News Archives of February 2016

February 5, 2016
Go Red for Women at Upstate
Nurses from Upstate University Hospital's cardiovascular services unit dress the part on Go Red for Women Day, which hopes to raise awareness of heart disease in women. The six heart attack symptoms common in women are chest pain or discomfort; pain in the arms, back, neck and jaw, stomach pain, shortness of breath, nausea or lightheadedness; sweating and fatigue.

February 4, 2016
Upstate celebrates Go Red day Feb. 5 with healthy activities, including belly dancing
Wear something red on Friday, Feb. 5 to show your support for National Go Red For Women Day and take advantage of free heart-healthy activities that Upstate Medical University’s Go Red committee has planned, including exercise and dance classes, a “reduce your stress” activity and health screenings.

February 3, 2016
Bone marrow donor drive at Weiskotten Hall to help patients at Upstate
Upstate Medical University students participate in bone marrow drive to help patients at Upstate University Hospital. A quick swab of the cheek places you on the bone marrow donor registry. A bone marrow transplant is a life-saving treatment for people with leukemia, lymphoma and many other diseases.

February 2, 2016
Author of NYT’s bestseller “Black Man in a White Coat” Damon Tweedy to speak Feb 10 as part of Upstate’s Black History Month Celebration
Tweedy’s lectures will be held Wednesday, Feb. 10: at noon in 9295 Weiskotten Hall and at 5 p.m., in 1159 Weiskotten Hall. Free tickets to Tweedy’s lectures are available in the Office of Multicultural Affairs or call 464-8855.

News Archives of January 2016

January 25, 2016
Upstate awarded SUNY grant to bring precision medicine to cancer care
Precision medicine is the foundation of the SUNY Institute for Precision Cancer Research, Education and Care, a new initiative of Upstate, SUNY Oswego, ESF and OCC.

January 21, 2016
Upstate University Hospital performed more kidney transplants in 2015 than ever before
The transplant team hopes to continue the success and enhance the program with more living donor transplants and new transplant services.

January 20, 2016
Patients with broken jaws may also have concussions, Upstate study finds
Upstate experts author paper published in Facial Plastic Surgery, a publication of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

January 19, 2016
First of its kind robotic-assisted surgery makes cover of Urology
Physicians at Upstate Medical University highlight complex case involving nephrectomy, thrombectomy and lymph node removal with robotic assistance in Urology.

January 14, 2016
Snow at Weiskotten Hall
January snowfall blankets the courtyard of Upstate Medical University’s Weiskotten Hall.

January 14, 2016
Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP, begins first day as Upstate Medical University’s new president
Laraque-Arena previously served as chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and vice president of Maimonides Infants and Children's Hospital of Brooklyn.

January 8, 2016
Congressman Katko pays tribute to President Eastwood in Washington, D.C.
Congressman Katko paid tribute to the career of retiring Upstate Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, MD, in Washington Jan. 8.

January 7, 2016
College of Nursing to hold open house Jan. 13
Time is right to consider adding additional credentials as, with the advent of health care reform, nurses with advanced degrees are playing greater roles in clinical practice, officials say.

January 5, 2016
Winter has finally made an appearance
Winter has finally made an appearance at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital and while there is not too much snow, it is cold! Let the countdown to Spring begin.

January 4, 2016
Paige’s Butterfly Run raises $240,000 for pediatric cancer research, patient programs
The run had more than 5,000 attendees this year and has raised more than $2 million to support cancer research and care at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.

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