News Archives of 2001

New York Times-bestselling author and OASIS Institute founder to speak at grand opening of the OASIS center June 26

June 26, 2001

Michael F. Roizen, M.D., author of the New York Times bestseller "Real Age: Are You As Young As You Can Be?" and Marylen Mann and Sanford Zimmerman of The OASIS Institute, will speak at the by- invitation-only grand opening celebration of the OASIS Center Tuesday, June 26. Located in the lower level of ShoppingTown Mall (near the theaters in the Kaufmann's corridor), OASIS is Central New York's affiliate of the national adult education organization, The OASIS Institute. The OASIS Center is sponsored locally by University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University and Kaufmann's, a division of the May Department Stores Company.


OASIS announces staff for new center

June 26, 2001

Jacqueline Jackson-Young, RN, and Marilyn Sharron, CSW, have joined the staff of the Central New York's OASIS center, an affiliate of the national adult education program The OASIS Institute. OASIS is sponsored locally by University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University and Kaufmann's Department Store, a division of the May Department Stores Company.


OASIS' HealthStages curriculum focuses on mind, body and spirit

June 26, 2001

The OASIS Center invites Central New Yorkers aged 55 years and older to participate in its HealthStages curriculum. HealthStages is the umbrella title of the organization's health and wellness programs.


University Hospital/Kaufmann's OASIS center to open in ShoppingTown Mall in June

June 26, 2001

OASIS, an affiliate of the national adult education organization The OASIS Institute, will open in ShoppingTown Mall in DeWitt at the end of June, offering its members a full complement of classes, special events and volunteer opportunities.


93Q's 'Ted and Amy' receive Community Appreciation Award from Advocates for Upstate Medical University

June 25, 2001

93Q's Ted Long and Amy Robbins have received the Community Appreciation Award from Advocates for Upstate Medical University at the organization's annual luncheon meeting recently held at the Lafayette Golf and Country Club.


Advocates for Upstate Medical University awarded the Anna Williams Oberlander Memorial Achievement Cup

June 25, 2001

Advocates for Upstate Medical University has received the Anna Williams Oberlander Memorial Achievement Cup for its success in presenting the CNY Design a Dream Doll contest to the the children of Central New York. The Oberlander Cup is given by the Syracuse Federation of Women's Clubs (SFWC).


CNY Poison Control Center to take calls from Hudson Valley residents

June 22, 2001

The Central New York Poison Control Center (CNYPCC) will temporarily handle poison emergency calls from residents who used to contact the Hudson Valley Poison Center.


Home monitoring and telemedicine shows promise in lowering blood pressure, finds SUNY Upstate study

June 12, 2001

Patients who monitored their blood pressure from home with automatic transmission of this information to their doctors were able to lower their blood pressure while those who were treated for hypertension under usual care saw their blood pressure worsen, according to a study by researchers at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University.


Auxiliary changes its name to Advocates for Upstate Medical University

June 8, 2001

After nearly 100 years in existence, Upstate Medical University's volunteer membership organization has replaced the word "auxiliary" with "advocates" in its nomenclature.


SUNY Upstate wins $1.1 million grant

May 30, 2001

SUNY Upstate Medical University has received a $1.1 million federal grant to direct a new program designed to prepare students from underrepresented groups from the Syracuse City School District for careers in the health professions, officials announced this morning.


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