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News Archives of 2002

'Little Gifts for Life' auction to benefit University Hospital's children's cancer center is March 23 at the Oncenter

February 27, 2002

The sixth annual dinner and auction "Little Gifts for Life" to benefit University Hospital's Center for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders will be held Saturday, March 23 at the Oncenter, 800 S. State St.

New SUNY Upstate center seeks to increase research funding

February 15, 2002

SUNY Upstate Medical University has created a new center designed to strengthen the institution's research efforts and increase the amount of research grants awarded to clinical faculty and basic science faculty.

Children's Miracle Network Horse on Parade to be decorated with names of children

February 12, 2002

Illustrator Susan Keeter invites Central New Yorkers to participate in Syracuse's upcoming Horses on Parade arts project. For a minimum donation of $10 to benefit the Central New York Children's Miracle Network, Keeter will paint children's names in clouds on "Miracle Champion." 'Miracle Champion,' one of the more than 100 fiberglass horse statues to be featured in Parade of Horses, is sponsored by Hancock and Estabrook LLP Counselors at Law in honor of the CNY Children's Miracle Network. To ensure privacy, only the child's first name and first initial of the last name will be used.

Stoner named director of Volunteer Initiatives at University Hospital

February 12, 2002

Donna Stoner has been named director of Volunteer Initiatives at University Hospital, a newly organized department that includes the hospital's Volunteer Services, Office of Spiritual Care and Advocates for Upstate Medical University.

SUNY Upstate's Department of Ophthalmology receives grant, award

February 11, 2002

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded two grants to the Department of Ophthalmology at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

SUNY Upstate president at forefront of national campaign to expand health coverage for all

February 8, 2002

SUNY Upstate Medical University and the nation's other academic health centers have set themselves a challenge: to find a cure to a chronically ill health care delivery system that now counts nearly 39 million Americans (or 14 percent of the U.S. population) as being without health insurance.

SUNY Upstate's vascular laboratory receives accreditation

February 4, 2002

SUNY Upstate Medical University's vascular laboratory was recognized recently for its commitment to providing high level patient care and quality testing for the diagnosis of vascular disease. SUNY Upstate achieved accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL).

Syracuse resident earns board certification in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy

February 4, 2002

Kevin Neville has been accepted as a board certified clinical specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Neville is one of only 10 board certified specialists in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy in New York.

SUNY Upstate holds health fair at Bellevue Elementary School Feb. 8

February 1, 2002

Children and their parents will be tested on how well they wash their hands, learn about healthy snacks and a wide array of other health issues at a health fair Friday, Feb. 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bellevue Elementary School, 530 Stolp Ave., Syracuse. The fair, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by students in the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

SUNY Upstate celebrates Black History Month with public events

January 31, 2002

SUNY Upstate Medical University will host free events open to the public in February in celebrate Black History Month.