News Archives of May 2016

May 27, 2016
For its stroke care, Upstate University Hospital earns Gold Plus Award and Honor Roll Elite Plus
Awards, from American Heart Association, show that Upstate exceeds quality measures.

May 27, 2016
Two receive SUNY distinguished faculty honors
Upstate's Patricia Kane, PhD, and David Lehman, MD, Pharmd, are awarded SUNY highest faculty rank.

May 19, 2016
Upstate Medical University is tops again at Heart Walk
Upstate fielded biggest team and was top fundraiser Heart Association's annual charity walk/run, held last month. Top fundraiser from Upstate was Patti Warga

May 18, 2016
482 students to receive degrees, certificates at Upstate Medical University Commencent May 22
Speakers and honorary degree recipients are Cleveland Clinic President 'Toby' Cosgrove and Syracuse University Professor and ethicist Samuel Gosovitz.

May 12, 2016
Transplant ladies meet for first time
Jody Adams, RN, right, a nurse at Upstate’s Community Campus, donated her kidney to Victoria Fitzpatrick, after reading about Fitzpatrick’s need for a new kidney from a Facebook post, which showed Fitzpatrick and her infant son. Adams and Fitzpatrick met for the first time May 12, minutes before sharing their compelling story with the local [...]

May 12, 2016
Upstate awarded nearly $200K for Zika virus research
NSF funding will support research into a variety of issues, such as what other mosquitoes might transmit the Zika virus

May 11, 2016
More than 200 expected for Upstate’s EMS Teaching Day May 16
A presentation on the top five poisonings for kids and demonstrations of life-saving techniques for on-scene medical care will highlight event.

May 7, 2016
Upstate supports the Ecuador earthquake relief effort
Upstate research team in earthquake-ravaged country helps raise funds for medical supplies, assists with medical relief effort

May 7, 2016
Upstate celebrates National Nurses and National Hospital weeks
National Hospital and Nurses Week features recognition activities, presentations

May 7, 2016
Sen. Schumer urges more funding for Zika virus research
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer speaks at Upstate Medical University urging passage of $1.9 billion in emergency funding so medical centers like Upstate can begin or continue research on the Zika virus. Upstate is already doing significant research on a several mosquito-borne illnesses. Among the Upstate faculty participating in the May 4 press conference are, from [...]

News Archives of April 2016

April 28, 2016
Upstate creates program to address global health issues in pregnant women and young children
The Global Maternal Child and Pediatric Health Program combines research, clinical trials, education, training in Syracuse and abroad.

April 26, 2016
Medical students teach children to be ‘sun smart’
Medical students in Upstate’s Dermatology Interest Group are sharing their “sun smart” message with hundreds of school kids this month.

April 26, 2016
Fulbright Scholarship sends Upstate professor to France for cancer research
Professor William Kerr will further his cancer research at the Center for Immunology in Marseilles.

April 20, 2016
Upstate launches Presidential Symposium Series to address trends, needs of 21st century
Connected to the Future is a new Presidential Symposium Series designed to bring leading experts to Upstate to address key trends and needs of our century.

April 20, 2016
Dr. Danielle Laraque-Arena installed as president of Upstate Medical University April 15
Dr. Danielle Laraque-Arena was installed as president of Upstate Medical University in an April 15 ceremony that featured remarks from area civic leaders and former colleagues.

April 14, 2016
Inauguration of Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, as president of Upstate is April 15
Presidents from seven colleges and universities, SUNY Trustee Chair Carl McCall and several members of the SUNY Board of Trustees will attend the inauguration of Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP, as Upstate Medical University’s seventh president.

April 8, 2016
Upstate celebrates medical research, clinical initiatives of students
Student Research Day showcases the work of students and their contributions to science and healthcare.

April 7, 2016
Anatomical Gift Program ceremony
Richard O'Neill, PhD, professor of Psychiatry, speaks about his mother at Upstate's Anatomical Gift Program ceremony held April 2 at Hendricks Chapel on the SU campus. O'Neill mother was one of more than 200 donors to be honored in the annual ceremony designed to pay tribute to donors and their family members. Led by Dana Mihaila, MD, PhD, the program director, the event is organized by medical, physician assistant and physical therapy students.

April 7, 2016
Radiation therapy masks transformed into artistic masterpieces for fundraiser April 14
Radiation therapy masks used during cancer treatments that have been transformed into works of art by Central New York artists and art students will be auctioned off Thursday, April 14 to benefit the head and neck cancer fund at the Upstate Cancer Center.

April 4, 2016
Upstate looks at humor, wellness for National Public Health Week through April 8
Tips on eating healthy, exercise and using humor to lead a happier and healthier existence are among the offerings of Public Health Week.

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