News Archives of July 2012

July 27, 2012
Upstate and national women’s heart group partner to offer monthly support group for women living with heart disease
Group will be led by heart disease survivor and feature discussions with cardiac care specialists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

July 27, 2012
Upstate to hold open house for ED, OR nurses Aug. 6
Special emphasis on nurses with acute care experience to work in the Emergency Department and Operating Room.

July 24, 2012
Bath Salts Forum 2012
The Onondaga County Forum on Bath Salts addressed the growing epidemic of synthetic drug use in central New York. Expert panelists included Cynthia Morrow, MD, Onondaga County Health Commissioner; Alexander Garrard, PharmD, clinical toxicologist, Upstate New York Poison Center; Dan Olsson, DO, emergency medicine physician, Upstate University Hospital; Brad Finn, Prevention Network; and moderator Michele Caliva, administrative director, Upstate New York Poison Center (far left). For coverage, visit

July 23, 2012
Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme: It’s what’s growing at Upstate Medical’s Community Garden
The Upstate Community Garden outside the west entrance of Upstate Medical University’s Campus Activities Building is once again showing signs of life.

July 13, 2012
NASCAR driver Jeff Burton visits Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital
NASCAR driver Jeff Burton made a pit stop to sign autographs for his youngest fans at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. Seven-year-old Alex was thrilled to meet Jeff. To see more pictures, visit

July 13, 2012
Expert panel to discuss how to combat growing use of ‘bath salts’ at forum July 20
Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Cynthia Morrow will lead a panel of experts in a community forum Friday, July 20, on “bath salts,” a synthetic drug that is having deadly consequences throughout Central New York. The forum is free and open to the public.

July 12, 2012
HealthLink programming expands and draws a crowd
Summer in Skaneateles now includes a lecture or two or three on skin cancer, back pain and exercise, as Upstate's HealthLink program settles in at the iconic Sherwood Inn.

July 3, 2012
Bug Jars at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital
Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital volunteer Sheila Wilett along with hospital child life specialists Sue Karl and Beth Kinsley, helped patients create bug jars in the Performance Center. Such a great distraction for pediatric patients! To see more from inside the children's hospital, like us on Facebook.

July 3, 2012
Special medical program for foster care children celebrates two decades of service
Upstate’s ENHANCE Services for Children in Foster Care has cared for 5,000 patients at more than 40,000 appointments. Program provides services from developmental testing to monitoring a child’s progress in foster care.

July 3, 2012
Applications for summer research program soar
Trading the beach for the laboratory, students spend summer at Upstate Medical Univesity doing biomedical research.

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