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Honors and Awards

Faculty and Staff Highlights

Terry Button, PhD

Dr. Button was a 2013 Award Recipient of the coveted Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Stephen A. Vitkun, M.D., M.B.A., Ph.D. 

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Award.

The SUNY Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Vitkun, to this distinguished rank effective 2009-2010 academic year.

Robbye Kinkade, MPH, CHES 

Received Proclamation on behalf of the Stony Brook University School of Health Technology and Management Health Science Program.  Awarded by the Town of Babylon in recognition of valuable and devoted service rendered to the people of the Town of Babylon - 2012

Awarded Citation by the Town of Babylon in recognition of valuable and devoted service rendered to the people of the Town of Babylon - 2011

Outstanding Service Award to the William Floyd School District and Community through the Creation and Facilitation of the FOCUS Project. Awarded by the William Floyd Board of Education and Dr. Casciano, Superintendent, September 13, 2011.

Deborah Zelizer, PhD, LCSW 

Undergraduate College Faculty Fellow. Certificate of recognigition of dedicated service to the Undergraduate College Seminars.  Awarded August 2012 by Dennis Assanis, Provost and Charles Robbins, Vice Provost.

Received Proclamation on behalf of the Stony Brook University School of Health Technology and Management Health Science Program.  Awarded by the Town of Babylon in recognition of valuable and devoted service rendered to the people of the Town of Babylon - 2012

Outstanding Service Award to the William Floyd School District and Community through the Creation and Facilitation of the FOCUS Project. Awarded by the William Floyd Board of Education and Dr. Casciano, Superintendent, September 13, 2011.

Alpha Eta Honor Society:  In recognition for distinguised sholarship, leadership and service to Allied Health Education. Inducted June 26, 2009. - Deborah Zelizer, Chair

The President's Award for Excellence in Team Achievement. Awarded by the President Shirley Strum Kenny, October 14, 2008. - Deborah Zelizer, Chair

Social Worker of the Year 2001. Awarded by the Suffolk County Department of Health, Medical Social Workers - Deborah Zelizer, Chair

Joseph Whitton, MS, RT(R)(CT)(MR)

Alpha Eta Society, Stony Brook University Chapter, inducted June 29, 2012 

Leo DeBobes  MA (OS&H), CSP, CHCM, CSC, CPEA, EMT-D

An assitant administrator for emergency management and regulatory compliance at Stony Brook University Hospital, recently received the 2013 Edgar Monsanto Queeny National Safety Professional of the Year Award from the American Society of Safety Engineers. (ASSE).

DeBobes was honored for his accomplishments as a safety professional and for his contributions to the profession.

DeBobes is also a Clinical Assistant Professor and Environmental Health concentration advisor in the School of Health Technology and Management, and is an Associate Professor and Fire Protection Technology Program coordinator at Suffolk Community College.