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News Archives of 2000

University Hospital's radiation oncology department wins honor from Hospice of Central New York

February 17, 2000

The annual accolade, named for a former hospice patient, recognizes physicians for their commitment to communicate openly, honestly, and sensitively with patients and their respect of each patient's decisions about health care needs.

Binghamton City School Superintendent James E. Lee named to SUNY Upstate Medical University Council

February 1, 2000

SYRACUSE, N.Y. ¿ James E. Lee, superintendent of the Binghamton City School District, has been appointed by New York Gov. George Pataki to the SUNY Upstate Medical University Council, formerly known as the Health Science Center Council. Lee will serve until June 30, 2004. He succeeds Barbara A. Wolfson, whose term has expired.

SUNY Upstate Medical University will rename street to honor of one nation's first African-American women physicians Feb. 2

February 1, 2000

Upstate Medical University will rename one of its campus roads to honor one of the nation's first African-American women physicians in a ceremony Wednesday, Feb.2. C-D Street, which runs between Harrison and Adams streets, will be renamed Sarah Loguen Street to honor Sarah Loguen Fraser, M.D., who in 1876 became the first African-American woman to earn a medical degree at the Syracuse University College of Medicine, which is now SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Institute for Human Performance opens at Upstate Medical University Jan. 27

January 25, 2000

Skaneateles native Tom Scherrer to play in Upstate Medical University's charity Skins Game June 20

January 18, 2000

Editor-in-chief of People magazine to present at Upstate Medical University's Diversity and Affirmative Action Conference Jan. 19

January 10, 2000

Upstate Medical University physician to co-direct national pediatric HIV drug trial

January 5, 2000

Upstate Medical University's Auxiliary to present "Mystery and Merlot" Jan. 27

January 4, 2000