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News Archives of 2006

Callahan and Murray to receive honorary degrees at 2006 SUNY Upstate Medical University Commencement May 21

March 30, 2006

Leading expert in bioethics and developer of artificial knee to be


Katharine Mooney named chief nursing officer of University Hospital

March 30, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y.- Katharine "Katie" Mooney has been named chief nursing officer (CNO) for University Hospital. Mooney had served as interim CNO since Jan. 30. Phillip S. Schaengold, J.D., M.B.A., chief executive officer of University Hospital and senior associate dean for hospital affairs in the College of Medicine, made the announcement.


SUNY Upstate is expected to rebid the Vertical Expansion project in early April. An earlier bid on the project has been rejected.

March 28, 2006

The new bid package splits the Vertical Expansion project into four different contracts: HVAC (heating, air conditioning and plumbing), Architecture, Core and Shell, and Electrical work. The creation of multiple contracts for a project as large as the Vertical Expansion is not uncommon.


SUNY Upstate professor heads to the Middle East to discuss rebuilding Iraq's mental health system

March 23, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - While experts discuss ways to rebuild Iraq's war weary infrastructure, others are addressing the country's medical needs, especially as they relate to mental health.


Three tapped for assistant dean posts in the College of Medicine

March 21, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., SUNY Upstate executive vice president and dean of the College of Medicine, has announced the following appointments:


Kids ingesting cosmetics topped list of calls to Upstate New York Poison Center in 2005

March 20, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Questions about children ingesting deodorant, after-shave, makeup, perfume, baby oil and other cosmetic items were among the most common calls placed last year to the Upstate New York Poison Center.


SUNY Upstate students matched with residencies on national Match Day

March 16, 2006

Twenty-three to remain in Syracuse, four are matched with U.S. Armed Forces


Conference to explore social interaction of children with autism

March 13, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Pamela Wolfberg, Ph.D., a leading expert on autism and cofounder of the Autism Institute on Peer Relations and Play, will explore ways to help children with autism spectrum disorders engage more fully in social interactions with parents and other children during a conference March 23 and 24 at the Oncenter, 800 South State Street, Syracuse.


University Hospital celebrates Child Life Month

March 13, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. An annual rite of spring at University Hospital is the celebration of March as National Child Life Month. This month, the week of March 12 will feature several special activities to honor and acknowledge the work of the hospital's seven certified child life specialists.


Cross to chair Microbiology and Immunology

March 3, 2006

Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., executive vice president and dean of the College of Medicine, has announced the following appointment:


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