Donald Simpson, PhD, MPH

Donald D. Simpson, PhD MPH
Dean, College of Health Professions

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Open House

Office of Student Admissions
Weiskotten Hall
Rm. 1213, 766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-4570
Fax: 315 464-8867

Our open house offers high school and college students, parents, counselors, teachers, college faculty, and others the opportunity to learn more about specific health careers and career opportunities available in the health field. Participants will have a choice of program presentations.

Open House Dates

The 2016-2017 Open House dates and registrations will be posted by September 1, 2016. Thank you!

Open House Schedule
8:30-9:15 Check-In & Exhibitor Tables
Weiskotten Hall
766 Irving Avenue
9:15-9:25 Dean's Welcome
9:30-10:00 Student Life Panel
10:00-Noon Program Presentations
11:00-1:00 Campus Tours

Program Presentations

Each participant will select the individual program presentation of their choice. View the Registration Form (see below) for program choices.

Campus Tour

At the close of the program, Upstate students will conduct optional tours of the classrooms, library, and student activities building. Casual attire and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. (11:00 am -1:00 pm)

Early Admissions

Learn more about the early admission programs for high school seniors and college students.

Topics to be Discussed by Professionals

  • Job entry requirements
  • Job responsibilities
  • Entry level salaries
  • Career ladder mobility
  • Volunteer and observational experience

Open House Focus

  • Cardiovascular Perfusion (BS) pumping or oxygenating blood, temporarily replacing the work of the heart or lungs.
  • Medical Imaging Sciences/X-ray (BS, BPS) taking x-rays, CTs and MRIs to diagnose injury or disease.
  • Medical Technology (BS, MS) and Medical Biotechnology (BS) performing lab tests to diagnose and monitor disease.
  • Radiation Therapy (BS) treating cancer patients with radiation.
  • Respiratory Care (BS) assisting people who have difficulty breathing.
  • Medical Imaging Sciences/Ultrasound (BS, BPS) taking ultrasounds to diagnose injury or disease.
  • Nursing B.S., M.S. and D.N.P. programs for registered nurses.
  • Biomedical Research MS, PhD and MD/PhD programs.
  • Medicine MD, MD/PhD and MD/MPH programs.
  • Physical Therapy (DPT) preserving, developing, and restoring maximum physical function.
  • Physician Assistant (MS) practice medicine with physician supervision in many settings and in various medical and surgical disciplines.
  • Public Health MPH, PhD/MPH, MD/MPH joint degree program between SUNY Upstate and Syracuse University

Sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University's College of Health Professions and Office of Admissions & Financial Aid.