News Archives of November 1999

November 29, 1999
Health Science Center Gala to be held Dec. 4 will benefit clinical research
The Health Science Center Foundation at Syracuse will present its annual gala event Saturday, Dec. 4 to raise money for programs at the Health Science Center (HSC) and University Hospital. Since the first gala in 1989, the event has raised more than $2 million. Formerly called Dancing in the Woods, this year’s gala [...]

November 28, 1999
Health Science Center Professor Named President of the Onondaga County Medical Society
Colleen E. O’Leary, M.D., associate professor of anesthesiology at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, has been elected president of the Onondaga County Medical Society, a 1,264 member organization. O’Leary received her medical degree from the SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse in 1978 and completed her residency training at St. [...]

November 28, 1999
1993 Nobel Prize Recipient Phillip A. Sharp, Ph.D, to Deliver Health Science Center’s Charles R. Ross Lecture Dec. 16
1993 Nobel Prize winner Phillip A. Sharp, Ph.D, will deliver the Charles R. Ross Lecture at the Health Science Center at Syracuse, Thursday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving. Sharp’s landmark discovery of RNA splicing in 1977 led to a better understanding of the genetic [...]

November 23, 1999
Health Science Center hosts Healthy Heart Seminar Dec. 4
Cardiologists and others at the State University of New York Health Science Center and University Hospital will offer insight into how one can maintain a healthy heart during the “Healthy Heart Seminar” Saturday, Dec. 4. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon in Medical Alumni [...]

November 22, 1999
Holiday concert to benefit University Hospital’s CARE Program Dec. 3
Some of the area’s most popular entertainers will perform at “Sounds of the Season,” a holiday concert to be held at the Syracuse Area Landmark Theatre Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. 570-WSYR is sponsoring the event for the second consecutive year to benefit University Hospital’s CARE (Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation) Program. Among [...]

November 21, 1999
Syracuse Crunch players and Moses DeWitt Elementary School children help kick off communitywide “Design a Dream Doll” contest
Syracuse Crunch hockey players joined children from Moses DeWitt Elementary School in officially kicking-off an exciting “Design a Dream Doll” contest geared for Central New York girls and boys aged 7 through 12. The contest, presented by the Auxiliary to the Health Science Center at Syracuse in partnership with the Syracuse Crunch Hockey Club [...]

November 16, 1999
Pediatric Transport Team at University Hospital Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Appeal for More Nurses
The pediatric transport team at University Hospital–the only such team in the 17-county central New York region–is celebrating its fifth anniversary with an appeal for more nurses. Since its inception in 1994, the team has transported more than 500 pediatric patients to University Hospital. Last month, the team made 14 trips to area hospitals. “We’re [...]

November 14, 1999
$20 Million Renovation of Health Science Center’s Weiskotten Hall is Under Way
Work has begun on a $20 million renovation project of Weiskotten Hall, home of many of the SUNY Health Science Center faculty and administrative offices and research labs. The project will create larger medical research laboratories and office spaces of contemporary design as well as upgrade core services including heating, ventilating and air conditioning. [...]

November 8, 1999
SUNY Health Science Center Wins $975,000 Federal Contract to Develop Statewide Emergency Notification Plan
The State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse has signed a 3-year $975,000 contract with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Intelligent Transportation Systems Program to develop a statewide emergency notification plan that could drastically reduce emergency response time to traffic crashes, especially in rural areas. Federal statistics show that in [...]

November 2, 1999
Jerry Mathers, TV’s Beaver Cleaver, to Speak at Diabetes Conference Nov. 20
Jerry Mathers, who portrayed Beaver Cleaver in the 1950s television serial “Leave It to Beaver,” will speak about his struggle with diabetes at a conference on “Taking Control of Your Diabetes” Saturday, Nov. 20 at the OnCenter. The conference is sponsored by the Joslin Center for Diabetes at University Hospital of the State University [...]

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