Archived Press Releases - 2012


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     December 28, 2012
    President Stanley, Four Faculty Members, Baseball Team Named Village Times "People of the Year"
     December 26, 2012
    Stony Brook Children's Offers Novel New Year's Resolution for Parents of Newborns: "Opt To Quit" Smoking
     December 26, 2012
    Stony Brook Radiation Oncology Makes Holiday "Golden" for a Special Patient  
     December 21, 2012
    Sen. John Flanagan, Law Firm Bring Holiday Cheer to Kids at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital 
     December 21, 2012
    Stony Brook Athletes "Stuff a Bus" and Play Santa with Delivery of Toys to Kids at the Cancer Center 
     December 19, 2012
    Major Alumni Gift and Simons Grant Advances Cardiovascular Imaging Research
     December 18, 2012
    Study Shows Mild Vibrations May Provide Same Benefit as Exercise for the Obese
     December 17, 2012
    Robert Wood Johnson Grant and Simons Match Helps School of Nursing Address Today's Top Priorities: Nursing Shortage and Diversity 
     December 13, 2012
    Twenty-Two-Year-Old Patient Who "Died" Six Times Now Gives Back as a Stony Brook Volunteer
     December 12, 2012
    $100,000 Gift from Redwood Abstract, Inc. Supports Stony Brook Children's Hospital Expansion
     December 12, 2012
    Stony Brook University Hospital Offers Less Invasive Treatment Option for Severe Aortic Stenosis

     December 7, 2012
    Stony Brook University Hospital Receives 3rd Consecutive "Get with the Guidelines" Gold Plus Award
     December 7, 2012
    Stony Brook University Breast Care Center Earns National Three-Year Re-Accreditation
     December 5, 2012
    President Stanley Urges Long Islanders to Get Flu Vaccination
     December 4, 2012
    Efforts To Improve O.R. Efficiency Earn National Recognition
     December 3, 2012
    Laparoscopic Surgery Specialist Joins Bariatric and Metabolic Weight Loss Center
     November 28, 2012
    Stony Brook Hosts New York Genome Center Presentation
     November 28, 2012
    Stony Brook Nutritionist Selected as a "Health Care Hero"

    November 28, 2012
    Stony Brook Cerebrovascular Specialist Selected as a "Health Care Hero"


    November 20, 2012
    Stony Brook's Inaugural Investiture Ceremony Honors First Simons Chair of Medicine and Benefactor


    November 19, 2012
    More than 800 Sign Up at Student-Run Bone Marrow Registry Drive


    November 19, 2012
    Nurse Residency Program 10th Program Nationally to Achieve Accreditation


    November 19, 2012
    Stony Brook Professor Receives International Award for Lifetime Achievement in Infectious Disease Research


    November 10, 2012
    Newborn Neurons - Even in the Adult Aging Brain - Are Critical for Memory


    November 8, 2012
    Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Receives $100,000 from Sachem Dental Group


    November 8, 2012
    Former Marine, White House Honor Guard Member Finds Help at SBU's Veterans Home


    November 5, 2012
    Stony Brook Seawolves Football Players Lift Spirits of Hospitalized Kids with Monday Visit


    October 26, 2012
    Study Shows Inhaled Anesthesia Affects Children's Brains More Than Intravenous Anesthetic


    October 26, 2012
    Stony Brook Surgeons Transform Lives With Mission to Ecuador


    October 23, 2012
    Long Island Man and Grandfather Beats Fungal Meningitis


    October 18, 2012
    Drs. Charles and Maria Ryan Establish School of Dental Medicine Scholarship with Gift

      October 16, 2012
    Slam Dunk: First Stony Brook LVAD Patient Gets New Heart and Fulfills Hoops Dream with Invite From Seawolves

      October 12, 2012
    Stony Brook University Seeks 75,000 Votes for Pink Glove Dance Video in National Competition

    October 10, 2012
    Stony Brook Researchers Develop Neuroimaging Technique Capturing Cocaine's Devastating Effect on Brain Blood Flow


