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Upstate Announcements for June 26, 2019

 

Nominations now open for Excellence in Healthcare Awards

Nominations for 2019 Excellence in Healthcare awards, sponsored by BizEventz and Bankers Healthcare Group, are being accepted through July 15. Recognition will be given in the following categories: Ambulatory Surgery Center of Distinction, Healthcare Facility of Distinction, Excellence in Dentistry, Excellence in Medicine, Excellence in Surgery, Excellence in Veterinary Medicine, Excellence in Nursing, Outstanding Physical Therapist, Outstanding Hospital Executive, Heart of Healthcare, Impact Players, Outstanding Rising Star, and Healthcare Innovator.Awards will be presented Oct. 16. For information on how to nominate, go to: https://www.cnybj.com/bizeventz/forms/excellence-in-healthcare-nomination-form/

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Sock Out Cancer Night at the Syracuse Mets is June 26

Wednesday, June 26, is Sock Out Cancer night at the Syracuse Mets game. Sock Out Cancer is a nonprofit initiative with a mission to address the emotional and financial strain faced by cancer patients and their families. Tickets are $13 with $3 benefiting the Upstate Foundation’s Sock Out Cancer Fund, which assists Upstate Cancer Center patients and their families. Tickets must be purchased at www.groupmatics.events/upstatesock to support the Upstate fund. For more information, email Terry Toscano Sheffield at shenfels@upstate.edu. 

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Community Campus Primary Care Provider Rounds is June 28

Community Campus Primary Care Provider Rounds will be held Friday, June 28 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in Classroom A/B at Community Campus. Cynthia Carey-Woods and Lisa Vigliotti-Bane will present Living Healthy with a Chronic Condition. CME credits are available. Registration is not required. For more information, email Beth Sellers at sellersb@upstate.edu.  

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Retirement reception for Robert Poster is June 28

A retirement reception for Robert Poster will be held Friday, June 28 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in room 3430 (Radiology conference room) at Downtown Campus. Poster retires after 32 years of service in Radiology. The Upstate community is welcome. 

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Advocates Nellie Hurley scholarship applications accepted until June 28

The Advocates for Upstate is now accepting Nellie Hurley scholarship applications for tuition and related expenses. Awards are granted to active employees and adult volunteers pursing undergraduate studies in any health-related field at an accredited institution, and who meet eligibility criteria. Applications are due June 28 by noon. For more information, visit http://www.upstate.edu/advocates/grants-scholarships/index.php  or email adlerj@upstate.edu.

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Maureen T. O’Hara Teal There’s a Cure Motorcycle Run is June 30 

The inaugural 55-mile Teal There’s a Cure Motorcycle Run will be held Sunday, June 30 beginning at 11:30 am at Local 315 Brewing Company, 3160 Warners Road, Warners. An after-party will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., featuring live music and a barbeque. Proceeds benefit ovarian cancer research, education and awareness including research at Upstate Medical University, and the Maureen T. O’Hara Teal There’s a Cure Fund, held at the Upstate Foundation, which provides ovarian cancer patient assistance. For more information and to register for the motorcycle run or the after-party, visit the event link at https://www.upstatefoundation.org/events.

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11thannual Maureen T. O’Hara Teal There’s a Cure 5k Walk/Run is July 4 

The 11th annual Maureen T. O’Hara Teal There’s a Cure 5k Walk/Run will be held on Thursday, July 4, at Marcellus Park, Marcellus, starting at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit ovarian cancer research, education and awareness including research at Upstate Medical University, and the Maureen T. O’Hara Teal There’s a Cure Fund, held at the Upstate Foundation, which provides ovarian cancer patient assistance. For more information and to register, visit the event link at https://www.upstatefoundation.org/events.

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Institute for Global Health seeks study volunteers 

Upstate’s Institute for Global Health seeks volunteers 18 years of age and older for a one-time blood draw. To learn more about participation, email trials@upstate.edu or call 315-464-9869. 

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HealthLink on Air features Upstate urologist and microbiologist 

Among recent guests on HealthLink on Air are urologist Joseph Jacob, MD, and microbiologist Saravanan Thangamani, PhD. HealthLink on Air, a radio show and podcast produced by Marketing and University Communications, is available on iTunes and other podcast sources and is broadcast on WRVO Public Media Sundays at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Complete shows and individual interviews are also available at www.healthlinkonair.org. 

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