News Archives of June 2001

June 25, 2001
University Hospital/Kaufmann’s OASIS center to open in ShoppingTown Mall in June
OASIS, an affiliate of the national adult education organization The OASIS Institute, will open in ShoppingTown Mall in DeWitt at the end of June, offering its members a full complement of classes, special events and volunteer opportunities. “Our new spacious, well-equipped center will allow us to schedule and present an extensive array of courses,” said Lauren [...]

June 25, 2001
OASIS’ HealthStages curriculum focuses on mind, body and spirit
The OASIS Center invites Central New Yorkers aged 55 years and older to participate in its HealthStages curriculum. HealthStages is the umbrella title of the organization’s health and wellness programs. According to HealthStages Administrator Jacqueline Jackson-Young, HealthStages provides opportunities for and support to older adults who wish to maintain their current level of health and develop [...]

June 25, 2001
OASIS announces staff for new center
Jacqueline Jackson-Young, RN, and Marilyn Sharron, CSW, have joined the staff of the Central New York’s OASIS center, an affiliate of the national adult education program The OASIS Institute. OASIS is sponsored locally by University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University and Kaufmann’s Department Store, a division of the May Department Stores Company. Marilyn Sharron: A [...]

June 25, 2001
New York Times-bestselling author and OASIS Institute founder to speak at grand opening of the OASIS center June 26
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., author of the New York Times bestseller “Real Age: Are You As Young As You Can Be?” and Marylen Mann and Sanford Zimmerman of The OASIS Institute, will speak at the by- invitation-only grand opening celebration of the OASIS Center Tuesday, June 26. Located in the lower level of ShoppingTown Mall [...]

June 24, 2001
93Q’s ‘Ted and Amy’ receive Community Appreciation Award from Advocates for Upstate Medical University
93Q’s Ted Long and Amy Robbins have received the Community Appreciation Award from Advocates for Upstate Medical University at the organization’s annual luncheon meeting recently held at the Lafayette Golf and Country Club. Long of Baldwinsville and Robbins of Cicero received the award for creating greater community awareness and support of Advocate initiatives, particularly the WHALE [...]

June 24, 2001
Advocates for Upstate Medical University awarded the Anna Williams Oberlander Memorial Achievement Cup
Advocates for Upstate Medical University has received the Anna Williams Oberlander Memorial Achievement Cup for its success in presenting the CNY Design a Dream Doll contest to the the children of Central New York. The Oberlander Cup is given by the Syracuse Federation of Women’s Clubs (SFWC). The CNY Design a Dream Doll contest, presented last [...]

June 21, 2001
CNY Poison Control Center to take calls from Hudson Valley residents
The Central New York Poison Control Center (CNYPCC) will temporarily handle poison emergency calls from residents who used to contact the Hudson Valley Poison Center. A disagreement over the termination of the director of the Hudson Valley Poison Center, based at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, led to a walkout by posion center staff and effectively shut [...]

June 11, 2001
Home monitoring and telemedicine shows promise in lowering blood pressure, finds SUNY Upstate study
Patients who monitored their blood pressure from home with automatic transmission of this information to their doctors were able to lower their blood pressure while those who were treated for hypertension under usual care saw their blood pressure worsen, according to a study by researchers at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. The [...]

June 7, 2001
Auxiliary changes its name to Advocates for Upstate Medical University
After nearly 100 years in existence, Upstate Medical University’s volunteer membership organization has replaced the word “auxiliary” with “advocates” in its nomenclature. “Our new name

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