News Archives of September 2004

September 28, 2004
SUNY Upstate to host noted medical photography exhibit in October
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Images from one of the most important collections of early medical photography will be on display for the public at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Health Sciences Library Oct. 1 through 31. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 [...]

September 28, 2004
SUNY Upstate welcomes College of Medicine alumni to Reunion Weekend Oct. 1, 2
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Fun, laughter and good advice will be dispensed when Steve Allen Jr., M.D., conveys his thoughts on how to juggle life’s stresses at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Weiskotten Lecture Friday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. in the Weiskotten Hall Ninth Floor Auditorium, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse. The public lecture is free. Son [...]

September 24, 2004
Therapy sessions for social phobia offered
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic is accepting patients with generalized social phobia for a 20-week group therapy session that uses cognitive-behavioral therapy. The program will begin in mid-October. Each session lasts two hours. Generalized social phobia, the third most common psychiatric disorder after depression and alcohol abuse, is characterized [...]

September 23, 2004
East Adams Street near University Hospital to close Saturday, Sept. 25
East Adams Street from Sarah Loguen Street to Elizabeth Blackwell Street will be closed Saturday, Sept. 25, from approximately 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. due to the installation of the pedestrian walkway that will connect the new parking garage to the second floor of the University Hospital lobby, which is currently under construction. Due [...]

September 22, 2004
SUNY Upstate kicks off Community Giving Campaign Sept. 23
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University, one of Central New York’s largest employers, will kick off its annual United Way/State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA)—known as its Community Giving Campaign—Thursday, Sept. 23, at 9 a.m. in the Institute for Human Performance. SUNY Upstate expects to raise more $430,000 this year for community organizations, projects or service [...]

September 16, 2004
Three new faculty members join SUNY Upstate Medical University
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the appointment of three new faculty members: James Dwyer, Ph.D., has been appointed assistant professor for the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. Dwyer will also serve as the center’s associate director of education. Dwyer previously served as the associate director of the Consortium Ethics Program at [...]

September 16, 2004
Manlius architect contributes to Children’s Hospital campaign
SYRACUSE-, N.Y.— John Zacharek, center, director of corporate development at the Upstate Medical University Foundation, accepts a $2,500 check from Peter G. King, left, and David A. Johnson, to benefit the Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. King and Johnson are partners with King and King Architects LLP of Manlius. The [...]

September 16, 2004
SUNY Upstate nursing professor selected for national conference
SYRACUSE, N.Y. —Meega Wells, a professor in the College of Nursing at SUNY Upstate Medical University, was one of 99 nurses from across the country selected to participate in a three-day course on end-of-life nursing care held at The City of Hope (COH) Cancer Center in Pasadena, Calif., in June. The program, titled End-of-Life [...]

September 16, 2004
SUNY Upstate faculty and staff win honors
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following achievements and recognitions: (Hometowns are in parentheses) ? Nine members of SUNY Upstate’s Central New York Regional Poison Center have received certification as specialists in poison information (SPI) from the American Association of Poison Control Centers. Registered nurse Don Groff (Auburn) the poison center’s weapons of [...]

September 16, 2004
SUNY Upstate study tests the effect magnetic field has on bone density
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University researchers are seeking individuals aged 18 to 80 years to participate in a study to test pulsing electromagnetic field (PEMF) as a noninvasive, nonpharmaceutical way to reduce or reverse regional bone loss that occurs after fracture or surgery. If successful, PEMF may prove an effective intervention for [...]

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