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Pioneering physician's life prefigured women's struggles for equal rights, respect, access

Pioneering physician's life prefigured women's struggles for equal rights, respect, access

April 12, 2023

Interview with Janice Nimura, biographer of Elizabeth Blackwell


How treatment of poisoning has evolved; finding trustworthy medical information online; challenges for young doctors: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 20, 2022

How treatment of poisoning has evolved; finding trustworthy medical information online; challenges for young doctors: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 20, 2022

March 18, 2022

Interviews with toxicologist Christine Stork, PharmD, medical librarian Olivia...


Upstate New York Poison Center marks 65 years of advising about dangerous substances

Upstate New York Poison Center marks 65 years of advising about dangerous substances

March 4, 2022

Interview with Christine Stork, PharmD, clinical director of the Upstate New...


Studying a common childhood virus; preserving personal memories; treating arthritis of the hand: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb, 6, 2022

Studying a common childhood virus; preserving personal memories; treating arthritis of the hand: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb, 6, 2022

February 4, 2022

Interviews with pediatrician Joe Domachowske, MD, editor Deirdre Neilen, PhD,...


Dealing with concussion; medical clues from ancient mummies; wellness during a chronic condition: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

Dealing with concussion; medical clues from ancient mummies; wellness during a chronic condition: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

October 29, 2021

Interviews with rehabilitation psychologist Debbie Spinks, PhD, physician...


 Can Egyptian mummies reveal medical lessons for today?

Can Egyptian mummies reveal medical lessons for today?

October 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate researcher and cardiovascular perfusionist Hani Aiash,...


The parallels and collisions of two female medical pioneers; a role for social media during the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 6, 2021

The parallels and collisions of two female medical pioneers; a role for social media during the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 6, 2021

June 4, 2021

Interviews with physician, writer and Upstate alumnus Mike Magee, MD, and...


Medical trailblazers and frenemies, Elizabeth Blackwell and Florence Nightingale fought Victorian social expectations on parallel tracks

Medical trailblazers and frenemies, Elizabeth Blackwell and Florence Nightingale fought Victorian social expectations on parallel tracks

May 17, 2021

Interview with Upstate graduate and medical historian Mike Magee, MD


The pandemic's uneven effects across racial groups; historical echoes of personal freedom vs. public health: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

The pandemic's uneven effects across racial groups; historical echoes of personal freedom vs. public health: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

February 18, 2021

Interviews with Upstate Chief Diversity Officer Daryll Dykes, MD, PhD, JD, and...


Concept of 'medical liberty' stirred emotions in 19th-century Britain as well as in modern-day America

Concept of 'medical liberty' stirred emotions in 19th-century Britain as well as in modern-day America

February 17, 2021

Interview with Haejoo Kim, a PhD candidate at Syracuse University


A biographer looks at pioneering physician Elizabeth Blackwell; doctors-to-be reflect on Blackwell and their med school experience: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021

A biographer looks at pioneering physician Elizabeth Blackwell; doctors-to-be reflect on Blackwell and their med school experience: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021

January 29, 2021

Interviews with biographer Janice Nimura and Upstate medical students Neelima...


Author of new Blackwell biography shares details about the groundbreaking Upstate graduate

Author of new Blackwell biography shares details about the groundbreaking Upstate graduate

January 28, 2021

Interview with Janice Nimura, author of a new biography of the sisters Elizabeth...


What medical school is like for women today

What medical school is like for women today

January 22, 2021

Interview with Upstate medical students Sruti Akula, left, and Neelima...


Boosting one's spirits and energy in winter; insights into pandemics; regenerating the retina: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021

Boosting one's spirits and energy in winter; insights into pandemics; regenerating the retina: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021

December 31, 2020

Interviews with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD; authors and...


Mother-daughter research team compares COVID-19 to previous pandemics in new book

Mother-daughter research team compares COVID-19 to previous pandemics in new book

December 8, 2020

Interview with Allison Kavey, PhD, left, and her mother, Rae-Ellen Kavey, MD,...


Polio, a paralyzing disease that is now mostly, but not entirely, a memory

Polio, a paralyzing disease that is now mostly, but not entirely, a memory

October 2, 2020

interview with Upstate neurologist Jenny Meyer, MD


What to make of the coronavirus outbreak; vaping's dangers and common drugs of abuse: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

What to make of the coronavirus outbreak; vaping's dangers and common drugs of abuse: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

January 31, 2020

Interviews with Stephen Thomas, MD, infectious disease chief at Upstate, and...


Heart drugs with ancient roots; surgical treatment of obesity; transgender health challenges: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018

Heart drugs with ancient roots; surgical treatment of obesity; transgender health challenges: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018

December 7, 2018


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