    October 9, 2012
    Harvest Sunset Dinner Benefits Pediatric MS Research at Stony Brook Children's Hospital


    October 8, 2012
    New Rehabiliation Research Demonstrates Significant Functional Improvements in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries


    October 5, 2012
    Stony Brook University Cancer Center Announces Breast Cancer Awareness Month Programs


    October 3, 2012
    Walk for Beauty Honorees Aim to Inspire Others to Support Breast Cancer Research at Stony Brook University


    October 2, 2012
    Gloria and Mark Snyder Make $150,000 Gift in Support of Stony Brook University Cancer Center


    October 1, 2012
    Stony Brook Medicine, Southampton Hospital Take Major Step Toward Stronger Partnership

    Sharon Nachman, MD, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Pediatrics, Stony Brook University School of Medicine   September 26, 2012
    Stony Brook Receives Federal Grant to Advance HIV/AIDS Care for Women and Children


    Benjamin J. Luft, M.D., Edmund D. Pellegrino Professor of Medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, and Medical Director of the Long Island Clinical Center of Excellence (LI-CCE)  

    September 24, 2012
    Stony Brook WTC Health Program Explores Genetic Link Between PTSD and Respiratory Illness in 9/11 Responders

    Yu-Hung Kuo, MD, PhD

    September 24, 2012
    Renowned Neuro-Oncology Surgeon Appointed Co-Director of the Neuro-Oncology Center at Stony Brook

    Stony Brook University students cultivate crops in the Stony Brook Heights Rooftop Farm.  

    Septmber 19, 2012
    Stony Brook University Hospital Rooftop Farm Helps Supplement Nutrition for Patients

    Some of the 40 objects on display in the Healthcare Instruments – Past and Present exhibit include a large microscope from 1880 and a surgical kit from 1890.  

    Septmber 17, 2012
    From 19th Century Surgical Tools to 19502 Tonsil Needles: Stony Brook Exhibit Highlights History and Progress of Medicine

    Child gives nurse a kiss

    Septmber 14, 2012
    Stony Brook Children's Celebrates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 

    L. Reuven Pasternak, MD  

    Septmber 6, 2012
    Reuven Pasternak, MD, Takes The Helm as CEO and VP for Health Systems of Stony Brook University Hospital

    Heart Institute photo  

    September 5, 2012
    Two of New York's Top Heart Surgeons Assume Leadership Role as Co-Directors of Stony Brook University Heart Institute

    Lourie Center renunion photo  

    September 4, 2012
    Stony Brook Pediatric MS Center Celebrates 10 Years with a Patient Reunion

    Dr. Parsey  

    August 30, 2012
    Renowned Brain Imaging Expert Named Chair of Department of Psychiatry and Behaviorial Science at Stony Brook University

    Dr. Griffin Photo  

    August 29, 2012
    Stony Brook University Appoints New Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine  

    Dr. Choi photo  

    August 29, 2012
    Stony Brook Names Dennis Choi As Chair Of Neurology and Director Of Neurosciences Institute

    2012 White Coat Ceremony  

    August 27, 2012
    Stony Brook University's Incoming Medical Students Receive Symbolic "White Coat" in Milestone Ceremony

    Doug Katz  

    August 27, 2012
    School of Medicine Names Dr. Douglas S. Katz 2012 Distinguished Alumnus


    August 15, 2012
    Stony Brook University Cancer Center Joins National Study To Improve Care For Lung Cancer Patients


    August 15, 2012
    Stony Brook University Stroke Specialist Elected to American Heart Association Board


    August 9, 2012
    Stony Brook Receives $3.3 Million NIH Grant to Train Fellows Toward CareersS in Research and Education


    August 7, 2012
    SBUH Auxiliary Elects Officers for 2012


    August 2, 2012
    Stony Brook Children's Physician Promotes Passage of Pertussis Vaccine Law




