News Archives of 2008

Vivian Gahtan, M.D., to be inducted as Lloyd S. Rogers Professor of Surgery in Sept. 3 event

August 19, 2008

Professorship recognizes an academic surgeon with clinical and teaching responsibilities and robust research agenda.

SUNY Upstate, Syracuse City schools partner on series aimed at creating successful school year for kids in mind, body and home life

August 18, 2008

Medical experts will offer strategies for keeping mind and body healthy, while teachers offer tips on successful studying and creating a learning environment in the home.

University Hospital finds small communication device brings big boost in efficiencies

August 15, 2008

A small, lightweight, wearable communication device is now as ubiquitous as ID badges at University Hospital with its impact being felt by departments as diverse as ER and Food Service.

Free legal clinic for patients relocates

August 14, 2008

Clinic, now at University Hospital, assists patients with legal matters linked to housing, family situations, medical insurance.

College of Nursing awarded SUNY grant to hire faculty to help meet critical healthcare need

August 12, 2008

SUNY grant will enable college to train more nurse practitioners in family psychiatric mental health, a much-needed provider in rural areas.

University Hospital's new prayer wheel helps aids spiritual healing

July 25, 2008

Taken from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the prayer wheel helps capture patient, family prayers and petitions.

SUNY Upstate honors residency program directors and coordinators for outstanding leadership

July 22, 2008

Deborah Bradshaw, M.D., and Anne Jones have been honored by SUNY Upstate Medical University's Office of Graduate Medical Education for their outstanding leadership and effort on behalf of the university's medical residency programs.

Pharmacy rotation program expands

July 17, 2008

Pharmacy students from St. John Fisher College will gain insight in role pharmacists play in ambulatory care setting, drug management procedures with special emphasis on treating diabetes and its complications.

University Hospital, Onondaga County will host safety seminar and free bike helmet giveaway

July 14, 2008

Safety event is set for July 21 at Onondaga Lake Park.

SUNY Upstate student in Tanzania researching therapies for bacterial infections in the blood

July 14, 2008

Andrea Shaw wins $5,000 Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship for her work at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center.