News Archives of 2010

Upstate to give away free bike helmets at State Fair

August 31, 2010

Upstate Medical University will giveaway free bicycle helmets at the New York State Fair Sept. 4. The activity is part of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Helmet Giveaway campaign to create greater awareness among children and parents about the importance of wearing helmets while biking.

Upstate brings health information to the State Fair

August 30, 2010

Medical professionals will provide all types of health information and a slew of health screenings during the 12-day run of the New York State Fair, now through Sept. 6 Free blood pressure screenings, glaucoma testing and a bike-helmet giveaway will be offered.

Upstate rolls out welcome mat for new students

August 19, 2010

Upstate Medical University welcomes students and families to campus with a full schedule of orientation activities that include white coat ceremonies, campus tours, academic and informational sessions and social events. Classes begin Aug. 23.

SUNY Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards

August 17, 2010

SUNY Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards.

OASIS/HealthLink programs open in new site

August 17, 2010

Former Telergy building in East Syracuse is new location, providing 11,000 square feet to serve more participants and grow health and educational programming. OASIS and HealthLink are sponsored by Upstate Medical University.

Upstate Medical University students participate in PBS production

July 29, 2010

Upstate Medical University students, in white coats, are filmed by a PBS crew as they tour Syracuse's near Westside with area residents. The medical students offered their insight on designing healthy communities for an upcoming PBS special that is addressing the Syracuse-area environment and its impact on healthy living.

Upstate opens Family Behavior Analysis Clinic

July 26, 2010

The clinic will assess and treat behavioral disorders in individuals aged 2 to 21, primarily those with developmental disabilities. Clinic will specialize in treatment of individuals who exhibit such disorders as aggression, tantrums, food selectivity or refusal.

Upstate plans for west campus take shape

July 22, 2010

Upstate Medical University has acquired two vacant downtown high-rises as part of the University's plans to develop a west campus and offer additional housing opportunities for its students, medical residents and hospital staff.

Upstate is first local hospital to participate in NYSERDA National Grid partnership to save energy usage, costs

July 20, 2010

The Energy Efficiency For Health partnership will help National Grid's hospital customers across the state to reduce their energy usage and cut greenhouse gas emissions through more efficient use of electricity and natural gas.

College of Nursing gets $46,690 for nursing scholarships

July 16, 2010

The College of Nursing at Upstate Medical University has been awarded $46,690 from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) to provide scholarships for nurses pursuing their advanced degrees.