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News Archives of 1999

Pediatric Transport Team at University Hospital Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Appeal for More Nurses

November 17, 1999

$20 Million Renovation of Health Science Center's Weiskotten Hall is Under Way

November 15, 1999

SUNY Health Science Center Wins $975,000 Federal Contract to Develop Statewide Emergency Notification Plan

November 9, 1999

The State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse has signed a 3-year $975,000 contract with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Intelligent Transportation Systems Program to develop a statewide emergency notification plan that could drastically reduce emergency response time to traffic crashes, especially in rural areas.

Jerry Mathers, TV's Beaver Cleaver, to Speak at Diabetes Conference Nov. 20

November 3, 1999

Jerry Mathers, who portrayed Beaver Cleaver in the 1950s television serial "Leave It to Beaver," will speak about his struggle with diabetes at a conference on "Taking Control of Your Diabetes" Saturday, Nov. 20 at the OnCenter. The conference is sponsored by the Joslin Center for Diabetes at University Hospital of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse.

Health Science Center Clinical Professor Elected to Board of Directors of the American Academy of Pediatrics

November 1, 1999

Robert Corwin, M.D., clinical professor of pediatrics at the State University of New York Health Science at Syracuse, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The AAP represents some 55,000 primary care pediatricians, and pediatric medical and surgical specialists dedicated to the health and well being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

Health Science Center Conference to Highlight Obesity Treatments

November 1, 1999

Conference to Highlight Latest Information on Lead Poisoning in Children, Adults and Ways to Combat the Problem Oct. 27, 28

October 26, 1999

A significant health concern for both children and adults, lead poisoning will be the topic of a two-day conference in Syracuse this week. "The Second Syracuse Lead Conference," sponsored by the State University of New York Health Science Center, will be held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Hotel Syracuse Radisson Plaza.

Indoor Air Quality Expert to Address Area Businesses, Institutions Oct. 29

October 22, 1999

James McGrath, Ph.D., an internationally known scientist recognized for his work on the health effects of poor indoor air quality, will present "Particulate Matter: Health Science and Regulation" Friday, Oct. 29 at the State University of New York Health Science Center. The lecture will run from 1 to 2 p.m. and take place in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Avenue. A networking reception will precede the lecture at 12:30 p.m.

David H. Northrup Jr. named to Health Science Center Council

October 18, 1999

David H. Northrup Jr., partner and vice chairman of Univisions Communications Group, a Syracuse-based communications company, has been appointed by Gov. George Pataki to the Health Science Center Council. Northrup will serve until June 30, 2005.

Medical Myths Debunked at University Hospital's Women's Health Forum Nov. 6

October 18, 1999

University Hospital physicians will debunk the medical myths surrounding women's health issues in a Women's Health Forum on "What You Don't Know Can Hurt You" Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Carousel Center Skydeck. Registration fee is $15, which includes a Continental breakfast and coffee break. To register, call 315-464-8668. All presenters are members of the SUNY Health Science Center faculty.