News Archives of April 2004

April 29, 2004
Clergy Day is May 6
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Area clergy and members of their congregation will get the latest information on a variety of pressing health issues during the 12th annual Clergy Day May 6, to be held at the Institute for Human Performance in Syracuse. The day, sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University, will inform area clergy and their guests [...]

April 29, 2004
Don Zorn named campaign manager for Children’s Hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Don Zorn, a fundraising, sales and marketing professional whose more than 20 years experience includes service with Junior Achievement of Central New York and Syracuse University, has been named manager of the capital campaign for the Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. With his appointment, Zorn joins the staff [...]

April 28, 2004
Carol Baldwin, Brian J. Druker, M.D., to speak, receive honorary degrees at SUNY Upstate Commencement May 16
Carol Baldwin, a breast cancer survivor who founded a breast cancer research fund, and Brian J. Druker, M.D., a hematologist/oncologist whose research led to the development of FDA-approved cancer drug Gleevec, will address graduates and receive honorary degrees at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s 2004 Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 16 at 1 p.m. in the [...]

April 26, 2004
Two Upstate Medical University faculty win top honors from SUNY
SUNY Upstate faculty members Lynn M. Cleary, M.D., and Maxwell M. Mozell, Ph.D., have been appointed as Distinguished Professors by the SUNY Board of Trustees. Cleary was named a Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Mozell, a Distinguished Service Professor. The Distinguished Teaching Professorship honors SUNY faculty who have shown superior commitment to students and intellectual growth [...]

April 22, 2004
Portion of traffic circle to close
Starting April 21, several key projects may cause delays and congestion in the traffic circle. Below is a listing of the work that will take place this week. A. Concrete barriers and fencing will be installed in the center of the circle to create a temporary delivery parking location. B. The sidewalk on [...]

April 16, 2004
Access to traffic circle restricted due to paving
Beginning Monday, April 19, crews will begin paving the traffic circle in front of University Hospital to accommodate construction equipment needed to build the pedestrian walkway from the parking garage to the hospital. During the course of construction patient drop off and pick up will be permitted in the traffic circle. In addition [...]

April 14, 2004
University Hospital to participate in national clinical trial for new chronic heart failure therapy
An innovative new treatment for chronic heart failure, in which a person’s own immune system is targeted to reduce their risk of hospitalization and death, is now being tested at University Hospital. The hospital is one of 160 sites in North America and the only in Syracuse to test Vasogen Inc.’s immune modulation therapy [...]

April 12, 2004
SUNY Upstate establishes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program
The Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic at SUNY Upstate Medical University has established a new group therapy program for adults diagnosed with clinical depression. The program uses cognitive-behavioral strategies to help participants lead a more productive and satisfying life. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) combines two forms of psychotherapy, cognitive therapy and behavioral therapy. Cognitive [...]

April 12, 2004
Centro bus service to be rerouted to Harrison Street, beginning April 17
Due to restrictions in the traffic circle as a result of construction, bus service to the front door of University Hospital will be limited as of April 17. From April 17 through the duration of lobby constructon project: SUNY Upstate shuttle bus service will pick up/drop off passengers at the entrance of the Regional Oncology Center. Centro [...]

April 9, 2004
Architect selected to design children’s hospital project
Karlsberger Companies, a nationally recognized healthcare planning and design firm that specializes in the development of children’s healthcare spaces, has been selected as the architect for University Hospital’s $99 million vertical expansion project, including the Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. King and King Associates of Manlius, N.Y., will serve as associate [...]

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