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News Archives of 2012

Physician honored for 50 years of service to Upstate

June 5, 2012

Eugene Kaplan, MD, will be among 1,200 Upstate Medical University employees who will be honored for their service to the university in a special luncheon celebration. Kaplan will be honored for 50 years of service to Upstate.


Quilt dedicated to children, their families and medical staff, now decorates children's hospital

Quilt dedicated to children, their families and medical staff, now decorates children's hospital

June 1, 2012

The quilt, created by a Syracuse artist, features 100 hand prints of pediatric patients and staff of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.


16th Annual Paige's Butterfly Run benefiting Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital is June 2

16th Annual Paige's Butterfly Run benefiting Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital is June 2

May 30, 2012

Join Team Upstate for the 16th Annual Paige's Butterfly Run Saturday, June 2 in Clinton Square. Paige's Butterfly Run is the only walk/run in central New York benefitting pediatric cancer care and research at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital's Center for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m. at the event. For more information, contact Toni Gary at garyt@upstate.edu or 4-4264.


Upstate deploys 'game-changing' device in treatment of stroke symptoms

May 30, 2012

Called the Solitaire FR Revascularization Device, it provides physicians with the ability to restore blood flow and retrieve clots in patients experiencing acute ischemic stroke.


Dr. Ruth Weinstock, founder of Upstate Joslin Diabetes Center, earns SUNY's highest honor

May 23, 2012

Weinstock is named a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor in recognition of her leadership, and academic and research endeavors, including coordinating diabetes care for more than 25,000 Central New Yorkers.


Upstate graduates celebrate at Commencement 2012

Upstate graduates celebrate at Commencement 2012

May 23, 2012

Julie Hyojung Lyou, who graduated from Upstate Medical University May 20, is the the first recipient of Upstate's joint doctor of medicine and master of public health degree.


Upstate Stroke Center earns second consecutive Gold Plus Award for stroke care

Upstate Stroke Center earns second consecutive Gold Plus Award for stroke care

May 23, 2012

Upstate is the only hospital in the region that has the ability to treat stroke patients beyond the three-hour window with clot-retrieval technology.


Two win Chancellor Awards for Student Excellence

Two win Chancellor Awards for Student Excellence

May 18, 2012

Chigozie Onyinana and Kasandra L. Scales are honored for their scholarship, student leadership an civic engagement.


Upstate Medical University confers degrees

Upstate Medical University confers degrees

May 17, 2012

Upstate will confer 506 degrees and 18 professional certificates to graduates of its colleges of Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing May 20.


Midwifery service wins grant to expand services

May 14, 2012

Grant from the Community Health Foundation will expand midwifery services for low-income women. The provider-based midwifery program is set to fully launch by early fall 2012, with all babies being delivered at the Jim and DeDe Walsh Family Birth Center in Upstate University Hospital at Community General.


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