News Archives of March 2002

March 25, 2002
Nienke Dosa, M.D., named assistant professor of pediatrics and will serve as medical director of SUNY Upstate’s Spina Bifida Center
Nienke Dosa, M.D., has been named assistant professor of developmental pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University and medical director of SUNY Upstate’s Spina Bifida Center. SUNY Upstate’s Spina Bifida Center provides a comprehensive medical and surgical care to children and adults with Spina Bifida and similar disabilities throughout 26 counties in central and northern New York. [...]

March 20, 2002
SUNY Upstate Medical University students get matched with residency programs on nationwide Match Day
At noon Thursday, March 21, 149 fourth-year students from SUNY Upstate Medical University’s College of Medicine joined 14,336 graduating medical students from across the country in learning where they will spend their first year of training (or residency) in their chosen specialty. This annual rite of passage, known as Match Day, was established in 1952 by [...]

March 18, 2002
SUNY Upstate publishes community mental health guide on how to confront psychological impact of terrorism
SUNY Upstate Medical University has published a guide on how the mental health community can be better prepared to address the psychological fallout of terrorism. “Too often, mental health issues and concerns are not addressed in local disaster plans; we’re not as prepared as the life safety and law enforcement communities,” said the guide’s author, Frederick [...]

March 17, 2002
Vintastic to benefit University Hospital women’s health services April 12
Upstate Medical University Foundation will present Vintastic, a wine-sampling benefit for University Hospital’s women’s health services Friday, April 12 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Avenue, Syracuse. The event features more than 200 fine wines from Australia, Italy, Chile, Portugal, Spain, France, New Zealand, Washington, California, Oregon, and New [...]

March 13, 2002
Local activities highlight Poison Prevention Week March 17 to 23
Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll and County Executive Nicholas Pirro will sign a proclamation Thursday, March 21 acknowledging the third week in March as Poison Prevention Week. The 10 a.m. ceremony, to take place in the Mayor’s Office in City Hall, will feature a performance by Cathedral School students who will sign the jingle for the [...]

March 10, 2002
University Hospital’s HealthLink program presents free health seminars
Upcoming seminar schedule is as follows: March 14 from 1 to 2 p.m. “Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).” University Hospital experts will discuss the importance of testing for GERD and the equipment used to perform an endoscopic exam of the stomach and esophagus. March 15 from 2 to 3 p.m. “Making Food Labels Work for You.” [...]

March 10, 2002
Guharoy named fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology
Roy Guharoy, Pharm. D., director of pharmacy services at University Hospital, has been named a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (AACP). Guharoy also serves as associate professor and associate chief of the section of clinical pharmacology. The rank of fellow is the highest honor offered by AACP. Fellows must have evidence of extensive [...]

March 10, 2002
County correctional facility nurses to receive bioethics training
Onondaga County Health Department nurses serving inmates at the Justice Center and the Onondaga County Correctional Facility at Jamesville will undergo six hours of bioethics training. The program is designed by the Institute for Ethics in Health Care (IEHC) and funded by a $5,950 grant from the Central New York Community Foundation. “These nurses serve a [...]

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