News Archives of January 2002

January 30, 2002
SUNY Upstate celebrates Black History Month with public events
SUNY Upstate Medical University will host free events open to the public in February in celebrate Black History Month. Opening ceremonies will be held Friday, Feb. 8, beginning at 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Campus Activities Building, 155 Elizabeth Blackwell St. Presenters include Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY Upstate; Hugh Bonner, Ph.D., [...]

January 29, 2002
Dr. Perri Klass author of ‘Love and Modern Medicine,’ to speak at SUNY Upstate Feb. 6
Perri Klass, M.D., a pediatrician and author of the O. Henry Award-winning book “Love and Modern Medicine” will present “Women in Medicine: Voices, Stories, Jokes, and Legends,” Wednesday, Feb. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave. The event, sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University, is [...]

January 27, 2002
SUNY Upstate’s orthopedics surgery department awarded $2.7 million in grants
Six faculty members of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University have been awarded $2.7 million to fund research on a variety of topics related to the musculoskeletal system. Most of the research will be conducted in Upstate’s Institute for Human Performance. “The grants signify the stature of our faculty and research program [...]

January 27, 2002
University Hospital wins accreditation from Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
University Hospital has achieved accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO) as a result of its demonstrated compliance with JCAHO’s national recognized health care standards. In the survey conducted last November, University Hospital was awarded a three-year accreditation with a score of 93 out of 100, the highest of all Syracuse hospitals, [...]

January 22, 2002
Fourth Annual SUNY Upstate Skins Game slated for June is canceled
The Fourth Annual SUNY Upstate Skins Game slated for June 18 at the Lafayette Golf and Country Club has been canceled, SUNY Upstate officials announced today. “We were unable to secure the sponsorships that made this such a marvelous event for all of Central New York,” said Eileen Pezzi, SUNY Upstate vice president for development. Pezzi said [...]

January 16, 2002
SUNY Upstate Medical University studies benefits of providing psychiatric care via telemedicine technology
Inmates in need of psychiatric care in the Franklin County Jail in Malone are being examined by a physician at SUNY Upstate Medical University 180 miles away in Syracuse as part of a study measuring the feasibility of providing psychiatric care using video conferencing equipment. “We’re interested in finding out how effective telepsychiatry is in improving [...]

January 13, 2002
Bioterrorism and how children react to traumatic events is focus of University Hospital’s HealthLink program Jan. 19
The threat of bioterrorism and how children react to traumatic events will be the focus of University Hospital’s HealthLink seminar, titled “Fall 2001: Can We Take Back The Controls?” Saturday, Jan. 19. The presentation will be held in the Oasis complex on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall just inside the Kauffman’s entrance. Registration is $10; [...]

January 6, 2002
University Hospital’s HealthLink program presents free health seminars
Weight loss and herbal medications are the topics to be addressed during two University Hospital HealthLink seminars to be held this month. Both seminars are free and open to the public and are held in the Oasis complex on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall just inside the Kauffman’s entrance. To register for any seminar, [...]

January 3, 2002
Crouse and Upstate set up steering committee
Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY Upstate Medical University, L. Richard Oliker, Ph.D., chairman of the board at Crouse Hospital, and Syracuse University Chancellor Kenneth Shaw, Ph.D., chairman of the Metropolitan Development Association’s Healthcare & Educational Services Committee, issued the following announcement today: “SUNY Upstate Medical University and Crouse Hospital have had a long standing [...]

January 1, 2002
University Hospital physician named fellow of the American College of Surgeons
University Hospital physician Nabeel El-amir, M.D., of Fayetteville has been named a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. El-amir, who received his medical degree in 1989 from SUNY Upstate Medical University Center, is a thoracic surgeon and an assistant professor of surgery at SUNY Upstate. In 1998 El-amir attained board certification from the American Board of [...]

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