Community Programs

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    Community Health Education Programs

    Health Fairs: Stony Brook University Hospital health care professionals participate in community health fairs and provide health information and perform health screenings.

    Speakers Bureau: Provides free health lectures for community groups. Healthcare professionals present the latest information on a wide range of topics covering health and wellness, disease prevention, current treatment methods, the latest research and accessing medical services.                         

    Walk for Beauty: This 4K/6K walk through scenic, historic areas of Stony Brook Village raises funds for breast cancer research at Stony Brook University.

    Walk for Beauty, began in 1994 as a community effort to raise awareness about breast cancer and to establish a boutique for people with cancer. The Unique Boutique, a collection of shopkeepers who provide products and services for patients with cancer, and The Walk for Beauty Fund enable patients with cancer to purchase wigs, prostheses and other special products. Since 1996, the Walk for Beauty has supported breast cancer research at Stony Brook University (SBU).