Upstate hosts Capital for a Day
Upstate Medical University Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, MD, at podium, welcomes state officials to campus to participate in a panel discussion on synthetic marijuana as part of Gov. Cuomo's Capital For A Day program, held Sept. 30. Panelists, from left, are state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, MD, Narcotic Enforcement Bureau Director Joseph Vinciguerra, New York State Police Superintendent Joseph A D-Amico, New York State Police Capt. Thomas Jones, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez and Mental Health Commissioner Ann Marie T. Sullivan, MD. Panelists spoke of how they are working to alert the public to the dangers of these substances that can cause significant health problems if consumed.