2021 News Archive

Lisa Endee, MPH, RT, RRT-SDS, RPSGT, RST awarded the AAST Professional Development Service Award

On November 17, 2021, at the American Association of Sleep Technologist's Annual Meeting, Lisa Endee was awarded the AAST Professional Development Service Award.  This is a national award which honors and recognizes an AAST member who demonstrates exceptional commitment to advancing education in sleep technology. Congratulations, Lisa!

November 19th - SHTM and CEAS Meet and Greet

The School of Health Technology and Management Research Committee and College of Engineering and Applied Sciences are co-hosting a FUN, SOCIAL gathering with food, drink and party prizes on Friday, November 19th from 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM in the East Campus MART Lobby!  We are excited to begin this initiative to bring together colleagues from SHTM and CEAS, fostering collaboration to find innovative solutions in healthcare.

SHTM Center for Community Engagement and Leadership Development Breast Cancer Screening Events - November 2021

In collaboration with the Stony Brook University Cancer Center, the CCE has orchestrated mobile breast cancer screening events with its community partners.  For details on dates, times, and locations, please click here.

October 6th - 12th is National Physician Assistants Week!  Celebrate with SHTM's PA Class of 2023!

On Wednesday, October 6th, 10 AM - 12 PM, please join our PA Class of 2023 at the Stony Brook Southampton Campus to celebrate PA week, learn about the PA profession, explore how PAs interact with other members of the healthcare team, and test your PA knowledge.  For additional details, please view the event flyer here.

Speech-Language Pathology Program Facilities Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Read all about it!

Our event was a success!  Now read all about it from the various news outlets on Long Island.  
SHTM looks forward to nurturing the partnerships we have built with our East End community members and we are so proud of our students, our future outstanding SLPs, who will give back so much to patient and clients on Long Island.

Stony Brook unveils speech-language program on its Southampton campus | Newsday (Subscription needed for login)

Speech-Language Pathology Program Celebrates Expansion at New Stony Brook Southampton Facilities | SBU News

New Home For Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Studies At Stony Brook Southampton | Sag Harbor Express

Stony Brook Southampton Expands Speech-Language Pathology Program | Dan's Papers

Physician Assistant Class of 2022 and Class of 2023 Student Society Event

The Physician Assistant Program is holding an event on Friday, September 3 from 12-1 PM in HSC Lecture Hall 6.  The Class of 2022 Student Society members will be speaking to Class of 2023 students to provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of their student society position. Lunch is scheduled from 1-2 PM on the HSC level 5 patio (weather permitting) to mingle and get to know one another; it is a bring your own lunch event.

Physical Therapy Class of 2023 Professional Transition Ceremony

The Physical Therapy Class of 2023 is having their Professional Transition Ceremony on Monday, August 30 at 4:30 on the Southampton Campus. 

Ticks & Tick-borne Diseases - What You Need to Know (Virtual Program), June 2nd, 5:15 - 6:15 PM

Join SHTM's Gerald Simons, MPAS, DFAAPA, PA-C, for this free Lyme overview talk for Quogue Wildlife

Chances are that you, or someone you know, has been diagnosed with Lyme or another tick-borne disease.  Gerald Simons, MPAS, DFAAPA, PA-C, a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, will speak about the types of diseases that are carried by the different species of ticks found on Eastern Long Island, and the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment options that are available. Tips on preventing tick bites will also be shared.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tdOuvqzovHt0nVZih4H_xU7r2lZ966ezg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Giving Day is April 21st!

Please visit our SHTM Giving Day page to support our students on their journey to becoming the next generation of outstanding healthcare professionals!

Virtual Panel Discussion on Telehealth, Wednesday April 21, 12:00-1:30 PM

Please join us for our Virtual Panel Discussion on Telehealth, presented by the SHTM Alumni Development Committee and the Dean's Advisory Board.  We welcome students and alumni, along with guest speaker, Dr. Melissa Earle of Stony Brook School of Social Welfare. This event will feature an alumni panel along with program-specific breakout rooms for alumni and students, followed by a wrap-up discussion and Q & A session.  

Rasheed Davis, MS, PA-C, featured as panel expert at New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislators Caucus

On February 26th, Rasheed Davis, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Physician Assistant Education Program, spoke at the New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislators Caucus.  Rasheed was part of the program's panel of experts with a talk focused on Black Maternal Health, a health issue that she is bringing awareness to and very passionate about. For more information, please click here.

Dr. Brooke Ellison named Director of the Center for Community Engagement and Leadership Development (CCE)

It is with pleasure that we announce that as of March 1st, Dr Brooke Ellison will be named Director of the Center for Community Engagement and Leadership Development (CCE) in the School of Health Technology and Management.

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SHTM in the News

The School of Health Technology and Management has seen an overall increase in admissions applications, with the full impact of the pandemic still to come over the next few years. Check out our feature in the Newsday article

SHTM's Respiratory Care Program Alumnus, James Tychnowitz, shares his account of being on the front lines of COVID-19

Respiratory Care Program alumnus and Stony Brook Medicine employee, James Tychnowitz, shares his account of being on the front lines of COVID-19.  Thank you, James, for your service and dedication to patient care.  To read, please click 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 January and February 2021, beginning January 26. All trainings are free using Zoom and registration is required.  Registration links are available in the flyer.

Congratulations to Dr. Hana Fukuto and Dr. Gloria Viboud!

Drs. Hana Fukuto and Gloria Viboud, faculty of SHTM's Medical Molecular Biology Program, and collaborator, Dr. Vadyvaloo of Washington State University, have recently been published in the international journal Pathogens.  To read their article, "The Diverse Roles of the Global Transcriptional Regulator PhoP in the Lifecycle of Yersinia pestis" click here.  

SHTM presents panel event "Empowering Women in Healthcare Leadership"

Over 70 percent of those entering the healthcare industry are women. Despite that significant percentage, women, especially women of color, remain underrepresented in leadership positions.

Please join us on Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 5:00-6:30 pm when SHTM hosts "Empowering Women in Healthcare Leadership," a virtual panel of successful female leaders to provide insight and experience related to obtaining leadership positions in the healthcare field.

For more information and to register for this event, please click here.  You may also access the event flyer by clicking here.

Center for Public Health Education: "Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care"

Please join SHTM on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 2-3 PM, for "Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care," presented by Stephen Sebor, Coordinator, NYS Peer Worker Certification Program, Center for Public Health Education.

This presentation is about how psychological trauma and adversity impacts the health and well-being of individuals. We’ll explore the interplay of trauma in healthcare settings and identify specific trauma-informed values/principles that can be utilized. To register, please click here.