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Stony Brook University Produces Hand Sanitizer For Hospital Staff

Three Village Patch

Stony Brook chemistry students and faculty made 17 gallons of hand sanitizer for hospital staff and the Long Island State Veteran’s Home.

SB Launches HealthierU, Provides Mental Health Support

Times Beacon Record

Stony Brook University has taken numerous steps to protect the mental and physical health of the many health care and hospital workers who are helping the growing number of people suffering through the coronavirus pandemic.

College 3D Printing Face Shields To Fight Coronavirus


Stony Brook University is enlisting its fleet of 3D printers to make protective gear for doctors gearing up for COVID-19 cases. Greg Cergol reports.

LI medical, nursing students assist in coronavirus fight


They’re not doctors and nurses yet. But they’re helping in the fight against the spread of coronavirus. Students at Long Island medical and nursing schools are getting a jump-start on their careers by helping to conduct research and speak to patients via computer while doctors and nurses on the front lines of the pandemic treat patients struggling with the disease, which has ravaged hundreds of people on Long Island and thousands across the country.

Testing Area for Coronavirus at Stony Brook University

Connoisseur Media

John Lynch talks with Lawrence Zacarese, the Assistance Chief of Police and Director of the Office of Emergency Management at Stony Brook University about The testing area for Coronavirus at Stony Brook University

Coronavirus: Stony Brook’s 3D Printers Make Protective Equipment

Three Village Patch

Stony Brook University’s iCREATE lab has stepped up to help regarding the potential shortage of personal protective equipment for local hospital personnel and testing site staff as New York battles the new coronavirus. The lab is using 3-D printers to manufacture face shields for Stony Brook University Hospital. As of Monday afternoon, there are no plans to roll out the equipment anywhere else.

How This Medical School Saved Match Day Despite Coronavirus

University Business

Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University hosted this important celebration for medical students on a video conferencing platform rather than cancel it entirely

Coronavirus: Distance Learning


Schools may be closed, but class is still in session for students in Connecticut and on Long Island. We’ll discuss how teachers will prepare students remotely and the tricks to tele-education, with guests:

Power of 3: SBU’s Maureen O’Leary makes MorphoBank funding plans

Times Beacon Record

Maureen O’Leary, a Professor and Graduate Program Director at the Department of Anatomical Sciences at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, is looking to ensure that Morphobank, a web application and database that allows scientists around the world to share raw data on the structure of various organisms to help determine their evolutionary links, receives funds that sustain its mission.

Keep it clean: The surprising 130-year history of handwashing

The Guardian/MSN

To Nancy Tomes, a distinguished professor of history at Stony Brook University, New York, seeing this basic advice headlining the public health agenda has felt even more strange. “Being a historian of this kind of pandemic event and then experiencing this one,” she says, “is kind of like being a passenger on the Titanic and watching it all unfold.” It also feels, she says, like going back to the early 20th century, when infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and smallpox were the No 1 cause of death, and the new science of germs had led to the first mass obsession with hand hygiene.


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