Community Outreach

Community Outreach
Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. aims to serve the communities in which we live and work. Community and charitable outreach is a core value of the company. We are committed to playing a part as active corporate citizens – sharing our skills, expertise, and resources with the wider community and creating partnerships that have a positive impact on society.

Biodex hosts a troop of local students from Suffolk Community CollegeBiodex is proud to congratulate former Biodex intern, Kevin Gmelin, who will be graduating as Valedictorian of the Center Moriches High School’s class of 2018.

Spending the summer of 2017 working among top engineers at Biodex, Kevin was empowered with not only knowledge, but opportunities to make real contributions to an upcoming product . >>

 

Biodex hosts a troop of local students from Suffolk Community College Biodex hosted a troop of local students from Suffolk Community College for hands-on rehab education at our corporate building in Shirley, NY. The students, who are training to become physical therapist assistants, learned about the benefits of blending traditional rehabilitation techniques with technology. >>

 

2018 MoXY Man of Distinction HonoreeThis month we are proud to celebrate Gary Barello, SVP, Human Resources and Organizational Development at Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. As a highly active member of various boards, Gary has been named a 2018 MoXY Men of Distinction Honoree; a well-deserved commendation for a man who has paralleled his career with altruism. >>

 

Center Moriches High School Robotics TeamAs sponsors of the Center Moriches High School Robotics Team, Biodex was proud to host the group at their Shirley, New York headquarters to get a demonstration of their latest robotic creation. Students enjoyed a captive audience for their robot demonstration and a tour of the facility.

As four-year sponsors of the team, Biodex has seen it grow from a handful of members to a diverse clan of around forty students. Each year the team competes in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition, a national program that challenges teams of students and their mentors to design and build a 130-pound robot in six weeks under specified guidelines. >>

 

Biodex Hosts Local EducatorsThis Election Day, Biodex welcomed eighteen middle school and high school teachers to their corporate building in Shirley, New York for their annual Teacher’s Professional Development Day.

Each Election Day, school teachers are required to participate in developmental activities that will enhance their knowledge of how the subjects they teach are applied in the workplace. Visitors to the Biodex facility were provided with a firsthand look at Long Island manufacturing. This was Biodex’s second year hosting the teachers. >>