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. (I-Southampton).
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Stony Brook Children's Physician Promotes Passage of Pertussis Vaccine Law

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:28
A New York State law will soon require hospitals across the state to offer the pertussis vaccine to parents of newborns, thanks to legislation that resulted from advocacy efforts by Shetal Shah, M.D., a neonatologist at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital who published research demonstrating that the approach can boost immunization rates.
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Stony Brook Children's Names New Chief of Neonatology

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 13:46
Dennis Davidson, MD, has been appointed Professor of Pediatrics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine and will serve on the medical staff at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital as Chief of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, announced Margaret McGovern, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief, Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital.
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Kids are the Stars at Stony Brook's Annual Kids Health & Safety Expo

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 16:41
The kids were the stars of the show at the 7th annual Kids Health & Safety Expo sponsored by Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital on July 11 at Flowerfield - literally.
Categories: News

Stony Brook Children's receives $35,000 plus matching dollars through "Change for Children" initiative

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 12:28
Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital received a check for $35,000 on June 19 from Suffolk County school district representatives and volunteers who fundraise for "Change for Children." The check represents proceeds from the 2012 Change for Children initiative, which aims to encourage students at Long Island schools to show their support for pediatric patients at Suffolk County's only children's hospital by collecting spare change from friends and family members.
Categories: News

Pediatric Research: Translating new Knowledge into Advances in Health Care for Children

Fri, 06/22/2012 - 12:16
STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 22, 2012 - Breakthroughs in medicine result from years of research and clinical practice. For residents and fellows in the Department of Pediatrics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, an early focus on pediatric disease research may provide a foundation toward future discoveries that advance care for children. On Pediatric Research Day, sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics and Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital, Pediatric faculty recognized trainees involved in a variety basic, clinical and translational research. The Continuing Medical Education (CME) program offered insight into research methods and showcased promising studies.
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2012 March for Babies Sets New Fundraising Total at Stony Brook University

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 17:24
More than a thousand walkers turned out in force for the 2012 March for Babies at Stony Brook University on May 6 with one ambitious goal in mind: beating their fundraising result from 2011. And they did exactly that, raising $322,000 to surpass last year's total of $305,900.
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