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Upstate Announcements for July 3, 2019


11th annual Maureen T. O’Hara Teal There’s a Cure 5k Walk/Run is July 4 

The 11th annual Maureen T. O’Hara Teal There’s a Cure 5k Walk/Run will be held Thursday, July 4, at Marcellus Park, Marcellus, at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit ovarian cancer research, education and awareness including research at Upstate Medical University, and the Maureen T. O’Hara Teal There’s a Cure Fund, held at the Upstate Foundation, which provides ovarian cancer patient assistance. For more information and to register, visit the event link at https://www.upstatefoundation.org/events.  



Holiday closures July 4 and 5

Accounts Payable and Travel Office will be closed July 4 and 5. 



Cancer Center Rounds is July 12

Cancer Center Grand Rounds will be held Friday, July 12 at 7:30 a.m. in C1076. Dr. Marcin Kortylewski will present Engineering Oligonucleotide Therapeutics for Immunotherapy of Cold Tumors. For more information, email Jamie Mellone at mellonej@upstate.edu. 


Nominations for Excellence in Healthcare Awards due July 15

Nominations for 2019 Excellence in Healthcare awards, sponsored by BizEventz and Bankers Healthcare Group, are being accepted through July 15. Recognition will be given in the following categories: Ambulatory Surgery Center of Distinction, Healthcare Facility of Distinction, Excellence in Dentistry, Excellence in Medicine, Excellence in Surgery, Excellence in Veterinary Medicine, Excellence in Nursing, Outstanding Physical Therapist, Outstanding Hospital Executive, Heart of Healthcare, Impact Players, Outstanding Rising Star, and Healthcare Innovator.Awards will be presented Oct. 16. For information on how to nominate, go to: https://www.cnybj.com/bizeventz/forms/excellence-in-healthcare-nomination-form/

If you plan to nominate, email Megan Chase at chasem@upstate.edu. 



5th annual Transplant Golf Tournament is Aug. 2

The 5th annual Transplant Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Aug. 2 at Lake Shore Yacht and Country Club in Cicero. Proceeds benefit the Upstate University Hospital Transplant Patient Assistance Fund, held at the Upstate Foundation, that assists post-transplant patients with out-of-pocket expenses to ensure that their health care needs are met to maintain the life and longevity of their transplanted organ. A scholarship will be awarded to a pediatric transplant recipient. For more information and to register, visit www.UpstateFoundation.org/transplant.  For more information, email Tania Lyons at lyonst@upstate.edu.  



19th annual Biomedical Sciences Retreat is Sept. 10; registration ends Aug. 27

Registration for the College of Graduate Studies’ 19th annual Biomedical Sciences Retreat is now open. The retreat will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10 at The Lodge at Welch Allyn Conference Center. Registration closes Aug. 27 at noon.  

Registrants are eligible to submit an abstract and present a poster at the retreat. The deadline for abstract submissions is Aug. 20 at noon. Guidelines for submitting are available at www.upstate.edu/grad/about/retreat/index.php

For more information, contact Natalie Andrianos at andriann@upstate.edu  or 315-464-4547. 


New name for Office of Capital Programs

The Office of Capital Programs has been renamed Design and Construction. The office phone number, 315-464-4630, and its location at Sarah Loguen Center remain the same. 



Institute for Global Health seeks volunteers

Upstate’s Institute for Global Health seeks volunteers 18 years of age and older for a one-time, 60-minute blood draw. Volunteers will be compensated. To learn more, email trials@upstate.edu  or call 315-464-9869. 



HealthLink on Air features dermatology expert, neurologist, and psychiatry residents 

Among recent guests on HealthLink on Air are: dermatology chief Ramsay Farah, MD; neurologist Rosamma Joseph, MD; and psychiatry residents Mark Wiener, MD, and Trevor Scudamore, MD. HealthLink on Air, a radio show and podcast produced by Marketing and University Communications, is available on iTunes and other podcast sources and is broadcast on WRVO Public Media Sundays at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Complete shows and individual interviews are also available at www.healthlinkonair.org