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It’s Earth Overshoot Day, and Future Generations Are Calling | Opinion


This op-ed is written by Carl Safina who is president of the Safina Center and endowed professor for nature and humanity at Stony Brook University.

Doctors Weigh In On Covid-19 Rebound Discovered in Some Virus Cases

Long Island Press

Covid-19 rebound is very rare in children, according to Dr. Sharon Nachman, chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.

No. 27: Dawn Smallwood – The Mother Of All Cops

Innovate LI

Raised by strong women with long careers in professional healthcare, Dawn Smallwood seemed destined to become a doctor.  She even went to college to study biology – but fate had other ideas. In January, after decades in the service of the FBI, the NCIS and CUNY Public Safety, the veteran law-enforcement officer became chief of the Stony Brook University Police Department, a massive public-safety responsibility atop a 190-member department, with 26,000 students, staffers and visitors under her watchful eye every day.

Long Island Man To Run 320 Miles To Benefit Mental Health Programs And Parkinson’s Research

East Hampton Press

Setting out from Stony Brook University, Wai Law is running the perimeter of Long Island to raise money for Parkinson’s disease research and mental health support for young people on Long Island. The long distance run covers about 320 miles, along the north and south shores and to Brooklyn and back. He plans to complete the run over two weekends, finishing on Sunday, July 31.

Bellone: 1,750 more monkeypox vaccine doses arrive in Suffolk


Also, Suffolk County is partnering with Stony Brook University Hospital at the Edie Windsor Health Care Center in Hampton Bays to provide 250 appointments on Monday from noon to 7 p.m., and next Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Music, Theatre, Comedy, And Special Events To Highlight 2022 Fall Season At Staller Center For The Arts

Broadway World

A dynamic array of inspiring and matchless performances will highlight the 2022 Fall season at Staller Center for the Arts. With a diverse lineup of performers, Staller Center showcases both emerging and established artists of wide-ranging appeal.

SBU’s Linda Mermelstein leads cancer community outreach effort

Times Beacon Record

Dr. Linda Mermelstein, Associate Director of Stony Brook Cancer Center’s Office for Community Outreach and Engagement, is working with her team to address those stark differences and to empower members of the community to protect their health and make informed decisions.

Bethpage man runs across LI for Parkinson’s research, mental health awareness

News 12
A Bethpage man is running across Long Island for a good cause. Wai Law is raising money for Parkinson’s research at Stony Brook University for the third straight year. This year he is also running to raise awareness about mental health issues in children.

Long Island’s the course for Bethpage man’s charity run


An accountant with a commitment to charity is taking his fundraising efforts to the streets, Long Island streets to be specific. Last year, Bethpage resident Wai Law, 55, ran from Buffalo to Battery Park to benefit the Thomas Hartman Center for Parkinson’s Research at Stony Brook University. This year, Law is once again putting in the miles to raise money for Parkinson’s disease research and also this year, mental health support for young people.

Parkinson’s Ultrarunner To Go The Distance, Once Again

Innovate LI

Ready, set, going from Stony Brook University, Wai Law – a 55-year-old long-distance runner with dozens of ultra-marathons and endurance events to his credit – will dash straight to Orient Point, then from Orient Point to Montauk and from Montauk to Westhampton; from there, he’ll hoof it to Seaford and then westernmost Williamsburg, Brooklyn, before racing to Huntington and then back to Stony Brook.