News & Events

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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Stacy Jaffee Gropack Named Dean, School of Health Technology and Management

With more than 30 years of experience in Health Professions Education, Stacy Jaffee Gropack, PhD, has been named Dean of the Stony Brook University School of Health Technology and Management (SHTM). She previously held the position of Dean of the School of Health Professions at Long Island University (LIU) in Brooklyn, NY.

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Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching Outstanding Assessment Award Given to Deborah Zelizer

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Zelizer on receiving the Outstanding Assessment Award at the Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching's Celebration of Teaching, held on October 24, 2019.  Professor Zelizer is chair of the Department of Health Sciences and program director of the Health Science major in the School of Health Technology and Management at Stony Brook University. She is also an alumna of the School of Social Welfare where she received a master's degree in social work.

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