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News Archives of 2002

Singing doctor duo dispenses medical advice in rap performance at Shea Middle School April 9

April 4, 2002

Information on how to be healthy and avoid bad habits like smoking will be dispensed to city teen-agers by a pair of rap-singing physicians.

Nancy Roizen, M.D., named professor of pediatrics and will direct new child developmental center at SUNY Upstate Medical University

April 3, 2002

Nancy J. Roizen, M.D., a leading expert on Down syndrome and developmental pediatrics, has been named professor of pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She joins SUNY Upstate from the University of Chicago, where she was a member of the faculty since 1985, most recently as associate professor of pediatrics and psychiatry in the Pritzker School of Medicine. In addition to her SUNY Upstate faculty appointment, Roizen will serve as vice chair of educational affairs and division director of pediatric neurosciences.

Nienke Dosa, M.D., named assistant professor of pediatrics and will serve as medical director of SUNY Upstate's Spina Bifida Center

March 26, 2002

Nienke Dosa, M.D., has been named assistant professor of developmental pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University and medical director of SUNY Upstate's Spina Bifida Center.

SUNY Upstate Medical University students get matched with residency programs on nationwide Match Day

March 21, 2002

At noon Thursday, March 21, 149 fourth-year students from SUNY Upstate Medical University's College of Medicine joined 14,336 graduating medical students from across the country in learning where they will spend their first year of training (or residency) in their chosen specialty.

SUNY Upstate publishes community mental health guide on how to confront psychological impact of terrorism

March 19, 2002

SUNY Upstate Medical University has published a guide on how the mental health community can be better prepared to address the psychological fallout of terrorism.

Vintastic to benefit University Hospital women's health services April 12

March 18, 2002

Upstate Medical University Foundation will present Vintastic, a wine-sampling benefit for University Hospital's women's health services Friday, April 12 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Avenue, Syracuse.

Local activities highlight Poison Prevention Week March 17 to 23

March 14, 2002

Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll and County Executive Nicholas Pirro will sign a proclamation Thursday, March 21 acknowledging the third week in March as Poison Prevention Week. The 10 a.m. ceremony, to take place in the Mayor's Office in City Hall, will feature a performance by Cathedral School students who will sign the jingle for the new poison information hotline.

County correctional facility nurses to receive bioethics training

March 11, 2002

Onondaga County Health Department nurses serving inmates at the Justice Center and the Onondaga County Correctional Facility at Jamesville will undergo six hours of bioethics training. The program is designed by the Institute for Ethics in Health Care (IEHC) and funded by a $5,950 grant from the Central New York Community Foundation.

Guharoy named fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology

March 11, 2002

Roy Guharoy, Pharm. D., director of pharmacy services at University Hospital, has been named a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (AACP). Guharoy also serves as associate professor and associate chief of the section of clinical pharmacology.

University Hospital's HealthLink program presents free health seminars

March 11, 2002