News Archives of July 2014

July 30, 2014
With $50,000 Komen grant, Upstate Cancer Center seeks to increase mammography screening with special program at Pioneer Homes
The Upstate Cancer Center has received a $50,000 grant from the Susan G. Komen CNY Affiliate to help increase the rates of mammography screening in low-income, underserved women, with a specific focus on African-American women.

July 24, 2014
Teens learn about health care through Upstate’s Summer Teen Volunteer Program
For teens who are undecided about their career paths, volunteering helps to broaden their field of education and their perspectives on health care career opportunities.

July 18, 2014
Upstate Cancer Center ribbon cutting
Upstate, local and state officials were joined by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Upstate Cancer Center July 18. Upstate Cancer Center encompasses 90,000 square feet and will occupy three of the five floors inside the new facility that adjoins Upstate University Hospital. The center features new cancer-fighting technology, a four-season rooftop healing garden, meditation room, 27 infusion chairs and a high-tech intraoperative suite combining an OR, MR and IR.

July 18, 2014
Upstate Cancer Center fundraising campaign surpasses goal, raises $17.4M
Give Hope a New Home, the fundraising campaign that was launched to help support the Upstate Cancer Center, has surpassed its $15 million goal, raising $17.4 million.

July 18, 2014
Upstate Cancer Center’s innovative design merges nature and advanced cancer-fighting technology
Local and state officials and patients cut the ribbon on the new Upstate Cancer Center Friday, in advance of the public preview set for Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

July 10, 2014
Upstate Medical University among nine SUNY campuses to share $900,000 funding
Sharon Brangman, MD, will serve as principal investigator to develop the SUNY Network Aging Partnership to collaborate research on aging across SUNY's medical schools.

July 10, 2014
CNY teens try out health care careers at Upstate’s MedQuest camp
Upstate Medical University’s MedQuest Health Careers Exploration Camp teaches students what it's like to work in many health-related fields through hands-on learning.

July 3, 2014
CNYMPH program receives five-year accreditation
The Central New York Master of Public Health Program, a joint program of Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University is accredited through July 1, 2019.

July 2, 2014
Researchers offer insight into needs, risks of low-wage workers and the impact on public health
Report surveys issues related to health and safety in the workplace and access to health care

July 2, 2014
$120K in support for hospital programs comes courtesy of the Advocates for Upstate Medical University
Support includes funds for living donor transplant outreach program and the Jim and DeeDee Walsh Family Birth Center at the Community Campus.

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