News Archives of October 2008

October 30, 2008
SUNY Upstate, Syracuse University offer joint Master of Public Health degree for fall 2009
Degree program merges expertise from both campuses to respond to public health workforce shortages across New York.

October 30, 2008
Cards for Kids fundraiser now in 12th year
Sale of holiday greeting cards designed by patients and families benefit University Hospital's pediatric cancer center; campaign has raised more than $75,000 since 1994.

October 23, 2008
Health Careers Open House set for Nov. 8
SUNY Upstate will highlight various careers, including cardiovascular perfusion, medical imagining sciences, respiratory care and cardiorespiratory sciences, among others.

October 21, 2008
SUNY Upstate transforms vacant downtown building into expanded child care center
The building is named for Sarah Loguen, M.D., who became one of the first African-American women physicians when she earned her medical degree from what is now SUNY Upstate's College of Medicine.

October 20, 2008
SUNY Upstate eyes North Country for new nursing programs to meet need in region
The university is considering the creation of new educational programs in nursing to address significant shortages among healthcare providers in areas like Watertown.

October 15, 2008
World Health Organization consultant to speak on healthcare abroad
Fredrik F. Broekhuizen, MD, a consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO), will deliver the E. Gregory Keating Global Health Lecture Oct. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse, on the campus of SUNY Upstate Medical University. Broekhuizen will present “Medical Care in Low Resource Settings: [...]

October 14, 2008
SUNY Upstate records greatest enrollment increase in more than a decade
Reflecting an initiative to strengthen New York's response to the ongoing shortage of healthcare professionals, SUNY Upstate has recorded its largest enrollment increase in more than a decade.

October 6, 2008
University Hospital lands American Stroke Association’s excellent stroke care award
Award recognizes hospital's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive outstanding treatment.

October 3, 2008
University Hospital publishes personal stories of hope for families of sick children
In "A Second Set of Hands," families lead readers on a rollercoaster of emotions often beginning with a difficult diagnosis, but all find spiritual strength to shoulder the concern for an ill child.

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