Dean's Message


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    Craig Lehmann

    Thank you for visiting the School of Health Technology and Management (SHTM) website. Whether you have already decided on a specific discipline or are in the process of determining the right fit for your interest in health care, I am certain you will find that SHTM at Stony Brook University offers a variety of high caliber programs that promote professional growth in a supportive and collegial environment, with a focus on the latest in technological advances, excellence in teaching, and meeting the growing health care needs of our community.

    As you browse through our offerings, you will see that we not only offer undergraduate and graduate level programs, but that these programs are taught by leaders in their respective fields. Our faculty members constantly strive to broaden their professional horizons by community involvement, student mentoring, research activities and in many cases, studying for advanced degrees themselves. It is this interest in the world of health care in a larger context that allows us to offer our students the very best education by professionals who maintain their skills and who understand that learning is a lifetime endeavor.

    The School of Health Technology and Management is recognized as a premier professional school, which has for many years offered professional certificate programs in physical and occupational therapy, respiratory care, clinical laboratory sciences, physician assistant and athletic training. Our masters program in health care policy and management has a long established reputation for graduating some of the best health care management professionals. Our Health Science major, designed to provide a quick response to the rapidly changing needs of the healthcare marketplace, offers both clinical and non-clinical concentrations of study in areas such as anesthesia technology, medical dosimetry, nuclear medicine, radiologic technology, disability studies, emergency and critical care, environmental health, health care informatics, health care management and public health.

    So whether you have already decided on a particular career in the allied health professions or are just starting to pursue your options, we hope you will consider all the School of Health Technology and Management has to offer. Please contact us to discuss your specific interests and see how we can help plan your future in healthcare!

    Craig Lehmann, Ph.D.
    Professor and Dean, School of Health Technology and Management