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November 6, 2014

Ebola and Beyond: Are We Ready?

Dr. Samuel Stanley, President of Stony Brook UniversityWHAT:
The Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation will host a lecture and panel discussion on Ebola and Beyond: Are we Ready?

Dr. Samuel Stanley, President of Stony Brook University, will keynote this event.  

Dr. Stanley, in photo,  was one of the nation’s highest recipients of support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research focusing on enhanced defense against emerging infectious diseases. He is an expert in the biological mechanisms that cells employ when responding to infectious agents such as parasites, bacteria, and viruses.

The event will also feature experts in the field of infectious disease and public health including:

  • Philip Alcabes, PhD, Professor, Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health, and author of Dread: How Fear and Fantasy Have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to Avian Flu
  • L. Reuven Pasternak, MD, CEO and Vice President for Health Systems at Stony Brook University Hospital
  • Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP, President and CEO of NuHealth System
  • Donna Armellino, RN, DNP, CIC, Vice President for Infection Prevention at North Shore-LIJ Health System
  • Lawrence Eisenstein, MD, FACP, Commissioner of Nassau County Department of Health
  • Barry Rosenthal, MD, Director of Winthrop University Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Zainab Attahiru, MSN, RN, Nurse Researcher and Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Adelphi University, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Ballroom 203
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Media contact names and information must be submitted to Erin Donohue prior to the event.

CAN’T ATTEND? Media is also invited to watch online:

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Todd Wilson
Strategic Communications Director 
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