Port Jefferson, NY
Lynn Hallarman, MD, MM, is a reporter for The Click and a freelance writer whose recent work has appeared in the New York Times and the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Hallarman is a palliative care physician and served as the Director of Palliative Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center from 2007 to 2019. Lynn is a 2017-18 Health and Aging Policy Fellow. As a fellow she worked on the Senate Committee on Finance for Senator Ron Wyden in Washington, DC. Her work for Senator Wyden included a congressional report on the tragic deaths of nursing home residents after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. She currently works as a palliative care policy and educational consultant to the National Center for the Equitable Care for Elders at Harvard University. She is a passionate advocate for the work and recognition of Direct Care Workers. Lynn graduated from Yale Medical School and completed her residency training in internal medicine at the University of Rochester.
March 3, 2023
In New York State, a Village Forest is Disappearing One Acre at a Time
A parking lot expansion raises questions about the power of a 20th-century environmental law to protect our local forests.
November 5, 2022
New York Set to Vote on $4.2 Billion in Funding for Green Projects
New Yorkers will cast their votes during Tuesday’s midterm election for a $4.2 billion bond act, Proposition 1, which will go toward investments in clean infrastructure and environmental conservation.
November 4, 2022
Blind Persons Sue State of Alabama for Right to Vote Privately
In Alabama, blind citizens cannot vote using paper ballots without help from a sighted person. The lawsuit contends that this violates their right to vote privately and independently.
October 12, 2022
Palliative Care Doc Reflects On Caring For Patients During Covid
(PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y.)— Palliative Care focuses on supporting patients and their families during a serious illness. Palliative care teams rely on frequent in-person […]
September 27, 2022
Long Island Residents Voice Concerns On Adding $1.8M For Crumb-Rubber Turf
(Port Jefferson, NY) Concerns about toxic runoff and chemical exposures prompted Port Jefferson, New York, residents to voice opposition during […]