News Archives of 2011

Upstate event to highlight healing role of music Aug. 13

August 2, 2011

Keys for Cancer will be an evening of music and insight into the healing role of music in medicine to be held Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel on the Syracuse University campus. Musicians from Upstate Medical University and from Central New York will perform.

Upstate, Binghamton sign agreement aiding missions

August 2, 2011

Articulation agreement between SUNY Upstate and Binghamton University provides strategic links between both campuses for student access to continued education in the biomedical sciences and research fellowships.

Upstate, SU share grant to test prosthetic materials

July 22, 2011

Researchers at Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University will share a $24,600 grant from a Central New York Community Foundation fund to study new prosthetic materials that may stimulate cell growth for the treatment of vascular disease.

Upstate announces the following appointments and recognitions

July 21, 2011

Upstate announces the following appointments and recognitions

Upstate ranked as top hospital in Syracuse

July 20, 2011

U.S. News & World Report ranked Upstate University Hospital as the top hospital in the Syracuse metro region in its 2011-12 Best Hospital report. In addition, U.S. News ranked the specialty care areas of cancer; ear, nose and throat; kidney disorders; and urology.

1,000 origami cranes take flight at Golisano Children's

July 15, 2011

The cranes, a gift from students at St. Mary's Academy in Baldwinsville, were donated to the hospital patients as an offering of hope and peace. The cranes are suspended from the ceiling of the 12th floor gallery in Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. The exhibit runs through July 29.

Miracle Ride, Butterfly Run raise more than $200,000

July 14, 2011

Two of Upstate Medical University's key pediatric fundraising events attracted participation by more than 1,600 people are raised more than $200,000 for pediatric cancer care and research.

Upstate Medical University acquires Community General

July 7, 2011

After more than a year of planning, the acquisition of Community General Hospital by Upstate Medical University is now official. The historic deal creates one hospital with two campuses; provides academic medical center with opportunities for growth and preserves healthcare on Onondaga Hill.

University Hospital earns praise for recycling efforts

July 5, 2011

Upstate University Hospital is the first hospital in the county to be recognized for its recycling efforts by the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA). Upstate was named a Blue Ribbon Recycler by OCRRA in recognition of the institution's commitment to the environment and its extensive recycling initiatives.

Harpist brings soothing sounds to patients

June 22, 2011

She pulls her cart from hospital room to hospital room, helping sick patients feel better, but Dona Wonacott is no nurse dispensing medications. She's a volunteer from the Center for Spiritual Care at Upstate Medical University, and her cart contains a 25-string harp.