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News Archives of 2006

President David R. Smith, M.D., to preside over first Fall Faculty Convocation Sept. 13

September 11, 2006

David R. Smith, M.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University's new president, will preside over his first Fall Faculty Convocation Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium.

Alumni return for reunion Sept 15, 16

September 7, 2006

Nearly 300 alumni are expected for Reunion weekend Sept. 15, 16, which includes the presentation of the outstanding alumnus award to a former FDA commissioner.

David R. Smith, M.D., begins work as president of SUNY Upstate Sept. 1

September 1, 2006

David R. Smith, M.D., a former chancellor of Texas Tech University and a former Texas commissioner of health, begins his new job as president of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

College of Nursing is awarded $44,000 for scholarships

August 28, 2006

The College of Nursing has been awarded $44,000 from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) for scholarships.

University Hospital brings medical expertise to New York State Fair Aug. 24 to Sept. 4

August 24, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Physicians, nurses, nutritionists and other medical professionals will offer healthy living tips and highlight medical breakthroughs at University Hospital's exhibition at the New York State Fair.

University Hospital now performs liver resections to treat liver cancer

August 21, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - University Hospital is the only hospital located between Albany and Rochester to offer liver resection to treat liver cancer.

SUNY Upstate welcomes new and returning students to campus

August 21, 2006

More than 1,100 students will arrive on campus to participate in orientation programs for the colleges of Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing.

E. Gregory Keating , Ph.D., dean of student afffairs, remembered for his fairness, devotion to educational mission and students

August 18, 2006

E. Gregory Keating, Ph.D., dean of Student Affairs at SUNY Upstate Medical University, died Thursday, Aug. 17, due to injuries sustained in a glider accident near Canandaigua, N.Y. He was 63.

Study seeks to find whether viewing real time images of crash scenes helps to provide better care of trauma victims

August 4, 2006

Alfred Kahn, the noted U.S. economist, funds research study at SUNY Upstate

SUNY Upstate marks first anniversary of its smoke-free initiative

July 31, 2006

Survey shows fewer SUNY Upstate employees are smoking