News Archives of June 2003

June 17, 2003
Pulitzer-winning author and Newsday reporter to speak on the collapse of global public health June 19 at SUNY Upstate
Laurie Garrett, author of The New York Times bestseller “The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance,” and the only author ever to win a Peabody, Polk, and Pulitzer, will present a public lecture Thursday, June 19, at 8:30 a.m. at the Weiskotten Hall Medical Alumni Auditorium, 766 Irving Avenue on [...]

June 17, 2003
Priscilla Worral, Ph.D., R.N., of SUNY Upstate to present at international nursing conference
Priscilla Worral, Ph.D., R.N., of SUNY Upstate Medical University, will present her paper “Traveling Posters: Communicating at the ?Coal Face’” July 9, at the International Evidence-Based Practice Pre Conference in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Worral’s paper will highlight efforts of staff RN members of University Hospital’s Nursing Research Council (NRC) to increase the [...]

June 16, 2003
Lectureship at SUNY Upstate honors longtime dermatology professor
The Fuad S. Farah Endowed Lectureship in Dermatology and Immunology has been established at SUNY Upstate Medical University to honor the longtime faculty member and section chief. Since joining SUNY Upstate in 1976, Fuad Farah, M.D., has served on numerous university committees, and taught and trained hundreds of medical students and residents. Farah’s research into [...]

June 15, 2003
SUNY Upstate cited for commitment to youth
SUNY Upstate Medical University, its College of Health Professions and SUNY Upstate’s Kevin Neville and Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D., received special recognition from Partners for Education and Business Inc. at the organization’s annual Breakfast Awards Meeting, held May 13 at LeMoyne College. SUNY Upstate Medical University and its College of Health Professions received 2003 Recognition Awards for [...]

June 15, 2003
CNY Children’s Miracle Network Broadcast raises $33,000
Central New Yorkers donated $33,000 in cash and pledges during the CNY Children’s Miracle Network Broadcast June 1, bringing the mid-year total of the 2003 CNY Children’s Miracle Network campaign to $759,237. All proceeds from the CNY Children’s Miracle Network campaign, presented by SUNY Upstate Medical University Foundation, benefit children who receive care at [...]

June 10, 2003
Ernest Scalzetti, M.D., named endowed professor at SUNY Upstate
Manlius resident Ernest M. Scalzetti, M.D., has been named the E. Robert Heitzman, M.D., Endowed Professor of Radiological Research in the Department of Radiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Scalzetti earned a doctor of medicine degree cum laude in 1986 from the SUNY Upstate and his bachelor’s degree in 1982 from LeMoyne College. Scalzetti completed [...]

June 9, 2003
New radiation treatment for early stage breast cancer now available at University Hospital
A new radiation treatment for women with early stage breast cancer that significantly reduces the course of therapy from six weeks to five days is now offered at University Hospital. The therapy, called MammoSite Radiation Therapy System, is a minimally invasive method of delivering a prescribed dose of radiation after lumpectomy surgery for breast cancer. [...]

June 2, 2003
Medical advances in neuroprotection featured at June 21 Parkinson’s conference
Medical experts will discuss recent advances in neuroprotection at the 4th annual Parkinson’s Disease Conference Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on Electronics Parkway in Liverpool. This is an educational forum for patients and caregivers. Co-hosts will be the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at SUNY Upstate Medical [...]

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