News Archives of June 2008

June 25, 2008
Wiezalis named Distinguished Professor; four honored with Chancellor’s Awards
SUNY Upstate professor Carl Wiezalis is recognized for his extraordinary service not only at the campus and the State University, but also at the community, regional and state levels. Chancellor Awards honor Donald Blair, Daniel Jaeger, Barry Knox and Paul Shanley.

June 25, 2008
SUNY Upstate career prep programs cited as the best by business, education group
Nursing Career Shadow Day named Program of the Year and MedQuest Health Careers Exploration Camp cited as best workforce preparation program receive honors from Partners in Education and Business Consortium.

June 17, 2008
SUNY Upstate names three to key positions
The following appointments were announced by SUNY Upstate Medical University: ? Stuart M. Wright, C.P.A., has been appointed chief financial officer for University Hospital. Prior to joining University Hospital, Wright served as financial director for National Government Services at WellPoint Inc., a national healthcare insurer. He is a certified public accountant and holds a [...]

June 16, 2008
Researchers develop new light source for retinal studies; receives provisional patent from SUNY Research Foundation
Already honored with a $7,500 cash award for their innovation, SUNY Upstate researchers look to continue work on new energy-saving device that will enhance studies of the retina.

June 16, 2008
SUNY Upstate Medical University program succeeds at reducing premature births
Program, funded by the March of Dimes is being credited for reducing the number of premature births and for increasing the use of folic acid supplements among high-risk women.

June 5, 2008
Birthday Wishes
The greatest gift is one that comes from the heart. That sentiment is true for 8-year old Avery of Camillus. While many youngsters view their birthdays as opportunities to receive, Avery has made her special day a chance to give back. Avery made the decision to ask family members and friends to donate money to [...]

June 2, 2008
Gary Barg, author of the ?The Fearless Caregiver’ to be featured speaker at Alzheimer’s disease conference June 9
SYRACUSE, N.Y.— Gary Barg, founder and editor-in-chief of Today’s Caregiver and author of “The Fearless Caregiver,” will deliver the keynote address at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Alzheimer’s 2008 Conference June 5. The conference runs from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Justin’s Grill and Conference Center, 6400 Yorktown Circle, East Syracuse. “The Fearless [...]

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