News Archives of May 2000

May 24, 2000
Genetic breakthroughs and preventing medical errors through technology will be examined at Fourth Annual Healthcare Marketplace June 13 and 14. CEO of Dr., former editor of New England Journal of Medicine and New York State Medical Society p
How technology can be used to prevent medical errors and the latest on genetic breakthroughs are among the issues to be examined at the Fourth Annual Healthcare Marketplace Conference and Expo June 13 and 14 at the OnCenter in Syracuse. The two-day conference will feature, along with dozens of exhibitors, presentations from leaders in all [...]

May 23, 2000
Guharoy of SUNY Upstate Medical University named Pharmacist of the Year
Roy Guharoy, director of Pharmacy Services at University Hospital of the SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been selected by the board of directors of the New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists as the recipient of the 2000 Pfizer New York State health-system “Pharmacist of the Year” award. This award honors individuals who have [...]

May 23, 2000
Elvira Szigeti, dean of the College of Nursing at SUNY Upstate, is elected president of the Council of Deans
Elvira Szigeti, dean of the College of Nursing at SUNY Upstate Medical University, was elected to a two-year term as president of the Council of Deans. The council is comprised of deans from baccalaureate and higher degree colleges and universities in New York state. The deans meet throughout the year to discuss common issues as [...]

May 23, 2000
Children’s Miracle Network Champions Broadcast 2000 to air June 4
A one-day broadcast and more live coverage from University Hospital are a few of the changes in store for this year’s Children’s Miracle Network Champions Broadcast 2000. WIXT News Channel 9 will present the daylong broadcast Sunday, June 4. Representatives from area businesses, corporations, health care facilities, schools and community groups will visit the [...]

May 8, 2000
Shillitoe wins honor for his pioneering research on oral cancers
Edward Shillitoe, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of microbiology and immunology in the College of Medicine at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, has been honored for his pioneering research by the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR). Shillitoe received the IADR’s Experimental Pathology Research Award [...]

May 8, 2000
Meditation retreat at Thornfield Conference Center to feature international meditation expert June 16 to 18
Jose Reissig, Ph.D., a molecular biologist-turned meditation expert, will lead a three-day meditation retreat at the Thornfield Conference Center on Cazenovia Lake June 16 to 18. The retreat, titled “The Sound of Silence, The Joy of Emptiness,” is appropriate for both beginning and experienced meditators. It is sponsored by the Stress Reduction Program of SUNY [...]

May 4, 2000
Area clergy will be briefed on tissue, organ and body donation issues during University Hospital’s annual Clergy Day May 9
Clergy from throughout Onondaga County will be briefed on a host of medical issues, including tissue, organ and body donation during University Hospital’s Seventh Annual Clergy Day Tuesday, May 9 to be held at the Institute for Human Performance 505 Irving Ave., Syracuse. Presentations will run from 8:30 to 11 a.m

April 30, 2000
Neil Holtzman, M.D., a genetic policy analyst, will deliver SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Commencement Address May 21
Neil A. Holtzman, M.D., a leading researcher and genetic policy analyst involved with the national Human Genome Project, will deliver the commencement address at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Commencement Sunday, May 21 at 1 p.m. in the Onondaga County Civic Center’s Crouse Hinds Theater. The 2000 Commencement will honor graduates of SUNY Upstate’s [...]

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