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Standing O salutes SUNY Downstate’s Dr. Jeffrey Birnbaum for his award-winning youth work

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Huzza, huzza to Dr. Jeffrey Birnbaum, associate professor of pediatrics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, on being recognized by Mayor Bloomberg for helping teens and young adults fight Aids.

The good doctor operates a one-stop, full-service clinic that provides comprehensive care and support for HIV-positive and at-risk youngsters. The Health and Education Alternatives for Teens center features tailored medical, mental health, and support services, allowing teens to access the support they need, and discuss their pregnancy, homelessness, and health care needs. The facility is the only program of its kind in Brooklyn, and has helped hundreds of clients since its establishment in 1992.

Dr. Birnbaum was also hailed for his support of Brooklyn Knows, a large-scale, public-health initiative to increase voluntary HIV testing.

Standing O thanks Dr. Birnbaum for his dedication to keeping our youngsters healthy.

SUNY Downstate [450 Clarkson Ave. at New York Avenue in Flatbush, (718) 270–1000].

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