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News Archives of 2001

Syracuse dentist named to Upstate Medical University Council

October 10, 2001

Syracuse dentist Dr. Donald T. Sheridan has been appointed by New York Gov. George Pataki to the SUNY Upstate Medical University Council. Sheridan will serve until June 30, 2007. He succeeds Otto C. Feliu, whose term has expired.

University Hospital seeks volunteers of all ages

October 5, 2001

University Hospital has volunteer opportunities available in a number of areas of hospital operations and patient care areas.

SUNY Upstate symposium explores ethical issues related to medical advertising Oct. 17

October 3, 2001

The advertising of prescription drugs and other medications and its impact on the public's view on dispensation of medication and the treatment of illness will be explored at the ninth annual President's Ethics Symposium, "Marketing Medicines: Help or Harm," Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

University Hospital surgeon to speak on new CT screening for lung cancer Oct. 3 at Shoppingtown Mall

October 1, 2001

Leslie Kohman, M.D., a thoracic surgeon at University Hospital and professor of medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, will discuss the benefits of a new CT screening test during a presentation Oct. 3 on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall. The presentation, which is sponsored by University Hospital's OASIS program is from 9 to 10 a.m. and is free and open to the public.

Candlelight vigil honors survivors and those who have died from childhood cancers Sept. 28

September 24, 2001

Survivors of childhood cancer, their parents and supporters will participate in a candlelight vigil Friday, Sept. 28 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby at University Hospital, 750 East Adams Street.

Michael Roizen, M.D., to speak on his RealAge concept in public lecture Sept. 21 at SUNY Upstate Medical University

September 17, 2001

Michael Roizen, M.D., dean of the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University and author of "RealAge: Are You As Young As You Can Be?" will discuss his RealAge concept at a public lecture Friday, Sept. 21. The lecture, which is free, will be held in Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave. The lecture is sponsored by the Syracuse Medical Alumni Association at SUNY Upstate.

SUNY Upstate President Eastwood issues statement regarding terrorist attacks

September 12, 2001

The following statement was issued by Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY Upstate Medical University today (Sept. 12, 2001):

University Hospital to hold free screening for people with leg pain Sept. 19

September 10, 2001

Individuals who suffer from leg pain when walking may have peripheral vascular disease (PVD), a potentially fatal disease that affects 10 million Americans. The screening will test for peripheral vascular disease, which is warning sign of increased risk of heart attack, stroke and aneurysm.

SUNY Upstate Medical Alumni Association to provide extra scholarship support for expected $2,000 tuition hike

September 4, 2001

SUNY Upstate Medical University is making $50,000 in scholarship support available to provide students in the College of Medicine some financial relief from an expected $2,000 tuition increase.

Statement by SUNY Upstate Medical University on Plans to Proceed with the Creation of a Comprehensive Children's Center for Central New York

August 21, 2001

With the announcement today of our new pediatrics chairman, Dr. Thomas B. Welch of the Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati, SUNY Upstate Medical University, is making clear its commitment to developing a comprehensive Children's Center for Central New York.