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New SBU study suggests women under-represented in major science journals

Times Beacon Record

In a recent study led by A. Laurie Shroyer, Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair for Research at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, women authors in positions considered significant — first, second or last — appeared at a rate that was below their representation in academic medical school faculty for the three top ranking medical journals.

Annual regatta challenges Stony Brook students to sail on cardboard boats

WPIX-TV

For Stony Brook University students, tradition involves a lot of innovation — and the possibility of getting completely soaked.

Punishing heat wave in India reaches 115 degrees, part of a ‘hotter and more dangerous world’

USA Today

These heat waves are one of the clearest indicators that climate change is happening and global weather is changing, said Kevin Reed, a professor of marine and atmospheric science at Stony Brook University in Buffalo, New York.

Gluten-Free Galley Is Icing Atop Ace Food-Biz Incubator

Innovate LI

There’s a real gem hidden inside the Food Business Incubator at Calverton, like finally getting in enough licks on your Tootsie Pop to discover the delicious center.

Ways to keep your heart healthy this spring

Fox Weather

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., and Stony Brook Heart Institute Cardiologist Dr. Edlira Tam joined FOX Weather to discuss how more than 80% of heart problems are preventable.

Report: What Does It Take to Be a Leader in LGBTQ+ Health Care?

Verywell Health

“We made changes like working with the IT folks to update the medical records to be more inclusive and affirming,” Allison Eliscu, MD, co-chair of the Stony Brook Medicine LGBTQ+ Committee, told Verywell.

Report: What Does It Take to Be a Leader in LGBTQ+ Health Care?

Verywell Health

“We made changes like working with the IT folks to update the medical records to be more inclusive and affirming,” Allison Eliscu, MD, co-chair of the Stony Brook Medicine LGBTQ+ Committee, told Verywell. “I had [an instance] where we were able to update [a patient’s] name in their medical records, so that even though their legal name was still on their insurance, their chosen name was right on the top of their chart. The patient had not been to the doctor in a while, then started to go because of that interaction.

Local pediatric doctors emphasize importance of Moderna’s application to FDA for vaccine for younger children

WCBS-TV

“We’re seeing disturbing numbers of long-haul COVID in the school age children and in teenagers,” said Dr. Sharon Nachman, chief of the division of pediatric infectious diseases at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.

Are we closer to a vaccine for children five and under?

WCBS-AM

Covid researcher Stony Brook University’s Dr. Sharon Nachman on WCBS 880 weighs in on the news from Moderna.

Droughts To Increase Human Migration at Least 200%

Futurity

According to lead author Oleg Smirnov, associate professor in the department of political science at Stony Brook University, the research team worked from 16 climate models to generate drought projections for rest of the 21st century. They centered on two greenhouse gas emissions scenarios: an optimistic one consistent with the Paris Agreement, and a pessimistic one based on current use of energy and greenhouse gas emissions.

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