News Archives of July 2009

July 30, 2009
Upstate offers ?Virtual Iraq’ to help veterans overcome post traumatic stress disorder
The treatment—called Virtual Iraq—uses components of the popular video game, Full Spectrum Warrior, as a way for patients to deal with the fears and anxieties resulting from exposure to the horrors of war.

July 29, 2009
University Hospital earns honors for stroke care from American Stroke Association
Stroke Silver Performance Achievement Award recognizes University Hospital's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care.

July 27, 2009
Upstate joins with city and OCC to offer free workouts for Syracuse residents in local parks
Participants also will be part of Upstate Medical University study on benefits of community fitness programming, as they track daily activities and diet.

July 21, 2009
Upstate gains 10-year reaccreditation
Commended for ?providing exceptional medical and health-related education and services to the vast rural communities' Upstate Medical University is reaccredited for 10 years.

July 20, 2009
University Hospital receives high praise for its cancer care from national medical group
University Hospital wins three-year approval award with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons in recognition of the quality and caliber of the its cancer program.

July 16, 2009
University Hospital’s new East Tower opens with 138 spacious, private patient rooms
New private patient rooms greet patients and families as University Hospital's new East Tower opens its three new adult floors: Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Oncology. Project architect Karlsberger developed design that features roomier hallways and various interior flourishes.

July 15, 2009
SUNY Upstate, ESF break ground on $22M CNY Biotechnology Research Center
The center will create and support biotechnology, educational and research programs in small medical device development and other areas, as well as serve as incubator space for start-up biotechnology companies.

July 15, 2009
SUNY Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments, honors and awards: • Edgar Johnson, diversity initiatives, and Kathleen Carnes, graphic, received 2009 Awards of Excellence from the State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) at the SUNYCUAD conference held in June in Lake Placid. Johnson received the [...]

July 10, 2009
Simulator enables perfusion students to gain experience in critical cases
Students in Upstate Medical University's perfusion program are among the first in the nation to use the world's first fully interactive cardiac perfusion simulator.

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