    July 27, 2012
    Stony Brook University Hospital Opens New Bariatric Surgery Inpatient Unit


    July 25, 2012
    Stony Brook Scientists Detect Immune Response of a 500-year-old Mummy


    July 25, 2012
    SBUH selected to participate in "Best Fed Beginnings" breastfeeding education project


    June 24, 2012
    Stony Brook University Hospital Named Among "Most Wired" Hospitals in Nation


    July 23, 2012
    Walk for Beauty Kickoff Event to Feature "Pink Glove Dance" Videotaping



    July 18, 2012
    Stony Brook Children's Names New Chief of Neonatology


    July 17, 2012
    Stony Brook Study Shows Ultrasound Triggers Bone Cell Mobility


    July 11, 2012
    SBUH Receives 2012 AHA Gold Award for Heart Failure Treatment


    July 10, 2012
    Stony Brook Medical Students Investigate Access to Healthcare in Global Health Settings


    June 29, 2012
    Stony Brook nurses pioneer new way of administering nerve blocks



    June 29, 2012
    Stony Brook Alzheimer's Researcher and Athlete to Compete in First NYC Ironman Triathlon


    June 25, 2012
    Stony Brook Medicine Appoints New Co-Directors of Stony Brook University Heart Institute 


    June 21, 2012
    Study Shows Most Commonly Mutated Gene in Cancer may have a Role in Stroke


    June 20, 2012
    Stony Brook researchers tap international markets for Xiaflex; new applications for frozen shoulder, cellulite possible


    June 18, 2012
    Stony Brook Physician Selected as Co-Editor of Leading Medical Journal


    June 18, 2012
    14 SBUH Doctors Named Among New York's Top Doctors for 2012


    June 15
    SBUH Auxilian Elected President of Nassau-Suffolk Council of Hospital Auxiliaries


    June 15, 2012
    SBUH Receives "A" Grade on Patient Safety from Leapfrog Group



    June 12, 2012
    Survivors "Parade" with Pride at Stony Brook's National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration


    June 12, 2012
    Health Behavior Scientist Appointed New Director of Graduate Program in Public Health


    June 12, 2012
    SBU Researchers Develop Groundbreaking New Graphene-Based MRI Contrast Agent


    June 7, 2012
    Stony Brook to Collaborate with "NextStep" to Build a Rehabilitation Facility for People with Paralysis


    June 7, 2012

    Averting a Prom Night Disaster:Tips to Avoid a Trip to the ER



    June 6, 2012
    Stony Brook University Hospital Names New CEO


    June 6, 2012
    E-Health Network of LI First to Sign with NY E-Health Collaborative for Statewide Healthcare Records Info Network


    May 29, 2012
    Women in Medicine: Promoting Research and Collaboration


    May 25, 2012
    123 New Doctors: Largest Graduating Class in SBU School of Medicine History


    May 25, 2012
    SBUH Auxiliary Purchases Lifesaving Medical Equipment


    May 23, 2012
    6,000 Pinwheel Display Symbolizes Lives Lost to ALS at Ride for Life Event


    May 21, 2012
    HOPE Program Offers Exposure to Healthcare Careers for Underrepresented Students


    May 17, 2012
    Growing Art Collection Creates Healing Aesthetic for Stony Brook Patients


    May 16, 2012
    SBU/NYU Bring New Lung Disease Drug to Market with Pharmaceutical Company


    May 14, 2012
    SUNY Medical Campuses Team to Expand WTC Health Program Services in Clinical Center of Excellence


    May 9, 2012
    Overuse Injuries, Rehab Techniques, Among Topics at Stony Brook Sports Medicine Symposium

    Dr. Parker  

    May 8, 2012
    Stony Brook Children's Physician Named National Podcast Editor


    May 7, 2012
    World-Renowned Scientist and Stony Brook Professor Named to National Academy of Sciences


    May 7, 2012
    Stony Brook University Launches New Multi-Media Advertising Campaign

    Dr. Fiorella and Dr. Packy  

    May 4, 2012
    When A Doctor Becomes The Patient – Emergency Physician Finds Himself On Receiving End Of Lifesaving Stroke Care


    May 3, 2012
    Is Eating Seafood Good or Bad? 


