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News Archives of 2001

Consumer health issues take center stage at Fifth Annual Healthcare Marketplace Conference June 13 and 14 at the Oncenter

May 25, 2001

Health care consumers will be able to find out the latest information on a variety of issues, including heart disease, diabetes, dieting, infertility and massage therapy as part of the Fifth Annual Healthcare Marketplace to be held June 13 and 14 at the OnCenter in Syracuse. In addition to 34 consumer sessions to be presented June 13, the conference offers 21 presentations geared to health care professionals and executives. Sessions each day will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. The presenting sponsor of the two-day conference is BlueCross Blue Shield of Central New York. It is co-sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Bioethics expert to present lecture on "What's Wrong with Cloning?" May 23 at SUNY Upstate Medical University

May 16, 2001

One of the nation's leading bioethicists, Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D., will present "What's Wrong with Cloning?" Wednesday, May 23 at 3 p.m. on the campus of SUNY Upstate Medical University. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held in Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse.

New study sheds light on treating SSRI-induced sexual dysfunction

May 16, 2001

In the first clinical study of its kind, researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University have found that a popular strategy, Wellbutrin SR in commonly used doses, does not correct antidepressant-induced sexual function. The findings are published in the May issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry.

SUNY Chancellor Robert King to speak at Upstate Medical University Commencement May 20

May 8, 2001

State University of New York Chancellor Robert L. King and nationally recognized psychiatrist Thomas Szasz, M.D., will offer remarks at SUNY Upstate Medical University's 167th Commencement Sunday, May 20 beginning at 1 p.m. in the Crouse Hinds Theater of the John H. Mulroy Civic Center, Syracuse. During the exercises, Szasz will receive an honorary doctor of science degree from the State University Board of Trustees.

Paige's Butterfly Fun Run and Walk set for June 2 Event in memory of Baldwinsville child will raise money for University Hospital 's Center for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders

May 2, 2001

More than 600 people are expected to participate in the fifth annual Paige's Butterfly Fun Run and Walk Saturday, June 2 at Palmer Elementary School, Hicks Road, Baldwinsville.

SUNY Upstate psychiatrist examines defiance in the family in new book

April 26, 2001

Defiance in children or adolescents is likely to occur when they lose faith in the adult world to care for them, suggests psychiatrist David Keith, M.D., in his new book, "Defiance in the Family: Finding Hope in Therapy" (Brunner-Routledge, 2001).

SUNY Upstate to hold Paget's disease patient meeting April 28

April 26, 2001

SUNY Upstate Medical University physicians will offer the latest information on Paget's disease Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave, Syracuse.

Area clergy to be briefed on medical issues, including health care ethics, during University Hospital's annual Clergy Day May 8

April 25, 2001

Clergy from throughout Onondaga County will be briefed on a variety of medical issues, including ethics in health care and advance directives during University Hospital's Ninth Annual Clergy Day Tuesday, May 8 at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave., Syracuse. Presentations will run from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

'Miracle Ride' to benefit Children's Miracle Network May 20

April 23, 2001

Central New York motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to take a "Miracle Ride" around Oneida Lake in a benefit for the Children's Miracle Network Sunday, May 20, rain or shine. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the Spinning Wheel Restaurant, 7384 Thompson Road, North Syracuse. The ride around Oneida Lake begins at 11:30 a.m.

Robert Corona, D.O., named Computer Professional of the Year

April 20, 2001

Robert Corona, D.O., clinical associate professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been named Computer Professional of the Year 2000. The award is presented by several professional societies, including the Association of Professional Computer Consultants, Windows Developers Forum and ACM First Society of Computing.