News Archives of 2005


Lynn Cleary, M.D., named senior associate dean for education

December 21, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Lynn Cleary, M.D., professor of medicine and associate dean for curriculum has been named senior associate dean for education. The announcement was made by Steven. J. Scheinman, M.D., SUNY Upstate executive vice president and dean of the College of Medicine.


SUNY Upstate Medical University appoints three to faculty posts

December 15, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments:


NIH awards SUNY Upstate Medical University $719,000 for drug study

December 13, 2005

Study aimed at finding drug to prevent sepsis or sepsis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome


New $6 million pharmacy at University Hospital boasts key technology aimed at reducing risk of medication errors

December 9, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - University Hospital's new $6 million state-of-the art pharmacy brings to Central New York one of the most technologically advanced medication management systems in the state. The pharmacy officially opens Dec. 9.


Former Amgen engineer named executive director of Central New York Biotechnology Research Center

December 6, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - John Fieschko, Ph.D., a leading consultant to the biotechnology industry and a former director and scientist with the biotechnology industry giant Amgen Inc., has been named as executive director of the Central New York Biotechnology Research Center.


SUNY Upstate thanks area schoolchildren for raising more than $130,000 for children's hospital project

December 2, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - More than 120 schools and student groups across Central New York raised more than $130,000 for the Central New York Children's Hospital campaign. To acknowledge that support, SUNY Upstate Medical University brought more than 50 schoolchildren, teachers and parents to campus today (Dec. 2) for a thank you from administrators and to receive an update on how the money raised will be used to help build the children's hospital.


Russell Barkley, Ph.D., one of the nation's leading authorities on ADHD, joins faculty of SUNY Upstate Medical University

November 30, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Russell Barkley, Ph.D., a clinician, scientist and educator and one of the nation's leading authorities on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), has joined the faculty at SUNY Upstate Medical University as research professor in the Department of Psychiatry. Barkley formerly was professor of psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina.


SUNY Upstate Medical University opens simulation center to enhance training of emergency medicine residents, students and others

November 29, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - They breathe, bleed, talk, blink their eyes and have a pulse and blood pressure, but they are not alive. Sounds like hype for a new science fiction thriller. But no, these are the attributes of three new teaching tools at SUNY Upstate Medical University.


University Hospital is most preferred hospital in Syracuse, survey shows

November 17, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University has been designated by the National Research Corporation (NRC) as one of the most preferred hospitals in 180 markets in the United States and as the most-preferred hospital in the Syracuse market, having received the NRC's prestigious 2005-2006 Consumer Choice Award.


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