News Archives of October 1999

October 25, 1999
Conference to Highlight Latest Information on Lead Poisoning in Children, Adults and Ways to Combat the Problem Oct. 27, 28
A significant health concern for both children and adults, lead poisoning will be the topic of a two-day conference in Syracuse this week. “The Second Syracuse Lead Conference,” sponsored by the State University of New York Health Science Center, will be held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Hotel Syracuse Radisson Plaza. Experts from the [...]

October 21, 1999
Indoor Air Quality Expert to Address Area Businesses, Institutions Oct. 29
James McGrath, Ph.D., an internationally known scientist recognized for his work on the health effects of poor indoor air quality, will present “Particulate Matter: Health Science and Regulation” Friday, Oct. 29 at the State University of New York Health Science Center. The lecture will run from 1 to 2 p.m. and take place in [...]

October 17, 1999
Medical Myths Debunked at University Hospital’s Women’s Health Forum Nov. 6
University Hospital physicians will debunk the medical myths surrounding women’s health issues in a Women’s Health Forum on “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You” Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Carousel Center Skydeck. Registration fee is $15, which includes a Continental breakfast and coffee break. To register, call [...]

October 17, 1999
David H. Northrup Jr. named to Health Science Center Council
David H. Northrup Jr., partner and vice chairman of Univisions Communications Group, a Syracuse-based communications company, has been appointed by Gov. George Pataki to the Health Science Center Council. Northrup will serve until June 30, 2005. The Health Science Center Council is an advisory board to the Health Science Center president, Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D. [...]

October 17, 1999
SUNY Health Science Center Receives $8,000 Contribution from the Onondaga County Medical Society Alliance
The State University of New York Health Science Center has received a contribution of $8,246.51 from the Onondaga County Medical Society Alliance. The money, contributed through the American Medical Association Foundation, will go to support the educational needs of students in the Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. “The alliance’s concern for the future [...]

October 14, 1999
University Hospital Hosts Cancer in the Classroom Conference Nov. 3
When and how do parents inform the child’s teacher that he or she has cancer? Should schools tell students that one of their peers has cancer? How do students with cancer cope with the often long and stressful absences from school during illness and treatment? Experts from University Hospital’s Center for Children’s [...]

October 4, 1999
SUNY Health Science Center Holds its Medical Alumni Reunion Oct. 15 and 16
Alumni of the SUNY Health Science Center’s College of Medicine–from class years ending in 4 and 9–will return to campus Oct. 15 and 16 for two days of activities, including an address by George D. Lundberg, M.D., former editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association, and an alumni awards ceremony. “Reunion is a [...]

October 3, 1999
Former JAMA Editor to Deliver Weiskotten Lecture on Medical Editing Oct. 15
George D. Lundberg, M.D., former editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), will speak on “The Ethics of Medical Editing” Friday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. in Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 744 Irving Avenue. The lecture, sponsored by the State University of New York Health Science Center, is free [...]

October 3, 1999
Symposium to Address Ethics of Assisted Reproduction Oct. 13 at SUNY Health Science Center
Advances in fertility technology have forever changed the way we look at childbearing. Scientific breakthroughs also have created ethical issues including multiple births of fragile children, the cost of treatment, and changing views of parenthood. The State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse will examine this topic at its Ethics Symposium [...]

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