News Archives of November 2003

November 24, 2003
SUNY Upstate Gala to benefit Central New York Children’s Hospital
SUNY Upstate Medical University will officially kick off its community fundraising campaign for the Central New York Children’s Hospital at its black-tie gala Friday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. at the OnCenter. Co-chairs for the gala are SUNY Upstate Pediatrics Chairman Thomas Welch, M.D., and his wife, Chris, of Jamesville; and Syracuse University [...]

November 24, 2003
SUNY Upstate nurse receives Outstanding Achievement Award from state AIDS Institute
Camillus resident Lyn Stevens, an AIDS-certtified nurse and HIV training coordinator for SUNY Upstate Medical University’s HIV Clinical Education Initiative (CEI), received the first Outstanding Achievement Award from the New York state Department of Health’s AIDS Institute. The award was based on continuity and frequency of on-site trainings at community sites; innovation; and marketing and [...]

November 23, 2003
College of Medicine enrolls class with highest GPA and MCAT scores
The new class of students enrolled in SUNY Upstate Medical University’s College of Medicine possesses the highest grade point average (GPA) and Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores of any class enrolled in the last ten years. The average GPA was 3.64 and the average MCAT for biolgical sciences was 10.03 out of 15. [...]

November 16, 2003
Emergency Medicine chief appointed to head CDC division
Richard Hunt, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been named director of the Division of Injury and Disability Outcomes and Programs in the National Center for Injury Preventions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The division analyzes injuries and their outcomes [...]

November 13, 2003
SUNY Upstate presents annual presentation of faculty research
The public is invited to learn more about the biomedical research initiatives at SUNY Upstate Medical University during at the 17th Annual Charles R. Ross Research Poster Session Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 3, and 4, at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave., Syracuse. The Ross poster session is free and open to [...]

November 13, 2003
Student receives American Respiratory Care Foundation award
Clement Yan, a senior in the Respiratory Care Program in the College of Health Professions at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been named recipient of the Jimmy Young Memorial Education Recognition Award of the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF). Yan was selected for his original paper that explored the relationship between brain function and respiratory function [...]

November 11, 2003
University Hospital’s hyperbaric program receives accreditation
The Hyperbaric Medicine Program at University Hospital has received accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, making it the first accredited hyperbaric oxygen therapy program in New York state and one of 28 accredited programs in the United States. It is the only facility of its type in Central New York. In addition to [...]

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