    May 1, 2012
    Stony Brook Medical Student Receives Prestigious AMA Award


    April 24, 2012
    Goodale Family Makes Meaningful Contribution to Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital


    April 24, 2012
    Stony Brook Medicine Offers Free Conference for Patients and Families on Inflammatory Bowel Disease


    April 19
    Stony Brook Children's Opens New Pediatric Specialty Practice


    April 17
    Stony Brook Receives $2.5 Million Gift from Robert and Lisa Lourie


    April 16, 2012
    Stony Brook Children's Names New Chief of Pediatric Cardiology


    April 13, 2012
    Stony Brook-Led Study Links Toxin in Herbal Remedies to Kidney Failure/Cancer 


    April 12, 2012
    Restoring Function by Merging Brain and Technology


    April 5, 2012
    Dr. Margaret McGovern Elected Chair Of Clinical Practice Management Plan


    April 5, 2012
    Stony Brook-Led Study: Public Less Willing to Pay to Avoid Mental Illnesses


    April 5, 2012
    Stony Brook University Hospital Blood Platelet Donor Recognized 


    April 3, 2012
    Stony Brook Children's To Build Ronald McDonald Family Room



    April 2, 2012
    Cancer Center Earns Outstanding Achievement Award 


    April2, 2012
    Dee Snider's visit to Stony Brook Children's airs on national TV  


    March 28, 2012
    New Inhibitors of a Cancer-Causing Protein May Lead to Targeted Therapeutics 


    March 26, 2012
    Microbiology Professor Elected Fellow of ASM's Academy



    March 22, 2012
    Stony Brook Medical Students Meet Their "Match" 


    March 20, 2012
    Stony Brook Dietician and Educator: Reducing Sugary Drink Intake will Curb Obesity in Children 


    March 20, 2012
    Prominent Physician-Scientist Named Dean for Research at Stony Brook


    March 12, 2012
    Couple Pledge $10,000 to Support Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital 


    March 8, 2012
    Stony Brook University Hospital Trauma Center's Survival Rate High 


    March 5, 2012
    Study Suggests no Benefit with Stent Implantation Compared to Initial Medical Therapy for Stable Coronary Disease 


    March 1, 2012
    Renowned Molecular Biologist Named Director of Stony Brook Cancer Center


    February 28, 2012
    Stony Brook Medicine Receives 2nd "Get With The Guidelines" Gold Plus Award 


    February 6, 2012
    Study of HIV-Infected Youth: Antiretroviral Therapy not Associated with Severity of Psychiatric Disorders


    February 21, 2012

    Gloria Snyder Assumes Leadership Role for Stony Brook Medicine


    January 31, 2012

    Interventional Pulmonologist and Lung Cancer Specialist Joins Stony Brook 


     January 26, 2012

    Study of One Million Americans Shows Obesity and Pain Linked


    January 20, 2012
    Orthopaedic Oncologist and Research Pioneer in Robotics Joins Stony Brook

      February 14, 2012
    Professor of Physical Therapy Receives Distinguished National Designation
      February 17, 2012
    New Grant Enables Stony Brook Children's Hospital to Make House Calls 
       January 18, 2012
    Walking and Texting at the Same Time? Stony Brook Study Says Think Again<--break->
      January 13. 2012
    Stony Brook's WTC Health Program Expands to Winthrop-University Hospital 
      January 6, 2012
    Stony Brook's WTC Medical Monitoring Program Expands Clinical Center Of Excellence And Research Program Into Nassau, Brooklyn
      January 6, 2012
    Stony Brook University Medical Center's Bariatric Program Opens with National Leader 
      January 6, 2012
    Drug to Treat HIV in Children Shows Promise Via Stony Brook-Led National Study