Upcoming Events

2023 Outreach Program



Thursday, February 16, 2023  12 Noon    VIA ZOOM
Long Island Library Programmers Association (LILPA) – Hosted by Amagansett Library

Stroke Awareness
Olga McAbee, MD, FAAN

Know the signs of a stroke!  Dr. Olga McAbee, Director of Neurology and of the Stroke Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, will speak about the different types and the causes and how to spot a stroke in its early stages – face drooping, arm weakness, difficulty with speech – to know when it’s time to call 911.  Being aware of the signs of a stroke, and acting quickly to seek medical attention, can make all the difference for a successful recovery. Be aware of the signs for yourself – and for your friends and loved ones.  Please contact your local library, or Amagansett  Library for registration link, 631 267 3810.



Thursday, March 23, 2023    6:30 PM      IN-PERSON
Bayport–Blue Point Public Library
Ticks – All You Need to Know!
Scott R. Campbell, PhD

Entomologist Dr. Scott Campbell, Chief of the Arthropod-Borne Disease Lab at Suffolk County’s Department of Health Services, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of the Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, will discuss the medically important tick species on Long Island, their biology, habitat, the pathogens they transmit, and the best strategies to prevent tick bites in adults and children.  This program is sponsored jointly by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services and the Resource Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.  All attendees will receive a free tick removal kit and a tick disease handbook.   There will be ample time for Q & A.  For more information and to reserve your seat please call (631) 363-6133.



Saturday, April 22, 2023    10:30 AM    IN-PERSON
Peconic Landing, Greenport   Co-Sponsored with Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital

Tick-Borne Disease – What You Need to Know
Jerry Simons, PA-C
Rebecca Young, RN, BSN

Chances are that you, or someone you know, has been diagnosed with Lyme or another tick-borne disease.   Jerry Simons, PA-C, a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, will speak about the types of diseases that are carried by the different species of ticks found on Eastern Long Island, and the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment options that are available. Tips on preventing tick bites will also be shared.  Each attendee will receive a free tick kit.  There will be ample time for Q & A.   For more information please call (631) 726-TICK.  


Wellness Workshops

Physician-Supervised Weight Loss Program
6-Week Series Starting January 10 to February 14, 2023

Physician-Supervised Weight Loss offers a combination of medical supervision, testing, support, and nutritional guidance leading to effective weight loss. Medications are offered to participants but are not mandatory for successful weight loss. Dr. Kathyrn Saxby provides medical expertise, group support and education during six weekly sessions to assist in making your weight loss journey successful. Let us help guide you on your journey to a healthier you.

Covered by participating insurance plans. Please call for more details • (631) 726-8800 Register by January 1, 2023 at bit.ly/wellnessweightloss or email: alyssa.christensen@stonybrookmedicine.edu for more information

Dr. Kathryn Saxby is a general internist with a special interest in Nutrition, Public Health and Integrative Medicine at Meeting House Lane Medical Practice. She takes a holistic approach to traditional medicine, considering the whole person in her management, offering nutrition and integrative adjunct therapies alongside evidence based internal medicine. She focuses on the prevention of disease and optimizing health and wellness while minimizing sickness

Transformation Tuesday
2/7 Topic: Demystifying Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors
2/21 Topic: Guided Imagery and Creative Visualization

Tap into your true potential with Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Hypnotist, Albert R. O'Connell, III

Join us Tuesday, February 7th & 21st from 2:30 to 3:30pm for a FREE Zoom session. In this interactive workshop participants will immediate and practical skills to Think, Live and Be More Positive Now. 

Register online at bit.ly/livingmindfulness or call 631-726-8800