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News Archives of 2009

Upstate Council member John Murad Jr. named to SUNY Board of Trustees

June 9, 2009

Nominated by the governor, Murad is confirmed by state senate to serve on SUNY policy-making panel. Murad is the second Upstate Council member to be appointed to the trustee's board.

National Cancer Survivors Day is June 7

June 4, 2009

University Hospital-sponsored event will attract nearly 500 cancer survivors from all across Central New York, ranging in age from 11 to 87.

Cardiologist Dr. Harold Smulyan leads list of nearly 900 Upstate Medical employees honored for years of service

June 1, 2009

Employee Recognition Day honors employees who achieve their five year incremental milestone of service. More than 130 will be honored June 4 for 25 years of employment.

Dewan, Greenberg receive SUNY's highest faculty honor

May 29, 2009

Mantosh J. Dewan, MD, and Roger P. Greenberg, PhD, have been appointed to the rank of Distinguished Service Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor, respectively, by the State University of New York Board of Trustees.

Upstate Medical University awarded more than $300,000 for research into heart disease

May 29, 2009

Project, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, will focus on mechanisms that control heart development to identify genes that may aid in diagnosis, treatment or prevention of congenital heart disease.

Upstate Medical University honors ten faculty members with Gold Standard Award

May 26, 2009

Upstate Medical University has acknowledged the outstanding work of 10 faculty members with its Gold Standard Award. The award recognizes individuals who consistently show passion, vision and commitment in their research, clinical service and teaching, while promoting the university's values of driving innovation and discovery, respecting people, serving the community and valuing diversity.

Telemedicine program that allows hospitalized children to attend school wins honor

May 22, 2009

A telemedicine program at Upstate Medical University that enables children with medical needs to attend school from their hospital bed or while recovering at has been honored by the Computerworld Honors Program.

Two Upstate Medical University students honored with Chancellor's Award

May 14, 2009

Jennifer Albert of Syracuse, N.Y., and Elizabeth Dawson of Mexico, N.Y., are honored for their academic prowess and service to the campus and community.

Upstate Medical, Walmart team up on recycling initiative to benefit children's hospital

May 5, 2009

Upstate Medical University is raising money for the Golisano Children's Hospital by turning used inkjet and laser cartridges into cash through a special recycling program with Walmart.

SUNY Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards

May 1, 2009

SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments, honors and awards: