News Archives of February 2012

February 28, 2012
Syracuse University Sports Management Club donates to Upstate Cancer Center
The Syracuse University Sport Management Club (SPM) presented the Upstate Cancer Center with a check for $30,444 at the Carrier Dome. The SPM Club’s donation will help fund a nourishment station that will serve patients receiving infusion and a two-sided fireplace in the main waiting area for Radiation Oncology. SPM is a student-run organization in the College of Human Ecology’s David B. Falk Center for Sport Management at Syracuse University.

February 28, 2012
Upstate Medical University’s innovation to be featured at the 2012 SUNY Showcase
Upstate Medical University will join SUNY campuses from across Central New York to highlight recent innovations that provide benefit to region at a SUNY Showcase, to be held March 5 in Syracuse.

February 27, 2012
Upstate to hold Healthcare Career Expo March 3
Upstate Medical University will showcase dozens of departments, from nursing to environmental services, at its annual Healthcare Career Expo March 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. On-site job interviews will be held for many departments, so those searching for employment are encouraged to bring resumes.

February 21, 2012
Upstate University Hospital earns designation as Accredited Chest Pain Center
International society designation reflects quick, extensive treatment that Upstate provides patients who arrive with symptoms of heart attack.

February 15, 2012
Upstate honors women in medicine Feb. 17 and 22
Two special events, named for pioneering women physicians, Sarah Loguen Fraser M.D., and Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D., will highlight the role of women in medicine with presentations by local and national leaders in medicine.

February 15, 2012
Floor plans are unveiled for Upstate’s newest address
Geneva Tower, Upstate's new residence hall, will feature fully furnished one-, two- and four-bedroom suites that will be ready for occupancy in August.

February 10, 2012
Syracuse Crunch Valentine’s Day
Syracuse Crunch players Patrick Maroon #19 and John Kurtz #11 autographed hockey sticks and showed off their artistic abilities at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital's Valentine's Day craft party. Upstate's Child Life Program brings in special visitors and organizes activities that help pediatric patients and their families through their hospitalization.

February 7, 2012
Project educates women on heart attack symptoms
Nursing professors from Upstate Medical University and Binghamton University are testing a new approach to educating women about heart attacks symptoms and early warning signs.

February 7, 2012
Upstate wins $100,000 grant for vision research
The grant will enhance research studies in Upstate's Center for Vision Research, including ongoing work into the causes of congenital degenerative eye diseases.

February 7, 2012
Upstate Golisano recognized by national association
Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital has been accepted by the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI) as a full-voting institutional member. Previously the hospital was a supporting member.

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