News Archives of May 2003

May 29, 2003
Institute for Cardiovascular Research opens at SUNY Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University, already recognized as a leader in the study of cardiac arrhythmias, is poised to become one of the leading centers worldwide in all areas of cardiovascular research with the opening of its new Institute for Cardiovascular Research (ICR) June 1. The institute comprises 10,000 square feet and is located on the sixth [...]

May 26, 2003
More than 550 cancer survivors and their families to attend National Cancer Survivors Day June 8
More than 550 cancer survivors and their families are expected to attend the National Cancer Survivors Day celebration Sunday, June 8 at the Holiday Inn, Liverpool, Electronics Parkway. The event, which runs from 1 to 4 p.m., will feature a buffet lunch and a performance by Big Caddy and The Eldorados. The event, sponsored by [...]

May 26, 2003
CNY Children’s Miracle Network to benefit from Bon Ton fundraiser
Bon Ton Department stores will begin its “Care to Share” campaign June 1 to benefit the CNY Children’s Miracle Network. The campaign invites Central New Yorkers to purchase a $5 coupon book that includes discounts of 10 to 40 percent off on most purchaes within the stores, redeemable June 11 during Bon Ton’s Coupon Day. The coupon [...]

May 19, 2003
Roy Guharoy of SUNY Upstate receives Preceptor of the Year award from Wilkes University
Roy Guharoy, director of pharmacy services at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been named Preceptor of the Year by students at the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Guharoy has served as a volunteer preceptor at Wilkes since 1999. As a preceptor, he teaches Wilkes students during their annual visit [...]

May 15, 2003
Conference examines issues of caring for Alzheimer’s patients June 5
As more and more Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, family members, mostly sons and daughters, are finding themselves in the role of caregiver. The emotional and physical strain as well as the anxiety of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease will be examined along with other issues at a SUNY Upstate [...]

May 13, 2003
McCabe named to American Board of Medical Specialties
John McCabe, M.D., professor of emergency medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been elected to the executive committee of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). The ABMS is the umbrella organization for the 24 approved medical specialty boards in the United States. The ABMS coordinates the activities of its member boards and provides [...]

May 12, 2003
Women are failing to be tested for weak bones, says osteoporosis prevention program director
The regional director of the state’s osteoporosis prevention program believes not enough women are being tested for osteoporosis. And those who are, may not be tested with most appropriate measurement for bone density. Arnold Moses, M.D., regional director of the New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program and director of the Metabolic Bone Disease Center at [...]

May 12, 2003
Paige’s Butterfly Run set for May 31
Hundreds of walkers and runners will meet at Palmer Elementary School on Hicks Road in Baldwinsville to participate in the Seventh Annual Paige’s Butterfly Run Saturday, May 31 to benefit University Hospital’s Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders and the Paige Yeomans Arnold Memorial Scholarship Fund at Baldwinsville High School. The event, affiliated [...]

May 12, 2003
OASIS celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day May 28 at ShoppingTown Mall
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, OASIS will host a day of interactive health classes Wednesday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the OASIS headquarters located in the lower level of ShoppingTown Mall in DeWitt. The event is free and open to people aged 50 [...]

May 12, 2003
Upstate Medical University Foundation and WIXT to air Children’s Miracle Network Broadcast June 1
Children take center stage when Upstate Medical University Foundation presents the annual Central New York Children’s Miracle Network Broadcast Sunday, June 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on WIXT NewsChannel 9. The broadcast caps a year of community fundraising to benefit children who receive care at University Hospital. It also spotlights the newest [...]

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