News Archives of June 2004

June 25, 2004
University Hospital outpatient entrance to close for renovation June 28
Beginning June 28, University Hospital’s outpatient entrance will close for approximately five weeks to undergo modifications as it will temporarily serve as the hospital’s main entrance during the construction of a new and expanded hospital lobby, slated to begin later this summer. During the temporary closure of the outpatient entrance, all patients, visitors and employees will [...]

June 24, 2004
Area traffic restrictions in place June through September
The northbound lane of Sarah Loguen Street between E. Adams Street and the entrance to the parking garage will be closed to traffic for three months beginning Monday, June 21, to accommodate construction of the new parking garage. During this time, turning left from East Adams Street on to Sarah Loguen Street will not [...]

June 21, 2004
Patricia Numann, M.D., named to the International Women in Medicine Hall of Fame
Patricia J. Numann, M.D., the Lloyd S. Rogers Professor of Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University and medical director of University Hospital, has been named to the International Women in Medicine Hall of Fame. A formal induction ceremony will take place June 25 in Washington, D.C. The International Women in Medicine Hall of Fame, created in [...]

June 21, 2004
East Syracuse couple raises $12,620 for Children’s Hospital at University Hospital
By asking area businesses, friends, neighbors and coworkers and by holding a three-day garage sale, Linda and Floyd Miller of East Syracuse raised over $12,000 for the Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. The Millers raised the money as part of the Miracle Ride, an annual motorcycle rally that benefits the Children’s [...]

June 8, 2004
Nearly 400 cancer survivors will gather to celebrate life at University Hospital’s cancer survivors day June 13
Nearly 400 cancer survivors and their families are expected to attend the National Cancer Survivors Day celebration Sunday, June 13, at the Holiday Inn on Electronics Parkway in Liverpool. The event, which runs from 1 to 4 p.m., will feature a buffet lunch and musical performances. The event, sponsored by University Hospital, will feature remarks [...]

June 8, 2004
Vernon-Verona Sherrill girls’ track team raises $1,800 for Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital
The Vernon-Verona Sherill girls’ modified track team has raised $1,800 for the Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. The money was raised through a fundraising campaign in which sponsors could donate money for each first-place finish the girls earned during their spring sports season. The girls earned 77 first-place finishes to raise $1,800 [...]

June 8, 2004
?Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s’ author to speak at SUNY Upstate Alzheimer’s conference June 10
Joanne Koenig Coste, a leading expert on Alzheimer’s Disease whose groundbreaking book, “Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s,” offers practical advice on caring for Alzheimer’s patients, will deliver the keynote address at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Alzheimer’s 2004 conference June 10 at the Justin’s Grill and Conference Center, 6400 Yorktown Circle, East Syracuse. Koenig Coste, hailed by [...]

June 3, 2004
SUNY Upstate launches clinical trial testing brain cancer drug
SUNY Upstate Medical University is one of 21 sites in the United States to test an experimental brain cancer drug that uses diphtheria toxin to kill cancer cells without harming healthy cells. The trial will test TransMID, a new type of cancer drug as a treatment for recurrent and/or progressive malignant brain tumors. Approximately 17,000 [...]

June 3, 2004
University Hospital departments win honors and accreditation
The Ultrasound Section of University Hospital’s Department of Radiology has received a three-year accreditation for gynecological, general and vascular ultrasound services, including abdominal vascular, following a recent survey by the American College of Radiology. The Ultrasound Section scored 100 percent in all categories. Accreditation is given to facilities for achieving high practice standards [...]

June 2, 2004
Children’s Miracle Network Broadcast to air June 5 and 6 on WIXT
The many ways that the upcoming Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital will benefit pediatric patients, their families and the local community will be featured during local segments of the national Children’s Miracle Network Broadcast, to air Saturday, June 5, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 6, from 1:30 to 3 [...]

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