Stony Brook Medicine’s Out & Proud List

At Stony Brook Medicine, Respect is one of our core values. We foster an environment of mutual respect and trust, embracing diversity in people and thinking. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we are a diverse, inclusive and equitable organization. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We are also proud to serve as a Health Care Equality Leader for the LGBTQ* Community.

Our Out & Proud List features Stony Brook Medicine students, trainees, staff, providers, faculty and administration who identify as being part of our LGBTQ* Community. This list serves to embrace and celebrate diversity; increase visibility; and, foster community and collaborations for LGBTQ* individuals at Stony Brook Medicine.

If you would like to be added to the Out & Proud List, please complete the Out & Proud Form. If you have any questions, please contact our LGBTQ* Co-Chair: rose.cardin@stonybrookmedicine.edu


Employees

Eric Abbott (Gay)
Associate II
Patient Access
Stony Brook University Hospital
eric.abbott@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Kimberly Baker (Bi/Ace)
Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy
Southampton Hospital
kimberly.baker@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Vahni-Vishala Bernard (Bisexual)
Medical Student
Renaissance School of Medicine
Vahni-Vishala.Bernard@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Robert Chaloner (Gay)
Chief Administrative Officer
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
robert.chaloner@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Maureen Coley (Lesbian)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Edie Windsor Healthcare Center
Southampton Hospital
maureen.coley@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Tara Conlon (Queer)
PrEP Coordinator
Stony Brook Medicine
tara.conlon@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Daury Diaz (Gay)
CNA II
19S Bone Marrow Transplant 
Stony Brook Medicine
daury.diaz@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Rachel Di Lieto  (Bisexual)
T&R Nurse II
CT ICR
Stony Brook Medicine
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
rachel.dilieto@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Marie Fleury (Queer)
Chief Resident
General Surgery
Stony Brook Medicine
Marie.Fleury@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Adam Gonzalez (Gay)
Director of Behavioral Health
Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Stony Brook Medicine
Adam.Gonzalez@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Russell Himmelstein (Trans)
Resident
Pediatrics
Stony Brook Medicine
Russell.Himmelstein@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Amy Karriker (Gay)
Director Chaplaincy Services
Stony Brook University Hospital
Amy.Karriker@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Erin Kelly (Bisexual)
Registered Nurse
Pediatrics 
Stony Brook University Hospital
erin.kelly2@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Lexie Lessing (Bisexual)
Medical Student
Renaissance School of Medicine
Alexie.Lessing@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Jimi Lalumia (Gay)
CNA Transport Aide
Long Island State Veterans Home
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Julia Logan (Queer)
Medical Student
Renaissance School of Medicine
Julia.Logan@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Jodi LoGrippo (Lesbian)
Registered Nurse
Phillips Family Cancer Center
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
jodi.logrippo@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Derek Lopez (Gay)
Associate II
Patient Access PT/OT/ST
Southampton Hospital
derek.lopez@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Noely Martinez (Gay/Lesbian)
Access Control
Security
Stony Brook Medicine
noely.martinez@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Laura McNamara (Queer)
SB CPMP & ACO Compliance Officer
Stony Brook Medicine
Laura.McNamara@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Mary O'Rourke (Lesbian/Gay)
RN
OB Southampton Hospital 
mary.o'rourke@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Lorraine Peterson (Queer)
Chaplain
Spiritual Care
Stony Brook Medicine
Lorraine.Peterson@gmail.com
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Liza Pine (Queer/Nonbinary)
Medical Student
Spiritual Care
Renaissance School of Medicine
Elizabeth.Pine@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: They/Them

Agnes Romero (Cis/pansexual)
Associate II
Pt Access/Pre Registration
Southampton Hospital
Agnes.romero1@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Mitra Sadigh (Lesbian)
Medical Student
Renaissance School of Medicine
Mitra.Sadigh@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Jack Scheutzow (Gay)
Medical Student
Renaissance School of Medicine
Jack.Scheutzow@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Jason Schneiderman (Cis Gay Man)
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Renaissance School of Medicine
jason.schneiderman@stonybrookmedicine.edu Pronouns: He/His/Him

Stephanie Spano (Cisgender Lesbian)
Resident Physician
Diagnostic/Interventional Radiology
Stony Brook Medicine
Stephanie.Spano@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Derek Tooker (Gay)
Supervisor
Emergency Response
Stony Brook Medicine
derek.tooker@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Ted Uotani (Gay)
Special Needs Dental Fellow
Dentistry
Stony Brook Medicine
Ted.Uotani@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Kelly Van Ness (Lesbian)
Assistant Director of Nursing
Endoscopy and GI Motility Services
Stony Brook University Hospital
Kelly.Hinlicky@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Emily Wang (Gay)
Medical Student
Renaissance School of Medicine
Emily.Wang1@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Carley Weinstein (Gay)
Social Media Manager/Producer
Stony Brook Medicine
Carley.Weinstein@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Nanci Zichittella
Assistant Director of Nursing
Nursing Office
Stony Brook University Hospital
Nanci.Zichittella@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers