News Archives of 2005

Manyon, first woman to head clinical department at SUNY Upstate, named chair of Family Medicine

October 11, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Andrea Manyon, M.D., associate professor of clinical family medicine and vice chair of residency education in the Department of Family Medicine at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, has been named chair of the Department of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The appointment, effective Jan. 2, 2006, was announced by Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., executive vice president and dean of the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate.


Sanger named chair of Cell and Developmental Biology at SUNY Upstate

October 11, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Joseph W. Sanger, Ph.D., interim chair and professor of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The appointment, effective Jan. 1, 2006, was announced by Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., executive vice president and dean of the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate.


SUNY Upstate Medical University employees win excellence awards

September 28, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - SUNY Upstate Medical University honored 19 area residents for outstanding service to the university. The awards were presented at SUNY Upstate's Fall Faculty Convocation Sept. 14. A listing of award winners is below.


University Hospital now offers robot-assisted prostatectomy

September 23, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University now offers robot-assisted prostatectomy (RAP) with the daVinci surgical system.


SUNY Upstate drug study seeks people with ulcerative colitis

September 19, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A clinical trial under way at SUNY Upstate Medical University is testing the effectiveness of a new drug therapy for people diagnosed with ulcerative colitis.


Partial opening of new lobby is Monday, Sept. 19

September 16, 2005

A portion of University Hospital's new lobby and main entrance will open Monday, Sept. 19, at approximately 6 a.m. This is only a partial opening, as work continues on many other parts of the lobby renovation project. Workstations for both Ambassador Services and University Police will be present in the new lobby at this time. Also Monday, the former outpatient entrance that has served as the temporary main entrance for the past year will be closed for construction. This entrance will be returned to its original design. The remainder of the lobby and the walkway over E. Adams Street from the parking garage to the hospital are expected to open in late October.


In annual address, Eastwood says university holds 'remarkable promise for continued growth'

September 15, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - SUNY Upstate Medical University President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., took the opportunity of his final State of the Medical University Address Sept. 14 to showcase the university as an important player in the Central New York community and beyond, noting its strong economic benefits to the region. He reaffirmed the university's goals of enhancing the communities it serves through biomedical research, education and patient care and said that it was making great strides in these areas.


New $10 million academic building planned for SUNY Upstate

September 14, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - SUNY Upstate Medical University has dedicated the future site of its new academic building-named for Jules and Rose Setnor and Rose's brother, Stanford-during a camus ceremony Sept. 14.


SUNY Upstate creates Katrina Response Unit in case medical care, expertise is needed

September 2, 2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - SUNY Upstate Medical University has developed a Katrina Response Unit (KRU), as requested by the National Institutes of Health, to coordinate the university's participation in various relief efforts in the storm-ravaged Gulf Coast. The university's response centers on the possible need for additional medical personnel and hospital beds to care for patients who have been evacuated from the disaster areas or have been injured or fallen ill from the disaster. Also the university will assist in providing medical education and research for students and medical residents displaced by the disaster.


Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., announces his intention to step down as president of SUNY Upstate in coming year

September 1, 2005


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