News Archives of 2012


Upstate Breast Care Center opens at Community Campus

Upstate Breast Care Center opens at Community Campus

December 21, 2012

Officials say location provides added convenience for patients with on-site mammogram available as well as same day surgeon consults.


Upstate's medicine department gets $1M gift

Upstate's medicine department gets $1M gift

December 21, 2012

Upstate will create an endowed professorship in honor of retired nephrologist, thanks to gift by Nashville-based dialysis company.


Upstate earns NICHE designation

Upstate earns NICHE designation

December 19, 2012

NICHE designation (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) highlights Upstate's commitment to provide enhanced care to older adult patients.


U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tours Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tours Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

December 17, 2012

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, center, tours Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital with, from left, Linda McAleer, RN, director of nursing for pediatrics at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, Upstate Medical University President David R. Smith, MD, and Robert Marzella, associate administrator of Upstate University Hospital.


Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital provides free flu shots during Christmas Bureau registration

Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital provides free flu shots during Christmas Bureau registration

December 10, 2012

Enrique Reyes prepares to receive a free flu shot while his sons, Yeik and Juniel, both 4, look on. Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital physicians and medical students will provide free flu shots to those registering for the annual Salvation Army Christmas Bureau Monday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 14 at the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center, 800 S. State St., Syracuse. The effort, led by infectious disease specialists Manika Suryadevara, MD, and Joseph Domachowske, MD, is part of a program designed to study the public's understanding of influenza, influenza vaccine and vaccine safety.


Upstate to provide flu shots at Salvation Army Christmas Bureau registration Dec. 10 to 14

Upstate to provide flu shots at Salvation Army Christmas Bureau registration Dec. 10 to 14

December 10, 2012

Families registering for the Salvation Army Christmas Bureau are eligible to receive free flu vaccine Monday through Friday at the Oncenter.


Academic drug discovery and development is topic of Upstate symposium Dec. 11

Academic drug discovery and development is topic of Upstate symposium Dec. 11

December 7, 2012

Four university biomedical researchers will discuss their studies and how their findings can lead to the discovery and development of more effective therapies to fight cancer and other diseases.


Upstate students help Red Cross Holiday for Heroes program

Upstate students help Red Cross Holiday for Heroes program

December 7, 2012

Upstate Medical University students are participating in a Pathway to Wellness program designed to give students a break, activate their creative brain and delivery holiday joy. More than 28 cards will be delivered to veterans, military families and active-duty service members around the world as part of the American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program. Students will continue to make cards for our own hospitalized patients throughout the holiday season.


Upstate oncologist honored by local hospice center for compassionate care

Upstate oncologist honored by local hospice center for compassionate care

December 6, 2012

Ajeet Gajra, MD, is this year's recipient of the Anita Award, an accolade that recognizes the physician's compassion and commitment to caring for patients with life-threatening illnesses.


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