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News Archives of 2001

SUNY Upstate's Jose Jalife, M.D., receives Distinguished Scientist Award from American College of Cardiology

March 21, 2001


Manlius teen's fundraiser to fight cancer benefits University Hospital and Ronald McDonald House

March 20, 2001

Patrick Cole, a 16-year-old Fayetteville-Manlius High School student, has contributed $12,000 to University Hospital's Center for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders and $3,500 to the Ronald McDonald House.

SUNY Upstate conference hopes to build relationships between CNY's basic and clinical scientists March 29

March 19, 2001

Forming relationships between Central New York's basic and clinical scientists is the goal of an Upstate Medical University conference titled "Translational Research: Bridging the Gap," to be held Thursday, March 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Sheraton University Hotel and Conference Center, 801 University Avenue, Syracuse. The conference is sponsored by SUNY Upstate's Department of Research Administration and its Clinical Trials Office.

Central New York Poison Control Center urges parents to become aware of household poisons during Poison Prevention Month

March 14, 2001

With March designated as Poison Prevention Month, the Central New York Poison Control Center is urging parents to become more aware of the poisonous substances that might be easily found by young children at home.

Meditation retreat to feature national meditation leader April 7 and 8

March 14, 2001

Myoshin Kelley, a nationally recognized meditation leader and instructor, will be featured in a weekend of silent meditation retreats Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8. The retreats are sponsored by the Stress Reduction Program at University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

SUNY Upstate to present Health Careers Open House March 24

March 14, 2001

SUNY Upstate Medical University's College of Health Professions will sponsor a free Health Careers Open House Saturday, March 24 from 8:45 a.m. to noon in Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Avenue, Syracuse. The open house is intended for high school and college students, parents, counselors, teachers and college faculty and others who are interested in learning about the health professions and nursing.

Vintastic to benefit University Hospital women's health services April 6

March 13, 2001

Upstate Medical University Foundation Inc. will present Vintastic, a benefit for University Hospital's women's health services Friday, April 6 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lafayette Golf & Country Club, 4480 Lafayette Road, Jamesville.

Unsecured guns found in more than a third of gun-owning households, finds survey by the local gun safety task force

March 8, 2001

More than a third (37 percent ) of all households participating in a local gun owner survey reported having at least one unsecured gun on the premises.

LPGA's Sally Dee to complete foursome in CNY Skins Game June 18

March 7, 2001

Syracuse native Sally Dee, who plays on the LGPA Tour, has been tapped to complete the foursome for this year's CNY Region Skins Game to benefit SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dee will join Arnold Palmer, Peter Jacobsen and Chip Beck for the event at Lafayette Golf & Country Club June 18.

Seven Oswego County agencies will be recognized for their work in poison prevention March 5

March 2, 2001

Seven agencies in Oswego County will be honored for their work in poison prevention education by the Central New York Poison Control Center (CNYPCC) during a ceremony March 5 at Leighton School, Buccaneer Blvd, Oswego.