Several Stony Brook groups associated with Latinx community came together to discuss issues of mental health. Issues include the need for Latinx healthcare professionals and stigma of mental health care in Latinx community.
Though old age is the biggest risk factor for Alzheimer’s, Pike’s talk suggested that biological factors such as obesity and low testosterone levels in men can further increase risk of getting the disease.
Senior Vice President and Community Health Investment Officer for Northwell Health, Dr. Ram Raju, spoke about the flaws in the United States’ health care system in a lecture at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater on Wednesday, Sept. 26
Ian Lesnick, the student representative from the Office of Diversity who helped run the event, explained that USG formed the Office of Diversity in response to Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban,” expressing the student body’s intent to support everyone on campus.