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News Archives of 2000

Sara Pudne grand prize winner "2000 CNY Design a Dream Doll Contest"

November 9, 2000

Sara Pudney, 9, a student at St. Daniel's Elementary School in Syracuse, has been named the grand prize winner of the Auxiliary to Upstate Medical University's 2000 CNY Design a Dream Doll contest.

Small business funding of research is topic of SUNY Upstate workshop

November 7, 2000

Tips and strategies on how for-profit companies and not-for-profit research organizations can collaborate to bring new innovations to market will be offered during a free workshop Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Institute for Human Performance on the campus of SUNY Upstate Medical University. The workshop, which includes lunch, will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, call 315-464-5476.

SUNY Upstate gala to benefit the Institute for Cardiovascular Research Dec. 2 at Hotel Syracuse

November 7, 2000


University Hospital puts volunteers in Emergency Room to offer support to patients and families

November 7, 2000

University Hospital's Emergency Room Volunteer Program is Central New York's newest initiative to make a visit to the hospital less stressful.

SUNY Upstate physician honored for commitment to emergency medicine

October 30, 2000

E. Jackson Allison, Jr., M.D., professor of emergency medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been honored for his commitment to emergency medicine by the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM). Allison also serves as physician executive and director of emergency medicine at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Syracuse.

University Hospital patients invited to submit art for upcoming exhibition

October 20, 2000

Former adult inpatients of University Hospital are invited to submit art work for SUNY Upstate Medical University's monthly art exhibitions.

Children with cancer and blood disorders create holiday greeting cards to benefit University Hospital

October 18, 2000

Holiday greeting cards created by Central New York children afflicted with cancer and blood disorders will be sold to benefit the Center for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders at University Hospital. This is the fifth consecutive year that patients from the center have designed greeting cards for the fundraiser. Since 1996 more than $17,000 has been raised by the card sale.

National Public Access Defibrillation study will take place at 40 sites throughout Central New York

October 12, 2000

Researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University, supported by a $298,000 federal grant, will participate in a national two-year study to assess how the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) by trained volunteers compares to the use of CPR in responding to sudden cardiac arrests in public places.

Albanese named chair of orthopedic surgery at SUNY Upstate

October 11, 2000

Stephen A. Albanese, M.D., of Manlius, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The appointment was made by Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY Upstate and dean of the College of Medicine.

David H.P. Streeten, leading researcher into the cause and diagnosis of hypertension, is dead at 78

October 11, 2000

David H. P. Streeten, professor emeritus of medicine at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University at Syracuse whose early research contributed to the discovery of a new cause of hypertension, died Sept. 30 at University Hospital in Syracuse. He was 78. The cause of death was a cerebral hemorrhage, according to his wife, Barbara W. Streeten, M.D., professor of ophthalmology and pathology at the SUNY Upstate Medical University.