News Archives of March 2004

March 29, 2004
Gifford Foundation awards $250,000 grant to children’s hospital project
The Rosamond Gifford Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to the capital campaign for Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. The grant puts the level of funding for the children’s hospital project at $7.5 million. The campaign’s goal is $15 million. “We greatly appreciate the generous support of the Gifford Foundation and [...]

March 29, 2004
Children’s Miracle Network’s Children’s Hospital update to air on WIXT News Channel 9 April 6
“Children’s Miracle Network: Update to the Children’s Hospital,” the second of four Children’s Miracle Network Broadcasts this year will air Tuesday, April 6, from 8 to 8:30 p.m. on WIXT NewsChannel 9. The program will emphasize the importance of having a children’s hospital in Central New York, a University Hospital initiative slated to open in 2007. [...]

March 29, 2004
Gifford Foundation awards $250,000 grant to children’s hospital project
The Rosamond Gifford Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to the capital campaign for Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. The grant puts the level of funding for the children’s hospital project at $7.5 million. The campaign’s goal is $15 million. “We greatly appreciate the generous support of the Gifford Foundation and [...]

March 23, 2004
SUNY Upstate researcher wins grant to study macular degeneration
Robert B. Barlow, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology, neuroscience and physiology and director of the Center for Vision Research of the Department of Ophthalmology at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has received a Senior Scientific Investigator Award of $65,000 from Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Inc. He will use the grant to further his research into [...]

March 23, 2004
Celebrated British columnist and patient advocate to speak at SUNY Upstate March 31
British-born Katharine Whitehorn, a fellow of the Royal Academy of Medicine and the “doyenne of British columnists” who for more than 30 years wrote for the (London) Observer, will present “Different Countries, Different Myths: Perspectives on the Goals of Medicine” Wednesday, March 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten [...]

March 23, 2004
Upstate study on hypnosis and habit cough gets national press
A study on hypnosis and habit cough by Ran Anbar, M.D., professor of pediatrics has appeared in the Journal of Pediatrics (February issue), on Reuters Newswire March 23 and WebMD March 11. Read the Reuters article here

March 22, 2004
SUNY Upstate Medical University employees win awards and national recognition
The following SUNY Upstate Medical University individuals have recently received honors and awards: ? Ellen Havens, R.N., of University Hospital’s Transplant Clinic, was appointed to a two-year term as the Living Donor section leader for the Resource Council of NATCO (North American Transplant Coordinators Organization). Havens lives in Brewerton. ? Leslie Kohman, M.D., has been selected [...]

March 22, 2004
Upstate’s use of Numby highlighted in The Post Standard
Michael Vivlemore, clinical manager for the pediatric emergency room, and nurse Anne Carter are quoted in the March 22 Post-Standard on a new device in use in the pediatric emergency room that numbs a child’s hand before nurses insert at an intravenous line or a child’s back before doctors perform a lumbar puncture. The device, [...]

March 21, 2004
University Hospital’s Living Donor Support Group was featured in the Post-Standard March 21
University Hospital’s Living Donor Support Group was featured in the Post-Standard March 21. The article contains vignettes of the various experiences of several kidney donors. Ellen Havens of the Transplant Center reported that four living donors had already donated kidneys at the hospital this year and that one donor a week is [...]

March 21, 2004
Rebuilding legs of accident victim
Brian Harley, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, is quoted in the Post-Standard March 21 on an operation he performed to save the legs of a Cortlandville man who was crushed between two vehicles during a chain reaction crash on a snow-covered Interstate 81. The article discusses the medical decision the family needed to make on [...]

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