News Archives of August 2007

August 29, 2007
SUNY Upstate study to find risk factors for breast infection in breastfeeding women
Researchers will use a nasal swab from mother and nursing infant to find whether mother is at risk of developing the painful inflammation of the breast, known as lactational mastitis.

August 28, 2007
Setnor Academic Building opens brimming with new classrooms and technology
Key feature of $10-million building is clinical skills teaching center that will aid in teaching medical students and others to improve ways doctors connect with patients.

August 22, 2007
University Hospital brings message of healthy living to the State Fair Aug. 23 to Sept. 3
Issues ranging for childhood heath concerns to how to quit smoking and eat right will be answered by health experts at University Hospital's State Fair exhibition.

August 21, 2007
Physician shortage lecture to be held Aug. 28 at SUNY Upstate
Howard Rabinowitz, M.D., Pfizer/American Academy of Family Physicians Visiting Professor in Family Medicine, will present “Increasing the Rural Physician Supply: Three Decades of Success,” Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse. The event is free and open to the public. Rabinowitz’s remarks are [...]

August 21, 2007
Four win Chancellor Awards for Excellence
Robert Barlow, Nancy Dobbins, Chaitanya Haldipur and Paula Trief are recognized by the SUNY Chancellor for outstanding work in the classroom, laboratory and community.

August 21, 2007
Four win Chancellor Awards for Excellence
Robert Barlow, Nancy Dobbins, Chaitanya Haldipur and Paula Trief are recognized by the SUNY Chancellor for outstanding work in the classroom, laboratory and community.

August 20, 2007
Study to test non-surgical approach to relieve lower back pain, improve disc healing
The study will test whether the use of computer-assisted decompression technology can decrease lower back pain for suffers of degenerative disc disease or other back ailments.

August 20, 2007
Dr. Wanda Thompson named associate senior vice president
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Wanda M. Thompson, Ph.D., will join the Office of the President as associate senior vice president at SUNY Upstate Medical University, effective Aug. 20. Thompson was the deputy executive commissioner for System Support Services at the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) in Austin, Texas. At SUNY Upstate, she will provide leadership [...]

August 17, 2007
Dr. Wanda Thompson named associate senior vice president
Thompson, a former Texas health official, will provide leadership and direction in the development of institutional planning; will also work closely with agencies in Albany N.Y., and Washington, D.C.

August 13, 2007
Nursing receives $39,000 in scholarship aid
Federal scholarship support will benefit nurses pursuing advanced nursing degrees.

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