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PT Month Virtual Food Drive

In honor of Physical Therapy Month, the Long Island District has organized a food drive though Long Island Cares. The students at the local PT/PTA programs are collecting items  and delivering them to LI Island Cares, and you can contribute as well through a virtual food drive.  Click on the link https://yougivegoods.com/drive-13017 and consider donating to help keep the Long Island community strong and healthy.


Agnes McConlogue Ferro, PT, DPT, C/NDT, featured in PT in Motion magazine

Agnes McConlogue Ferro, PT, DPT, C/NDT, has been published in the August 2020 publication of PT in Motion magazine of the American Physical Therapy Association with her viewpoint piece, "Unprecedented Times: Where Do We Go From Here?" To read her piece, please click here.


Donna Crapanzano, MPH, PA-C, receives Frederick Preston Partnership Award!

SHTM's Health Science faculty, Donna Crapanzano, MPH, PA-C, has received the Stony Brook Student Affairs Frederick Preston Partnership Awards' 2019-2020 Student Community Development Award Recipient for the SBU Food Pantry, being recognized for her service to the SBU community.

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Respiratory Care Faculty Stephen Smith and Lisa Endee Publish Article in the Coalition Chronicle

SHTM's Respiratory Care faculty Stephen Smith, RT, RRT, FAARC, and Lisa Endee, MPH, RT, RRT, RRT-SDS, RPSGT, co-authored an article that is featured in the June 2020 publication of the Coalition Chronicle, Coalition for Baccalaureate and Graduate Respiratory Therapy Education.  It outlines all of their efforts towards increasing the academic standard for respiratory therapy education.  Click here to read, starting on page 15!


SHTM Faculty and Staff Donate Masks to healthcare workers and first responders

SHTM's Regina Biasetti, Ann DeChiaro-Pfisterer, Kathy Finnegan, MaryJo Kaleda, and Pat Gonzales have collectively made over 800 face masks. The majority of these masks have been donated to hospitals, medical personnel, essential workers, firehouses/ambulance corps, police departments, veterinary clinics, and family and friends in need.

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SHTM appoints Robbye Kinkade as new Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are happy to announce Robbye Kinkade, MPH, CHES, as the recently appointed Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the School of Health Technology and Management.  Ms. Kinkade will lead the efforts in developing a diversity, equity and inclusion plan for the School in such areas as admissions, recruitment, curriculum, training, resources, research, and mentoring.

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Occupational Therapy Students Create Community Service Outreach Project, "Therapeutic and Educational Play Activities for Children at Home"

SHTM Occupational Therapy students have created a Community Service Outreach Project on "Therapeutic and Educational Play Activities for Children at Home."  Check out their project here.


The Center for Public Health Education Offering Free Training Webinars

The Center for Public Health Education will be offering webinars during the months of June and July 2020, beginning June 4. All trainings are free and registration is required.  Registration links are available in the flyer.


SHTM PhD student wins People's Choice Award and Second Place overall for entry in SBU's 3MT Competition! 

Congratulations to Xiaoqing Zhang, PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences May 2020 Degree Candidate, for her entry into Stony Brook University's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, winning first place for the People's Choice Award, and second place overall based on the scoring from the judges’ panel!

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SHTM DPT and MSOT Students Create COVID-19 Community Service Outreach Project

SHTM Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Students have created a COVID-19 Community Service Outreach Project on Mindful Meditation that's not just for PTs and OTs.  Check out their projects on Mindful Bingo and Mindful Meditation.  


Physical Therapy Faculty represent SHTM and Stony Brook University at the NYPTA Delegate Assembly

The Delegate Assembly is the highest policy-making body of the NYPTA, the NY Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). It is a forum for PT and PTA Delegates from all regions of NY State to assemble to express their viewpoints on the multitude of issues being debated within the profession each year.

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The Center for Public Health Education (CPHE) is offering a webinar on "Dismantling COVID-19 Stigma"

CPHE is offering a new Zoom webinar, May 6, 2020 at 10:30 AM, on "Dismantling the COVID-19 Stigma."  This webinar is open to anyone from the Stony Brook University or Stony Brook Medicine communities (faculty, staff or students).

To register, click here.  Once registered, you will receive an email with the Zoom link and password.


John Brittelli, RT, MS, RRT-NPS, RPFT, featured in Stony Brook University News

When predictions of ventilator shortfalls were on the horizon, SHTM’s John Brittelli and colleagues from CEAS and RSOM moved fast to meet the challenge head on, creating the CoreVent 2020 Ventilator in 10 days.  Learn how they did it here.


The Center for Public Health Education Offering Free Training Webinars

The Center for Public Health Education will be offering webinars during the months of April and May 2020, beginning April 17. All trainings are free and registration is required.  Registration links are available in the flyer.


Gerald T. Simons MPAS, DFAAPA, PAC featured in Riverhead News Review

Read about ticks and Lyme Disease from expert, Gerald T. Simons MPAS, DFAAPA, PAC. Gerald is the founding scientific advisor for the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Regional Tick borne disease research center.

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Dr. Brian Mitra named one of Stony Brook's 40 Under 40

Congratulations to our Health Science Program alumnus, Dr. Brian Mitra, for being honored as one of Stony Brook University's 40 under 40!  

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Join us in the Souper Bowl of Caring!

It's time for the SOUPER BOWL OF CARING!  The School of Health Technology and Management's Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program will be collecting cans of any type of soup and other non-perishable food items for our local food pantries from Monday, 1/27/2020 through Monday, 2/3/2020. 

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