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News Archives of 2007

University Hospital brings message of healthy living to the State Fair Aug. 23 to Sept. 3

August 22, 2007

Issues ranging for childhood heath concerns to how to quit smoking and eat right will be answered by health experts at University Hospital's State Fair exhibition.

Physician shortage lecture to be held Aug. 28 at SUNY Upstate

August 21, 2007

Howard Rabinowitz, M.D., Pfizer/American Academy of Family Physicians Visiting Professor in Family Medicine, will present "Increasing the Rural Physician Supply: Three Decades of Success," Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse. The event is free and open to the public.

Four win Chancellor Awards for Excellence

August 21, 2007

Robert Barlow, Nancy Dobbins, Chaitanya Haldipur and Paula Trief are recognized by the SUNY Chancellor for outstanding work in the classroom, laboratory and community.

Study to test non-surgical approach to relieve lower back pain, improve disc healing

August 20, 2007

The study will test whether the use of computer-assisted decompression technology can decrease lower back pain for suffers of degenerative disc disease or other back ailments.

Dr. Wanda Thompson named associate senior vice president

August 20, 2007

Wanda M. Thompson, Ph.D., will join the Office of the President as associate senior vice president at SUNY Upstate Medical University, effective Aug. 20.

Nursing receives $39,000 in scholarship aid

August 13, 2007

Federal scholarship support will benefit nurses pursuing advanced nursing degrees.

Arnold Moses, M.D., honored by SUNY as Distinguished Service Professor

August 1, 2007

Moses receives one of SUNY's highest honors for his contributions and career achievements, which includes a lifetime dedicated to research into osteoporosis and community outreach.

Pediatric surgeon joins SUNY Upstate

July 24, 2007

Cynthia Ann Corpron, M.D., one of only a handful of physicians nationwide trained in pediatric surgical oncology, joins the Olivia Louise Pietrafesa Center for Children's Surgery.

Best-selling author and world's leading physical therapist to visit July 26

July 23, 2007

Marilyn Moffat, author of Age-Defying Fitness and president of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, will visit SUNY Upstate Medical University to promote special PT training for work with geriatric population.

Roll out the Red Carpet for the Third Annual "Looking at the Stars" Fashion Show

July 23, 2007

Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals at University Hospital will trade their white coats and scrubs for high-style fashions at the hospitals third annual Look at the Stars Fashion Show, luncheon and auction to benefit the Golisano Children's Hospital at University Hospital Saturday, Aug. 4, at Drumlins, 800 Nottingham Road, Syracuse. Several children who have received care at University Hospital will also walk the runway.