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After a decade as SBU Med School Dean, Ken Kaushansky embraces new challenges

Times Beacon Record

Like so many others, Ken Kaushansky had to alter his plans when the pandemic hit last March. Kaushansky had expected to retire after over 10 years as Dean of the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University and the Senior Vice President of Health Sciences, but the public health needs of the moment, particularly on Long Island which became an early epicenter for the disease, demanded his attention.

Some Parents Hesitant, Others Back Science As COVID Vaccine Trials Continue On Younger Children, Teens

WCBS-TV

Dr. Sharon Nachman, chief of pediatrics at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, said approval for the younger this summer would be ideal.

Kids hold the key to herd immunity

Newsday

Dr. Sharon Nachman is chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital and the author of this op-ed.

To get a shot or not: Long Island parents have mixed views on COVID-19 vaccine

Newsday

Sharon Nachman, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, said she hoped the vaccines would eventually be shown to be safe and effective for children as young as 6 months old.

Many Children Have Lost Parents To The Pandemic

WABE-FM/NPR

Rachel Kidman, an epidemiologist at Stony Brook University, says more than 40,000 children have likely lost parents to COVID-19 and other causes of death related to the pandemic, and the number continues to grow.

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J COVID-19 vaccine. This is what you need to know about the risks and side effects.

News 12
Stony Brook Medicine’s Dr. Sharon Nachman joined News 12’s Doug Geed this morning to answer questions about the vaccine including: How common is this to happen to a vaccine after it is approved for emergency use?

Stony Brook University Hospital opens cardiac Cath/EP multifunctional lab

Times Beacon Record

Stony Brook University Hospital has taken a step in offering cardiac diagnosis and treatment that is even more advanced than in the past.

Many Children Have Lost Parents To The Pandemic

WABE-FM/NPR

Rachel Kidman, an epidemiologist at Stony Brook University, says more than 40,000 children have likely lost parents to COVID-19 and other causes of death related to the pandemic, and the number continues to grow.

Stony Brook University Hospital opens cardiac Cath/EP multifunctional lab

Times Beacon Record

Stony Brook University Hospital has taken a step in offering cardiac diagnosis and treatment that is even more advanced than in the past.

Health care pros of color mentor Stony Brook students, helping them to follow in footsteps

Newsday

The Health Occupations Partnership for Excellence (HOPE) program is a partnership between Stony Brook and the Brentwood, Longwood and Wyandanch school districts. The program, now in its 16th year, strives to increase the number of health care providers from underserved and underrepresented racial and ethnic minority backgrounds by having juniors and seniors meet with medical professionals across a spectrum of fields, many of whom are people of color.

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