News Archives of September 2000

September 28, 2000
Clark Burn Center at University Hospital to hold Open House Oct. 11
Last year, more than 1,600 victims of burns, frostbite, smoke inhalation injury, and other related disorders received care through the Clark Burn Center at University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University. Central New Yorkers are invited to take an “inside look” at the technology used to treat burn victims and to meet the professionals who provide [...]

September 13, 2000
Doctors Without Borders volunteer to speak Sept. 22
Michael E. Kimerling, a volunteer physician from the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize winning Doctors Without Borders will deliver SUNY Upstate Medical University’s 46th Annual Weiskotten Lecture, Friday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. in the Weiskotten Hall’s Medical Alumni Auditorium, 766 Irving Avenue, Syracuse. The lecture, free and open to the public, serves as the kickoff [...]

September 13, 2000
Noted therapist Dr. Ruth to speak in Syracuse Oct. 3
Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a psychosexual therapist who helped pioneer the field of media psychology, will present “An Evening with Dr. Ruth” Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the Hotel Syracuse/Radisson Plaza, 500 South Warren St. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in the Imperial Ballroom. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30 and are available at [...]

September 10, 2000
‘Let’s Not Meet By Accident’ program receives $31,000 grant
University Hospital’s “Let’s Not Meet By Accident” program has been awarded a $31,000 grant from the New York State Department of Health to continue its efforts to educate teen-age drivers about the grim reality of drinking and driving. Studies show that teen drivers have a higher risk of fatal crashes than older drivers at all alcohol [...]

September 10, 2000
Retired surgeon gives SUNY Upstate largest gift ever
Lloyd S. Rogers, M.D., the first full-time faculty member in the department of surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University, is giving $550,000 to the College of Medicine at Upstate Medical University. This is the largest gift ever given to Upstate from a single individual. The announcement of the gift was made Sept. 9 during the unveiling [...]

September 6, 2000
Candlelight vigil salutes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Sept. 15
Survivors of childhood cancer, their parents and supporters will participate in a candlelight vigil Friday, Sept. 15 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby at University Hospital, 750 East Adams Street. The purpose of the vigil is to recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, to focus attention on the need for research, to honor the [...]

September 6, 2000
Gregory W. Fink, M.D. joins department of surgery at University Hospital
Gregory W. Fink, M.D., has joined the staff of the department of surgery at University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University as assistant professor of surgery in the cardiothoracic surgery division. Fink received his bachelor’s degree at Bucknell University and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His general surgery residency was completed at the University [...]

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