Cheryl Vinograd

36 Under 36 2009: Cheryl Vinograd, 24 and Sharon Lewin, 25

Staff Writer

 Over spring break last year, then first-year medical students Cheryl Vinograd (on left) and Sharon Lewin took a weeklong whirlwind tour of Israel – no, not on a Tel Aviv beach vacation, but on a volunteer mission shadowing doctors at hospitals and clinics all over the country.

Making The Rounds In Israel

Staff Writer

When final exams come to a close this June, a group of first-year medical students don’t intend to stop their studies. They’ll chug right on, but in Israel rather than on Long Island. 


A team of student leaders at Stony Brook University School of Medicine is now busy reviewing applications for a highly selective trip called Kesher Refuah, Hebrew for “medical connection.”

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