News Archives of July 2006

July 31, 2006
SUNY Upstate marks first anniversary of its smoke-free initiative
Survey shows fewer SUNY Upstate employees are smoking SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Preliminary results from an employee survey show that SUNY Upstate Medical University may have encouraged more of its employees to stop smoking in the year that it has implemented its smoke-free campus policy. Aug. 1, 2006, marks the one-year anniversary of the smoke-free [...]

July 31, 2006
University Hospitals HealthLink lecture program expands to Camillus, adds new site in Liverpool
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – University Hospital will expand its popular HealthLink program beyond its home base Shoppingtown Mall in Dewitt to Bryant & Stratton in Liverpool and Camillus Middle School. The first program at Bryant and Stratton is Aug. 14 and at Camillus Middle School Sept. 14. This is the second move outside of Dewitt [...]

July 26, 2006
University Hospital opens four new outpatient exam rooms for rehabilitation therapy
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Four new outpatient exam rooms for University Hospital’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation have opened in the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave. The new exam rooms are needed to accommodate increases in patient volume in the hospital’s rehabilitation therapy programs. University Hospital began seeing rehabilitation therapy patients at the [...]

July 18, 2006
Weeklong camp at SUNY Upstate designed to grow interest among teens in healthcare careers
SYRACUSE, N.Y.- With more and more healthcare jobs filling the Help Wanted section, SUNY Upstate Medical University officials are hoping an intensive weeklong camp aimed at providing a close-up look at these jobs will entice some teens to pursue careers in healthcare. MedQuest Health Careers Exploration Camp, which opened July 17 and runs through Friday, July [...]

July 14, 2006
SUNY Upstate pharmacist named Pharmacist of the Year
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Bruce Stalder, senior critical care pharmacist at SUNY Upstate Medical University, received the 2006 Pharmacist of the Year Award from the New York State Council of Health System Pharmacists (NYSCHP) at its annual meeting May 6 at the Sagamore in Bolton Landing, N.Y. Stalder also holds faculty appointments in SUNY Upstate’s [...]

July 13, 2006
For first time ever, key SUNY Upstate summer science research program has all-female class
SYRACUSE, N.Y.- For the first time in its seven-year history, SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program features an all women class, with an average GPA of 3.71. The highly competitive program that partners college juniors with world class scientists on real-life scientific studies attracted 96 applications worldwide; 65 from women. [...]

July 13, 2006
SUNY Upstate announces appointments
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments: • Tim Gorman has joined the Office of University Counsel as an associate counsel. He is a former partner of the law firm of Costello, Cooney & Fearon and has served as the general counsel of Prepaid Health Care Plan, (PHP), Univera Health [...]

July 13, 2006
SUNY Upstate announces honors
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following honors: ? Robert W. Daly, M.D., professor of psychiatry and of bioethics and humanities, was recognized for his long time leadership role in the field of healthcare ethics at the annual meeting of the Institute for Ethics in Health Care, held June 7 at LeMoyne [...]

July 13, 2006
New medical team highlights geriatric medicine at University Hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – University Hospital has enhanced its multidisciplinary approach in geriatric medicine through its newly created ACE (Acute Care for the Elderly) team, a service of the Geriatrics Program in the Department of Medicine. The ACE team provides mandatory consults on University Hospital patients aged 75 years or older who have a diagnosis of [...]

July 11, 2006
Rodgers named Community Health Foundation Fellow
Leola Rodgers, associate administrator for the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Central New York, has been accepted into the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York Health Leadership Fellows program. The 18-month fellowship will provide intensive training of various issues, including patient-centered care, interdisciplinary teams, evidence-based care, quality improvement and information technology. Rogers, [...]

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