News Archives of 2002

Dr. Perri Klass author of 'Love and Modern Medicine,' to speak at SUNY Upstate Feb. 6

January 30, 2002

Perri Klass, M.D., a pediatrician and author of the O. Henry Award-winning book "Love and Modern Medicine" will present "Women in Medicine: Voices, Stories, Jokes, and Legends," Wednesday, Feb. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave. The event, sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University, is free and open to the public. A reception will immediately follow the lecture.


SUNY Upstate's orthopedics surgery department awarded $2.7 million in grants

January 28, 2002

Six faculty members of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University have been awarded $2.7 million to fund research on a variety of topics related to the musculoskeletal system. Most of the research will be conducted in Upstate's Institute for Human Performance.


University Hospital wins accreditation from Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

January 28, 2002

University Hospital has achieved accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO) as a result of its demonstrated compliance with JCAHO's national recognized health care standards.


Fourth Annual SUNY Upstate Skins Game slated for June is canceled

January 23, 2002

The Fourth Annual SUNY Upstate Skins Game slated for June 18 at the Lafayette Golf and Country Club has been canceled, SUNY Upstate officials announced today.


SUNY Upstate Medical University studies benefits of providing psychiatric care via telemedicine technology

January 17, 2002

Inmates in need of psychiatric care in the Franklin County Jail in Malone are being examined by a physician at SUNY Upstate Medical University 180 miles away in Syracuse as part of a study measuring the feasibility of providing psychiatric care using video conferencing equipment.


Bioterrorism and how children react to traumatic events is focus of University Hospital's HealthLink program Jan. 19

January 14, 2002

The threat of bioterrorism and how children react to traumatic events will be the focus of University Hospital's HealthLink seminar, titled "Fall 2001: Can We Take Back The Controls?" Saturday, Jan. 19.


University Hospital's HealthLink program presents free health seminars

January 7, 2002

Weight loss and herbal medications are the topics to be addressed during two University Hospital HealthLink seminars to be held this month. Both seminars are free and open to the public and are held in the Oasis complex on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall just inside the Kauffman's entrance. To register for any seminar, call 464-8668.


Crouse and Upstate set up steering committee

January 4, 2002

Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY Upstate Medical University, L. Richard Oliker, Ph.D., chairman of the board at Crouse Hospital, and Syracuse University Chancellor Kenneth Shaw, Ph.D., chairman of the Metropolitan Development Association's Healthcare & Educational Services Committee, issued the following announcement today:


University Hospital physician named fellow of the American College of Surgeons

January 2, 2002

University Hospital physician Nabeel El-amir, M.D., of Fayetteville has been named a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.


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