News Archives of 2003

Ran Anbar, M.D., of SUNY Upstate Medical University wins award for paper highlighting hypnosis as treatment for chronic condition

February 11, 2003

Ran Anbar, M.D., of SUNY Upstate Medical University has received the Roy M. Dorcus Award for Best Clinical Paper on Hypnosis from The Society for Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis. Anbar's paper dealt with self-hypnosis for management of chronic dyspnea (breathing difficulty) in pediatric patients.


SUNY Upstate epidemiologic study to examine prevalence of osteoporosis in women, girls with disabilities

February 11, 2003

Researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University have launched a major clinical trial that may offer new insight into the onset of osteoporosis among women with disabilities. The study, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will examine the prevalence of osteoporosis among these women as well as highlight risk factors that cause osteoporosis in this population.


Fayetteville-Manlius High School hockey team remembers Patrick Cole with donation to 'Little Gifts for Life'

February 10, 2003

The Fayetteville-Manlius High School hockey team has donated a signed Syracuse Crunch jersey and T-shirt to benefit the Little Gifts for Life Auction, the annual charity event that supports University Hospital's Center for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders.


Adrienne Smith, Pharm. D., earns certification in oncology pharmacotherapy

February 7, 2003

Adrienne Smith, Pharm. D, an oncology clinical pharmacist and assistant professor of medicine and pharmacology at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has earned national certification by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties in Oncology Pharmacotherapy.


Patricia Numann, M.D., to speak on the ?Feminization of Surgery' Feb. 12

February 6, 2003

Patricia Numann, M.D., will present SUNY Upstate Medical University's Elizabeth Blackwell Day lecture, "The Feminization of Surgery," Wednesday, Feb. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Weiskotten Hall Medical Alumni Auditorium, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse. The event is free and open to the public.


Children's Miracle Network presents Father/Daughter Valentine Ball Feb. 13

February 5, 2003

The CNY Children's Miracle Network will present a Father Daughter Valentine Ball Thursday, Feb. 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Drumlins, 800 Nottingham Road, Syracuse. The event is open to girls aged 4 to 12 and features music, a silent auction, cookies and punch. Each girl will receive a souvenir. Admission is $35 for father and daughter; $10 will be charged for each additional daughter. Wrist corsages will be available for purchase at $5 each.


Kara Kort, M.D., is named Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

February 4, 2003

Kara Kort, M.D., assistant professor of surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Kort received the honor during the College's recent annual Clinical Congress, held in San Fransicso.


Mary Ann Shaw to head Children's Hospital Steering Committee

February 4, 2003

Mary Ann Shaw, one of Central New York's most influential community members, has been named to head a special panel that will guide the creation of a children's hospital for Central New York.


SUNY Upstate moves ahead with plans for children's hospital

February 4, 2003

SUNY Upstate Medical University underscored its commitment to bringing a children's hospital to Central New York today (Feb. 4) with a wide-ranging announcement detailing plans to open centers for children's surgery and neurodevelopmental pediatrics. Officials also announced today that Mary Ann Shaw, one of Central New York's most influential community members, will head a special panel that will guide the creation of the children's hospital.


SUNY Upstate to open Center for Children's Surgery

February 4, 2003

A new surgery center just for children will be established at University Hospital. The surgery center, officials say, is a key part of University Hospital's plans to build a children's hospital for Central New York.


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