News Archives of January 2015

January 20, 2015
Upstate University Hospital earns Comprehensive Stroke Center designation by national healthcare accrediting agency
Upstate is only hospital in CNY to receive this designation.

January 20, 2015
Donna Bacchi talks about tracking your fitness with News Channel 9
Donna Bacchi, MD, MPH, director of the Central New York Master of Public Health program at Upstate Medical University, talked with Caitlin Nuclo and Jim Kearns from News Channel 9 Jan. 21 about the benefits of tracking your fitness efforts with devices like the Fitbit, or with something as simple as a pedometer. Even without 100 percent accuracy, there are many benefits. To see the story, visit

January 16, 2015
Upstate’s Women’s Imaging Department named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Upstate's Women's Imaging sought and earned full accreditation from the American College of Radiology in all of their accreditation programs.

January 15, 2015
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development funds molecular study at Upstate
Francesca Pignoni, PhD, leads the study awarded $161,000 in funding that could have a significant impact on stem cell research, developmental biology and the study of human diseases.

January 15, 2015
Bellevue Hospital critical care chief visits Upstate to discuss Ebola preparedness
Laura Evans, M.D., right, director of critical care at Bellevue Hospital and the physician charged with leading the Ebola team at Bellevue, made a special visit to Upstate Jan. 9.

January 15, 2015
OASIS offers hundreds of enrichment opportunities in winter, spring programs
OASIS provides learning and social activities to those 50 years of age and older here in central New York.

January 15, 2015
CNYMPH student project empowers Syracuse refugees
Rozlynn Jakes-Johnson, a student in Upstate Medical University’s Master of Public Health program, introduces refugees who participated in her PhotoVoice project.  Armed with cameras, the refugees, most living on the North Side of Syracuse, took photos aimed at capturing three elements in their daily lives—community, connection and belonging.  The photographers then offered their views on [...]

January 9, 2015
Donated artwork now on display at the Community Campus
This painting, “Cosmic Symphony,” is a wonderful and welcoming addition to this facility and will certainly engage visitors for years to come, said an Upstate Foundation official.

January 8, 2015
Breast Health and Breastfeeding Medicine division opens at Upstate
In addition to a focus on breast health and lactation support, new division will address patients at high risk for breast cancer.

January 6, 2015
CNY Master of Public Health student project empowers Syracuse refugees
PhotoVoice highlights the voices of disadvantaged populations through photography.

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