News Archives of August 2013

August 27, 2013
Upstate professor is among most cited researchers in the field of psychology, psychiatry
An academic search engine ranks Stephen Faraone, PhD, among the most-cited researchers in the field of psychology and psychiatry, largely due to his studies of the nature and treatment of mental disorders.

August 27, 2013
Aided by grant, Upstate to develop professionalism training program for medical residents
The $50,000 national grant will further develop Upstate's Learning to TALK (Treat All Like Kin) program, created by Upstate Medical University Professor Stephen Knohl, MD

August 26, 2013
Bike Helmet Giveaway at the NYS Fair
A large crowd gathers at the Upstate exhibit at the New York State Fair Aug. 24 as Upstate gave away 800 free bike helmets. Volunteers from Upstate Trauma Services ensured that each child had a properly fitting bike helmet.

August 26, 2013
Upstate physicians, nurses provide care at the New York State Fair Infirmary
Due to the excessive heat in Syracuse last summer, the State Fair Infirmary saw a record number of patients last year — 726; that's a 23 percent increase over 2011.

August 20, 2013
The Wiggles
Australian children's group The Wiggles included Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital on their world tour! The group will perform live Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Crouse Hinds Theater in Syracuse.

August 19, 2013
Upstate’s State Fair exhibit features a free bike helmets, health screenings and a chat with a doc
Upstate will give away 800 free bike helmets Aug. 24. Trauma experts will help ensure that each helmet fits perfectly and stress the importance of wearing a helmet. The exhibit is in the Science and Industry Building.

August 16, 2013
Upstate Medical University welcomes students to campus with series of activities
More than 1,600 students will study at Upstate Medical University, including the first class of its Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program.

August 16, 2013
Kristin Bruce, director of Volunteer Services at Upstate Community Hospital
Kristin Bruce, director of Volunteer Services at Upstate’s Community Campus, displays a few of the dozens of red and pink volunteer smocks previously worn by hospital volunteers at the former Community General Hospital. The smocks will be donated to the Syracuse City School District to be worn by students during art classes this fall.

August 15, 2013
Healthy food options are menu staples at Upstate
It's now easy to eat healthy at hospital cafes, especially with legume-based pasta, hummus and other healthy food options now common menu items.

August 15, 2013
UV light cleaning technology enhances patient safety
In addition to traditional cleaning process, Upstate now uses special ultraviolet light device to kill troublesome bacteria.

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