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News Archives of 2004

SUNY Upstate study tests the effect magnetic field has on bone density

September 16, 2004

SUNY Upstate Medical University researchers are seeking individuals aged 18 to 80 years to participate in a study to test pulsing electromagnetic field (PEMF) as a noninvasive, nonpharmaceutical way to reduce or reverse regional bone loss that occurs after fracture or surgery. If successful, PEMF may prove an effective intervention for reducing osteoporotic fractures in susceptible individuals, particularly the elderly.

Children's Miracle Network Special to air Sept. 15 on WIXT

September 15, 2004

The Central New York Children's Miracle Network (CMN) will broadcast a 30-minute program "Children's Miracle Network: Update to the Children's Hospital," Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. on WIXT-NewsChannel 9.

Two appointed to University Hospital spiritual care staff

September 1, 2004

The Rev. David J. James and Monica Czechowicz have been appointed Roman Catholic chaplains at University Hospital. As members of the hospital's spiritual care staff, James, and Czechowicz will offer spiritual guidance and support to University Hospital patients and staff.

Advocates for Upstate Medical University pledge $150,000 to Children's Hospital campaign

August 30, 2004

Advocates for Upstate Medical University have pledged $150,000 to the Central New York Children's Hospital at University Hospital. The Advocates is a volunteer membership organization serving SUNY Upstate and the area community with health education and other programming.

Design plans for Children's Hospital unveiled

August 23, 2004

Families, patients and visitors to the Central New York Children's Hospital at University Hospital will ascend in an elevator 80-feet to a "tree house" that will serve as the special entrance to the Central New York Children's Hospital. Once inside, families, patients and visitors will find a state-of-the-art patient care facility with extra special amenities, including a teen lounge, performance center, cafés, a family resource room and an indoor park.

SUNY Upstate welcomes students to campus Aug. 18

August 16, 2004

SUNY Upstate Medical University welcomes returning and new students to campus Wednesday, Aug. 18, with a series of events, including the traditional white coat ceremony for medical students.

Kinney Drugs pledges $500,000 to Children's Hospital campaign

August 16, 2004

Kinney Drugs has pledged $500,000 to the capital campaign for the Central New York Children's Hospital at University Hospital. With this pledge the campaign surpasses the $9.2 million mark. The campaign's goal is $15 million. The donation represents a pledge from both the Kinney Drugs Corporation and the Kinney Drugs Foundation.

Manlius physician named to Upstate Medical University Council

August 12, 2004

Michael R. O'Leary, M.D., corporate medical director of the Laboratory Alliance of Central New York and director of laboratories at Community General Hospital, has been named to the Council of the State University of New York Upstate Medical University by Gov. George Pataki. O'Leary earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate's College of Medicine in 1978.

Knights of Columbus and Kiwanis events to benefit children's hospital

July 30, 2004

Two upcoming events - one sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, the other by Kiwanis - will benefit the Central New York Children's Hospital at University Hospital.

Outpatient entrance to serve as front door as hospital main entrance and lobby close Aug. 12 for renovation

July 30, 2004

Beginning Aug. 12, University Hospital's main entrance and lobby will be closed for approximately one year as the entrance and lobby undergo extensive renovation.