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Drs. Stanley, Kaushansky to Share Information on Zika Virus

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A Continuing Medical Education presentation on the threat of Zika virus, taking place September 29 in the Health Sciences Center, will feature Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, President of Stony Brook University, who serves on the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity, with introductions by Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President of Health Sciences and Dean of the Stony Brook University School of Medicine.

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President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD

The public health threat due to the Zika virus has made national and international news, especially as it spreads to the continental United States. “From A to Zika: An Update on Zika Virus for Primary Care Providers,” a CME event, will focus on giving primary care providers the information they need.

The event takes place on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 8 pm in the Health Sciences Tower, Level 2, Lecture Hall 1.

The presentation is part of the Commissioner’s Medical Grand Rounds hosted by Howard A. Zucker, MD, JD, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health.

Joining Drs. Stanley and Kaushansky on the panel are:

  • Louis Manganas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of the Department of Neurology at Stony Brook Medicine.
  • Burton Rochelson, MD, Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Northwell Health, Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program at Northwell Health.
  • Phillip Kurpiel, PhD, MPH, Program Supervisor of the MARO Regional Epidemiology Program of the New York State Department of Health.

Advance registration is required for this free program. Click here to register: http://www.totalwebcasting.com/view/?func=VOFF&id=nysdoh&date=2016-09-29&seq=1. A recording will be available for viewing with CME credit on the NYSDOH website.

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