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News Archives of 2004

Eastwood Rotary pledges $35,000 to Central New York Children's Hospital

November 22, 2004

SYRACUSE, N.Y.- The Eastwood Rotary Club has pledged $35,000 to the Central New York Children's Hospital capital campaign. The gift will name a pediatric oncology/hematology patient room in the children's hospital.

SUNY Upstate Medical University observes the Great American Smokeout

November 19, 2004

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - In observance of the Great American Smokeout, Nov. 18, SUNY Upstate Medical University, the region's largest employer, will ask all employees, students and visitors to its campus, including University Hospital, to refrain voluntarily from smoking anywhere on its grounds. Smoking currently is only prohibited indoors. More than 7,000 individuals a day come in contact with the campus.

National Hope on Wheels visits University Hospital

November 19, 2004

University Hospital was the 15th stop on the national Hope On Wheels tour, an initiative driven by the 640 U.S. Hyundai car dealers designed to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research at The Central New York Children's Hospital at University Hospital. Hyundai dealers and Hyundai Motor America have contributed almost $6 million for pediatric cancer research since 1998 through the company's Helping Kids Win Against Cancer charitable program. During the Hope on Wheels visit, the Syracuse Area Hyundai Dealers presented a $50,000 donation to the CNY Children's Hospital, designated for pediatric cancer research and treatment.

Fayetteville teen raises $11,500 for the Central New York Children's Hospital

November 15, 2004

Ask 13-year old Josh Anbar for his definition of the word "caring" and he'll tell you that it's doing things to help other people. Because he cared, Josh single-handedly raised $11,500 over a summer for University Hospital's pediatric patients and the upcoming CNY Children's Hospital at University Hospital.

Thanksgiving Day race to benefit children's hospital

November 15, 2004

Central New Yorkers are invited to participate in the 36th annual Baldwinsville Kiwanis Turkey Day Races Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25, at C.W. Baker High School, 29 East Oneida St., Baldwinsville. The event, sponsored by the Baldwinsville Kiwanis Chapter and the Central New York Children's Miracle Network, will benefit the CNY Children's Hospital at University Hospital.

SUNY Upstate receives $100,000 state grant to support clinical skills teaching center

November 12, 2004

SUNY Upstate Medical University has received a $100,000 state grant to support the Clinical Skills Teaching Center, a main feature of SUNY Upstate's new academic building, which is slated to open in the fall of 2006. The announcement was made today, Nov. 12, by state Sen. Nancy Larraine Hoffmann.

Major phase of lobby demolitions begins Nov. 8

November 4, 2004

SUNY Upstate initiaties personality disorder study

November 2, 2004

Researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University are conducting a study, the findings of which may lead to the nation's first scientifically proven method to treat a mental and behavioral condition that profoundly alters a person's quality of life.

'Diabetic Chef' to speak at SUNY Upstate community diabetes forum Nov. 10

November 2, 2004

Chris Smith, ?the Diabetic Chef,' will demonstrate healthy cooking techniques for diabetics during SUNY Upstate Medical University 2004 Community Diabetes Forum Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the OnCenter in Syracuse.

SUNY Upstate hosts health career open house Nov. 6

November 1, 2004

Some of the most in-demand health care careers will be spotlighted at the Health Careers Open House Saturday, Nov. 6, sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University's College of Health Professions.