News Archives of April 2002
April 28, 2002
University Health Care Manlius offers Pilates exercise program for injury prevention and rehabilitation
Pilates, the popular exercise method used by dancers and athletes for years, is now part of a rehabilitation program at University Hospital’s Manlius satellite.
University Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University Health Care Manlius (UHCM) has added a Pilates program to assist individuals in injury prevention and rehabilitation, as well as general fitness. The Pilates [...]
April 25, 2002
University Hospital’s HealthLink presents free nursing forums
Massage therapy and sexuality in the oncology patient, advances in treating stroke and providing care for the trauma patient are among topics to be addressed at University Hospital HealthLink nursing forums. All forums are free, offer continuing education units and are held in the Oasis complex on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall just inside [...]
April 25, 2002
SUNY Upstate Medical University to survey Madison County health care professionals on email and Internet use
A team of researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University will survey more than 500 Madison County health care professionals to see whether email and the Internet are tools of their trade.
The CAIR survey (Caregiver Access to Information Resources) will be conducted by researchers at SUNY Upstate’s Health Sciences Library led by Diane Davis, head of [...]
April 23, 2002
Miracle Ride and barbecue to benefit Children’s Miracle Network May 19
Central New Yorkers are invited to attend the Eighth Annual Miracle Ride and Barbecue Sunday, May 19, rain or shine, at the Spinning Wheel Restaurant, 7384 Thompson Road, North Syracuse. All proceeds benefit the CNY Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) in support of pediatric services at University and Crouse hospitals.
The event includes a motorcycle ride around [...]
April 22, 2002
Physician who oversaw Sept. 11 Pentagon rescue operation to speak at SUNY Upstate Medical University April 26
Thom A. Mayer, M.D., who served as duty command physician of the rescue operation at the Pentagon Sept. 11, will present “Report from Ground Zero: The Pentagon on 09/11/01″ and “The Inhalation Anthrax Wars” Friday, April 26 at 9 a.m. at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center, 801 University Ave. The presentation is [...]
April 18, 2002
Deborah Baxter named institutional compliance officer for faculty practice plan at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Deborah L. Baxter has been named institutional compliance officer for the faculty practice plan for University Medical Associates at Syracuse Inc. The faculty practice plan comprises the practices of 18 clinical departments at the College of Medicine and includes about 380 clinical physician faculty.
In her new post, Baxter will identify faculty practice functions and business [...]
April 11, 2002
Delegation of Russian physicians to tour SUNY Upstate April 17
Nine Russian medical doctors and a psychologist will get a close-up look at American medicine, medical education and research during a visit to SUNY Upstate Medical University Wednesday, April 17.
During the visit the delegation will learn firsthand about treatments for diabetes, asthma, observe pediatric care, examine various research projects under way at the Institute for [...]
April 11, 2002
Chief of pediatric surgery at Yale University School of Medicine to deliver Pickett Lecture at SUNY Upstate April 17
Robert J. Touloukian, M.D., chief of pediatric surgery at Yale University School of Medicine, will deliver the first annual Pickett Lecture in Pediatric Surgery April 17 at 8 a.m. in 2231 Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave, Syracuse. Touloukoan’s lecture, titled “Progress (or Not) in the Management of Short Bowel Syndrome in Infancy and Childhood,” is [...]
April 8, 2002
SUNY Upstate to hold cadaver memorial service April 11
SUNY Upstate Medical University will hold a special memorial service April 11 for those who have donated their bodies to help in the education of medical and physical therapy students.
The service is planned and conducted by SUNY Upstate students to express their appreciation for the opportunity to learn about the human body. It will be [...]
April 7, 2002
University Hospital’s HealthLink presents free health seminars in April
Injury prevention in adolescent athletes, organ donation and herbal remedies are among topics to be addressed at University Hospital HealthLink seminars this month. All seminars are free, open to the public and held in the Oasis complex on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall just inside the Kauffman’s entrance. To register for any seminar, call [...]