News Archives of October 2002

October 28, 2002
Children with cancer and blood disorders create holiday greeting cards to benefit University Hospital
Holiday greeting cards created by Central New York children who have cancer or a blood disorder will be sold to benefit the Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at University Hospital. This is the seventh consecutive year that patients from the center have designed greeting cards for the fundraiser. Since 1996 more [...]

October 27, 2002
New faculty appointed at SUNY Upstate
The following individuals have been appointed to the faculty at SUNY Upstate Medical University: Amar Goyal, M.D., has been named assistant professor of anesthesiology. Goyal previously worked at Trenton Total Health Care Center in Trenton, Mich. Goyal completed a pain fellowship this year and an anesthesiology residency last year, both at SUNY Upstate. [...]

October 24, 2002
SUNY Upstate conference to examine female mood disorders Oct. 31
Mood disorders across the female life cycle, presented by Lee S. Cohen, M.D., of Harvard Medical School, is one of five topics to be discussed at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Seventh Annual Central New York Psychopharmacology Update Thursday, Oct. 31 from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. Cohen will be joined [...]

October 24, 2002
Symposium on carbon monoxide poisoning Nov. 1
An intense review of carbon monoxide intoxication and the use of carbon monoxide detectors is the focus of a SUNY Upstate Medical University symposium for the medical community Friday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. in 6500 University Hospital, 750 East Adams St., Syracuse. The “Symposium on Carbon Monoxide Intoxication: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemmas” is [...]

October 23, 2002
Discussing Advance Directives with patients is topic of SUNY Upstate’s Nursing Teaching Day Nov. 2
Few people have Advance Directives on file with their physicians, yet many health care providers are now trying to make this discussion a part of medical care. How can they broach the topic to patients in a sensitive and caring manner? This question and others related to Advance Directives will be discussed at SUNY Upstate [...]

October 23, 2002
New York City poison expert to discuss treatments for deadly poisons at SUNY Upstate Conference Oct. 30
Maria Mercurio-Zapalla will deliver the SUNY Upstate Medical University Howard L. Weinberger, M.D., Annual Toxicology Lecture “Why are Poisons Deadly and What are Some Common Treatments” at the Sixth Annual Toxicology Teaching Day Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center, Syracuse. Mercurio-Zapalla is managing director [...]

October 23, 2002
SUNY Upstate’s Emergency Medicine chairman to speak at Advocates luncheon Oct. 30
Richard Hunt, M.D., professor and chair of emergency medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, will present “Are We Prepared For a Major Disaster?” at the fall membership luncheon of the Advocates for Upstate Medical University Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Lafayette Country Club, 4480 Lafayette Road, Jamesville. A reception will be held at 11:30 [...]

October 23, 2002
L. Thomas Wolff, M.D., elected president of the American Board of Family Practice
L. Thomas Wolff, M.D., a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University and a nationally recognized family medicine educator, has been elected president of the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP). ABFP is the national organization that certifies the nation’s family physicians and currently has over [...]

October 21, 2002
SUNY Upstate’s Joslin Diabetes Center to hold 2002 Community Diabetes Forum Nov. 6
The Joslin Diabetes Center of SUNY Upstate Medical University will hold the 2002 Community Diabetes Forum Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel, 801 University Ave. Joslin Diabetes Center speakers include Ruth Weinstock, M.D., Ph.D, the center’s medical director; Gerald Saponara, M.D., podiatrist; and certified diabetes educators Jody Kearns [...]

October 20, 2002
OASIS senior adult educational program to host Open House Oct. 23
Central New Yorkers aged 55 years and older are invited to learn more about the senior adult education program OASIS at “A Taste of OASIS” Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the OASIS storefront located in the lower level of ShoppingTown Mall, DeWitt. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the event will [...]

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