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News Archives of 2001

SUNY Upstate's Mini-Med School starts March 7

March 2, 2001

SUNY Upstate's Mini-Med School, featuring presentations by some of the country's top medical doctors and scientists, will begin its spring session March 7.

Ethics of assisted suicide is focus of Faith and Values Forum March 7

March 1, 2001

Kathy Faber-Langendoen, M.D., director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities and Medical Alumni Endowed Professor of Bioethics at SUNY Upstate Medical University, will present "Assisted Suicide: A Matter of Faith" at the Faith and Values Forum Wednesday, March 7 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Ninth Floor Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 744 Irving Avenue.

SUNY Upstate seeks participants for major lung cancer screening study

February 27, 2001

SUNY Upstate Medical University is seeking 500 volunteers for its two-year New York Early Lung Cancer Action (NY-ELCAP) screening study.

SUNY Upstate Medical University to hold career expo March 3

February 26, 2001

SUNY Upstate Medical University, one of the area's largest employers, will spotlight current job openings at a Career Expo Saturday, March 3 at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Avenue. The expo, which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature presentations on a wide range of career opportunities currently available at SUNY Upstate.

'Little Gifts for Life' auction to benefit University Hospital's children's cancer center is set for March 30 at the Oncenter

February 16, 2001

The fifth annual dinner and auction "Little Gifts for Life" to benefit University Hospital's Center for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders is set for Friday, March 30 at the ballroom of the Oncenter, 800 S. State St.

Golf great Arnold Palmer to participate in Upstate Medical University's Third Annual Central New York Region Skins Game June 18

February 15, 2001

Golf great Arnold Palmer to participate in Upstate Medical University's Third Annual Central New York Region Skins Game June 18

University Hospital registered nurse salary enhancement program approved by SUNY Board of Trustees

February 13, 2001

University Hospital will implement a competitive new nursing salary plan that will recognize experienced nurses and offer a generous pay increase for working evenings, nights and weekends effective March 1. The salary enhancement plan was developed by University Hospital and approved by the SUNY trustees Jan. 23.

Humphrey named research coordinator for Upstate Medical University

February 12, 2001

Barbara Humphrey has been named research coordinator for the Research Development Office at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In this position, Humphrey assists Upstate Medical University faculty in their research and grant application efforts.

Author M. Elizabeth Carnegie to headline SUNY Upstate Black History Month events

February 5, 2001

Award-winning author and nurse M. Elizabeth Carnegie will deliver the keynote address at one of Upstate Medical University's Black History Month programs, to be held Wednesday, Feb. 21 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Weiskotten Hall Medical Alumni Auditorium, 766 Irving Avenue, Syracuse. Carnegie's lecture is free and open to the public. The theme of Upstate's 2001 Black History Month celebration is "An Historical Perspective of Nursing."

SUNY Upstate student named Howard Hughes Research Scholar

January 30, 2001

Igor Barani, a third-year medical student at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to participate in the HHMI-NIH Research Scholars Program