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News Archives of 2008

Construction on Upstate Bone and Joint Center and Campus East is under way

November 4, 2008

New state-of-the-art facility will provide enhanced patient amenities and a 6,000 square foot education and conference center for SUNY Upstate Medical University.

SUNY Upstate, Syracuse University offer joint Master of Public Health degree for fall 2009

October 30, 2008

Degree program merges expertise from both campuses to respond to public health workforce shortages across New York.

Cards for Kids fundraiser now in 12th year

October 30, 2008

Sale of holiday greeting cards designed by patients and families benefit University Hospital's pediatric cancer center; campaign has raised more than $75,000 since 1994.

Health Careers Open House set for Nov. 8

October 23, 2008

SUNY Upstate will highlight various careers, including cardiovascular perfusion, medical imagining sciences, respiratory care and cardiorespiratory sciences, among others.

SUNY Upstate transforms vacant downtown building into expanded child care center

October 21, 2008

The building is named for Sarah Loguen, M.D., who became one of the first African-American women physicians when she earned her medical degree from what is now SUNY Upstate's College of Medicine.

SUNY Upstate eyes North Country for new nursing programs to meet need in region

October 20, 2008

The university is considering the creation of new educational programs in nursing to address significant shortages among healthcare providers in areas like Watertown.

World Health Organization consultant to speak on healthcare abroad

October 15, 2008

Fredrik F. Broekhuizen, MD, a consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO), will deliver the E. Gregory Keating Global Health Lecture Oct. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse, on the campus of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

SUNY Upstate records greatest enrollment increase in more than a decade

October 14, 2008

Reflecting an initiative to strengthen New York's response to the ongoing shortage of healthcare professionals, SUNY Upstate has recorded its largest enrollment increase in more than a decade.

University Hospital lands American Stroke Association's excellent stroke care award

October 6, 2008

Award recognizes hospital's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive outstanding treatment.

University Hospital publishes personal stories of hope for families of sick children

October 3, 2008

In "A Second Set of Hands," families lead readers on a rollercoaster of emotions often beginning with a difficult diagnosis, but all find spiritual strength to shoulder the concern for an ill child.