Research Investigator Science Expo (RISE)

Furthering health literacy in the presentation of scientific research

The Research Investigator Science Expo (RISE) is a competition that incorporates objectives from Northwell Health’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy. It encourages interaction between the health system and community while providing science education and promoting health literacy. Get involved if you’re up for the challenge and looking to advance your scientific career.

rise22013 RISE competition winner

The 2013 RISE competition winner is Michael Kuncewitch, MD from the Laboratory of Surgical Research. Dr. Kuncewitch is a surgical resident in the Department of Surgery who took two years of his residency program to pursue his interest in surgical research. He is returning to his clinical residency program in July 2013 and plans to pursue his career as a surgeon-scientist.