SUNY Upstate medical students who worked on the events include, from left to right:
Kasandra Scales MSII, Chanel Thompson MSII, Samantha Jones MSII (SNMA co-vice-president), Iyabo Muse, MSII, Cadesa Ramharrack MSII (community service), Ikenna Anaka MSII, Ariba Chowdhury MSI (GSC representative), Latoya Lawrence MSII (SNMA president), and Mahendra Samaru, MS II. SUNY Upstate’s chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) hosted the “Triumphs and Struggles” dinner celebration. Families of Eunique Darby and Edward Swain attended, as did the representative from the of CNY marrow donor orgnazation and the newspaper reporter, a hospital chaplain and a pastor of a Syracuse church, all of whom spoke. Upstate’s president and senior associate vice president announced the president’s gift of $2,000 to begin the Eunique Darby &Edward Swain fund.