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News Archives of 2006

New director to lead SUNY Upstate Forensic Psychiatry; seeks community connections

December 20, 2006

James Knoll, M.D., wants SUNY Upstate program to aid community by addressing issues of safety and community threat.

SUNY Upstate Poison Center experts warn of hazards in homes decorated for the holidays.

December 13, 2006

Mistletoe, holly, snow sprays and some vintage Christmas decorations make the list of Yuletide hazards.

ADHD, scoliosis clinical trials under way

December 11, 2006

Effective treatments for ADHD and brain link to scoliosis are being studied by SUNY Upstate researchers.

Major increase in heart disease expected in next decade if rate of obesity not curbed

December 8, 2006

As the population becomes less active and more obese, doctors see a rise in this constellation of risk factors for cardiovascular disease, report says.

University Hospital earns commendation for cancer care; scores highest in key areas

December 4, 2006

University is the only hospital in Syracuse with a cancer program accredited by the American College of Surgeons.

Top names in ADHD gather in Syracuse

December 4, 2006

Some of the nation's leading experts on ADHD will answer questions from the public at Dec. 11 conference to celebrate 20 years of ADHD treatment at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

SUNY Upstate makes $5 million investment in new faculty

November 27, 2006

University creates dozens of new faculty positions to strengthen its academic mission, increase enrollment and enhance the area's research prowess.

Radiothon raises more than $60,000 for pediatric care

November 21, 2006

University Hospital's second floor lobby was transformed into a radio station for this pediatric fundraiser.

Health careers open house Dec. 2

November 21, 2006

Open house, especially suited for high school and college students and parents, will profile jobs in healthcare, from cardiovascular perfusion to radiation therapy.