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Toy Drive 2014

Toy Drive 2014

December 17, 2013

The Upstate Medical University community donated hundreds of toys to the College of Health Professions' Toy Drive held from Nov. 18 through Dec. 13. The drive is a joint project with the United Way, the Salvation Army and other community partners.  Toys will be donated to needy families. Displaying some of toys are, from left,...


Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital works to protect community against flu and pertussis

Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital works to protect community against flu and pertussis

December 16, 2013

Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital partnered with the Salvation Army to offer those registering for the Christmas Bureau free flu and pertussis vaccinations and education. The program, in its third year, has vaccinated more than 1,200 adults and children.


Holiday decorations

Holiday decorations

December 6, 2013

Holiday decorations adorn Jessica, the beautiful blue colt, that welcomes visitors to Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.


Nina Davuluri

Nina Davuluri

November 18, 2013

Miss America Nina Davuluri meets with patients and families at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Nov. 18 during her Homecoming Celebration.  Davuluri, of Fayetteville, N.Y., spent early Saturday afternoon with patients making crowns and tiaras, signing autographs and posing for pictures.  Upstate Golisano is a Children's Miracle Network Hospital, which is a major partner with the...


Nina Davuluri2

Nina Davuluri2

November 18, 2013

Miss America Nina Davuluri meets with patients and families at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Nov. 16 during her Homecoming Celebration.  Davuluri, of Fayetteville, N.Y., spent early Saturday afternoon with patients making crowns and tiaras, signing autographs and posing for pictures.  Upstate Golisano is a Children's Miracle Network Hospital, which is a major partner with the...


Lung Cancer Vigil

Lung Cancer Vigil

November 15, 2013

Votives with the names of individuals who lost the battle with lung cancer line a wall at Upstate University Hospital for the annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil, which is part of a national campaign to raise awareness about lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Lung cancer...


Miss America to Visit

Miss America to Visit

November 14, 2013

Mary Laverty of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital prepares tiaras and crowns for patients in anticipation of a visit by Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2013. Davuluri of Fayetteville, N.Y., will visit the children's hospital Nov. 16 as part of her Welcome Home celebration.  As Miss Syracuse, Davuluri visited the children's hospital in May and spent time...


Kohl's adds $180K to its support for Upstate's autism programs

Kohl's adds $180K to its support for Upstate's autism programs

October 24, 2013

Kohl's gift, to be presented during a free, community concert Friday, Oct. 25, brings the department store's total support to more than $1 million for autism program.


Neuroscience Research Building opens

Neuroscience Research Building opens

October 24, 2013

Rosemary Rochford, PhD, vice president for research at Upstate Medical University, cuts the ribbon to officially open Upstate's Neuroscience Research Building during ceremonies held Oct. 21. Joining Rochford are, from left, Assemblyman William B. Magnarelli; Assemblyman Al Stirpe; Upstate Medical University President David R. Smith, MD; and University Professor and former Upstate president Gregory L....


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