Erik Flynn B.A., M.S.

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Erik Flynn is a Clinical Lecturer in the Health Sciences Program under the School of Health Technology and Management at Stony Brook University where he teaches several University courses: Scholarly Writing in Health Science; Utilization and Outcomes Research Methods; and Introduction to the Health Professions. He previously served as the PI on a subcontract with Brentwood Union Free School District to implement a New York State Education Department grant, titled My Brother’s Keeper (MBK), and is currently the director of the Health Careers Academic Readiness and Excellence (HCARE) program.

For ten years, he has implemented the Health Careers Academic Readiness and Excellence (HCARE) program, originally funded as the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) through the Health and Human Resources Administration. In collaboration with numerous Stony Brook University departments and programs (School of Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, School of Social Welfare, School of Nursing, Women in Science and Engineering Honors Program, and Long Island State Veterans Home), this project has served thousands of students, in grades 7 through 12, from the Suffolk County school districts: Amityville, Brentwood, Riverhead, William Floyd, and Wyandanch.