As an academic medical institution, Stony Brook Medicine believes in sharing ideas and knowledge not only with the next generation of doctors, but also with our community. We sponsor many informative lectures, presentations, health screenings, conferences and classes year-round — many of them at no charge. And our handy Calendar of Events makes it extra easy to find what you are interested in by allowing you to filter events by keyword, format, date and location. You can even subscribe to receive updates on topics of special interest.
Below are some of our upcoming events. We hope to see you.
|May 22||Free stroke, glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings|
From 8 am - 4 pm in the Stony Brook Hospital Lobby, twoo of our neuroscience nurse educators will be available in the main lobby of the Hospital to give free screenings and provide stroke awareness education
|May 22||Going the Distance: Judy’s Run for Stroke Awareness|
In 2005, Bob Zebrowski’s wife Judy suffered a stroke. In her honor, Bob founded Judy’s Run to raise awareness of strokes, promote ways to prevent them and help others cope with theacute and long-term rehabilitative process. Be inspired by Bob’s enduring love for Judy and his commitment to the community, and find out the details about the 6th annual Judy’s Runscheduled for June 1. PRESENTER: Bob Zebrowski, Founder of Judy’s Run
|May 29||Stroke Life Society: A safe haven for the stroke survivor community|
Sharing common experiences can help reduce the feeling of isolation that stroke survivors and their caregivers often experience. Learn how Stroke Life Society, a Long Island-based stroke supportgroup run by stroke survivors, promotes a renewed sense of self by helping stroke survivors and co-survivors help others. PRESENTER: Ben Thomas, Founder, Stroke Life Society
|May 29||Free stroke, glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings|
From 8 am - 4 pm in the Stony Brook Hospital Lobby, two of our neuroscience nurse educators will be available in the main lobby of the Hospital to give free screenings and provide stroke awareness education
|June 6||Community Health Education Seminar: Migraines and Other Headaches|
Speaker: Dr. Warren Spinner. 7 – 8 pm. Smithtown Library - Kings Park Branch, 1 Church Street, Kings Park. Call (631) 269-9191 to register.
|June 9 ||National Cancer Survivors Day|
We invite cancer survivors and their families and friends to our ninth annual National Cancer Survivors Day.
|July 11||Community Health Education Seminar: Varicose Veins|
Speaker: Dr. Antonios Gasparis. 7 – 8:30 pm. Middle Country Public Library – Selden Branch, 575 Middle Country Road, Selden. Call (631) 585-9393 to register.
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