News Archives of December 2001

December 20, 2001
Oswego surgeon named to Upstate Medical University Council
Oswego surgeon James I. Boles has been appointed by New York Gov. George Pataki to the SUNY Upstate Medical University Council. Boles will serve until June 20, 2004. He succeeds Margo Northrup, who has resigned from the council. The Upstate Medical University Council is an advisory board to SUNY Upstate Medical University President Gregory L. Eastwood, [...]

December 16, 2001
SUNY Upstate program hopes to change medical student stereotypes about the elderly
A new program at SUNY Upstate Medical University hopes to change stereotypes about the elderly, while providing medical students with their first substantive patient contact experience. The first year of the program, called LinkAges, pairs first-year medical students with healthy senior citizens for a series of health assessments and nutrition and blood pressure screenings. The program, [...]

December 13, 2001
Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund awards $150,000 to SUNY Upstate Medical University
The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund has awarded three grants totaling $150,000 to SUNY Upstate Medical University. These are the first grant awards to be made by the fund to SUNY Upstate. Previously, the fund has supported research at SUNY Stonybrook in Stonybrook, N.Y. The grants are made in memory of three Camillus, N.Y., women [...]

December 10, 2001
SUNY Upstate researchers find milk thistle extract may hold the key to developing effective herb-based treatments for neurological disorders
An extract from milk thistle, an herb long used in European folk medicine as a liver tonic, shows the ability to boost both the immune and nervous systems at the same time. If these findings found in a laboratory setting prove correct in human trials, then researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University may have found [...]

December 7, 2001
Pro golfer John Daly to return for Fourth Annual Upstate Skins Game to benefit Upstate Medical University June 18
John Daly, one the PGA Tours longest hitters, will return to Central New York to participate in the Fourth Annual Upstate Skins Game to benefit SUNY Upstate Medical University. The charity event will be held Tuesday, June 18 at Lafayette Golf & Country Club in Jamesville. Daly will be joined by PGA Tour veteran Ed Fiori. [...]

December 6, 2001
Week-long national exhibition of cadaver dissection photos to open at SUNY Upstate Dec. 10
“Anatomy of Anatomy,” a traveling exhibition of text and photography based on the critically acclaimed book of the same name by photojournalist Meryl Levin, will be on display at SUNY Upstate Medical University from Dec. 10 through 17. The exhibition is in the Health Sciences Library in Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave. The library is [...]

December 4, 2001
University Hospital rededicates its Inter Faith Chapel Dec. 12
University Hospital’s Inter Faith Chapel will be rededicated in a ceremony Dec. 12. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel, which is located on the first floor of the hospital. The ceremony will include prayers, readings and remarks as well as acknowledgements of those who have supported the chapel throughout the years. University [...]

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