Upstate In The News
Syracuse.com: Covid soars among CNY nursing home workers; many have not received booster shots (Sharon Brangman).
Syracuse.com: Feds sending another disaster medical team to help short-staffed Syracuse hospital:
Medical News Today: Pig heart transplant saves heart disease patient (L. Syd Johnson)
NewsChannel 9: Cornell campus is surging with coronavirus cases (Christopher Morley).
CNY Business Journal: Opinion by Will Barclay: Hospital staffing shortages post threat to patients, providers.
NewsChannel 9: NewsChannel 9 goes inside Upstate lab where every coronavirus postive is test for the omicron variant (Frank Middleton).
NewsChannel 9: Interview. Dr Christopher Morley answers questions about COVID-19.
New York Times: Upstate hospitals are overwhelmed as covid cases surge.
Watertown Daily Times: Upstate closes beds amidst nursing shortage (Robert Corona)
CNYCentral: Upstate's top doctor says it will take 4 to 6 weeks to get solid data on the omicron variant (Stephen Thomas).
WPRI.com: Olympics, omicron, boycotts (Stephen Thomas).
Syracuse.com: An alarming spike in flu and Covid-19 cases in CNY worry experts as holidays near (Christopher Morley, Stephen Thomas).
CNY Central: Onondaga, Tompkins counties see stwart of flu season, cases linked to SU outbreak (Christopher Morley).
CNY Central: Why get a COVID-19 booster shot? Here's what health experts say (Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy).
NewsChannel 9: Gregory Conners and Jennifer Rapke appeared on the Newsmakers program to talk about the crisis in pediatric mental health.
CNY Central: Why isn't CNY experiencing increased COVID cases at levels like neighbors to the west are? (Christopher Morley).
Syracuse.com: Nursing shortage forces Syracuse's biggest hosptial system to shut down 20 percent of patient beds. (Robert Corona).
WAER: Syracuse Speaks-CNY Health Check-up. Christopher Morley joined other health leaders and experts on discussuon of health needs in the age of COVD.
Rome Sentinel: Ground broken on new cancer center (Thomas Vandermeer).
Spectrum News: Covid-19 vaccines for children arrive upstate (Joseph Domachowske).
NewsChannel 9: Dr Domanchowske discussing vaccinations for 5 to 11 year olds.
Spectrum News: COVID-19 vaccines for children arrive upstate (Joseph Domachowske).
NewsChannel 9: Recognizing and Preventing Strokes (Grahame Gould)
NewsChannel 9: COVID-19 testing returns to State Fairgrounds.
CNY Business Journal: Upstate Medical to break ground on cancer center in Verona Oct. 20
The Daily Orange: Professionals struggle to connect virutally as mental health declines nationally (Anne Reagan, Robert Gregory)
NewsChannel 9: Upstate University Hospital Global Health Director talks about boosters, vaccine passports and more (Stephen Thomas).
CNYCentral: Golisano pediatric psychologist explains why students are fighting in schools across CNY (Anne Reagan)
WAER: How CNY Kids Helped With Pfizer’s Potential COVID-19 Vaccine For Children (Joe Domachowske).
Syracuse.com: Upstate doctor urges minority community to get vaccinated: It's a miracle of medicine' (Daryll Dykes).
CNY Central: State Fair infirmary ready to care for patients with all types of injuries (Stan Goettel).
CNY Central: Upstate doctor reacts to FDA approval of Pfizer vaccine (Elizabeth Asiago Reddy).
NewsChannel 9: Doctor from Upstate discusses status of Delta variant (Katie Anderson).
Hudson Valley 360: Parents renew demand to unmask school children (Jana Shaw).
CNY Business journal: Upstate Medical team awarded funding in SUNY Summer School start up competition (Gennady Bratslasvky, Thomas Sanford).
CNY Business Journal: Upstate Medical awarded $2 million in funding for telehealth support
CNY Business Journal: Construction on Upstate's Nappi Wellness Institute is "halfway complete".
SYRACUSE.COM: Thinking of taking the kids to the State Fair? Here's what to consider? (Stephen Thomas, Jana Shaw).
SYRACUSE.COM: Is it safe to go to the NY State Fair amid Delta Covid surge: Experts weigh in. (Sharon Brangman, Jana Shaw).
CNY CENTRAL: State Fair starts Friday: Upstate's top infectious disease doctor won't be there: (Stephen Thomas).
CNY BUSINESS JOURNAL: Federal funding to aid dementia researcher at Upstate Medical University (Wei-Dong Yao).
WAER: Upstate Medical pediatricians, public health experts call on CNY school district leaders to adopt universal masking policies (Steven Blatt, Christopher Morley).
WRVO: Upstate Hospital doctors, experts urge school districts to require masks. (Steven Blatt, Christopher Morley).
SPECTRUM NEWS: Doctors across CNY appeal to schools to require masks (Kathryn Anderson, Steve Blatt).
CNYBJ: CNY Biotech Accelerator selects team for Medical Device Innovation Challenge (Kathi Durdon).
WAER: New SUNY Upstate program designed to help adolescents with complex health needs (Hutchings) https://www.waer.org/news/2021-07-29/new-suny-upstate-program-designed-to-help-adolescents-with-complex-health-needsw
CNYBJ: Viewpoint: Innovation provides the path forward for recovery (Kathi Durdon): https://pdfiles.s3.amazonaws.com/live/pdf/20210730/2121194208153120911_19600.pdf
Summer Safety: Which popular activities lead to more burn injuries (Tamara Roberts)? https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/from-pediatrics-to-a-pandemic-upstate-hospitals-retiring-chief-nurse-considers-her-career-a-gift/
Wellness Wednesday: Pandemic leads to spike in grilling injuries. How to prevent burns (Tamara Roberts).
Upstate University Hospital recognizes nurses hard work with a raise
Nurses at Upstate University Hospital get raises for their work throughout pandemic (Courtneybelle DesRoberts, Michael Casey).
SUNY Upstate wraps up yearlong medical delivery drone pilot (Robert Corona).
Doctor investigating on Upstate Pfizer trial talks about recent developments (Joseph Domachowske).
Syracuse.com: Upstate Medical nurses get pay raises for going ‘above and beyond’ during pandemic
SUNY announces pay increases for nurses, many of whom when above and beyond the call of duty during the covid pandemic. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/06/upstate-medical-nurses-get-pay-raises-for-going-above-and-beyond-during-pandemic.html
CNYCentral: Nurses at Upstate University Hospital get raises for their work throughout pandemic
NewsChannel 9: SUNY raises pay for Upstate University Hospital.
Syracuse.com: Top Syracuse doc says he and other Black people targeted by menthol cigarette makers.
Daryll Dykes shares his experience of smoking menthol cigaretttes and being targeted by a "predatory marketing campaign that targeted Black peopel: https://www.syracuse.com/health/2021/06/top-syracuse-doc-says-he-and-other-blacks-targeted-by-menthol-cigarette-makers.html
Pandemic leads to spike in grilling injuries: How you can prevent those burns
Tamara Roberts offer insight in grillings most likely injuries and how to avoid them: https://www.localsyr.com/wellness-wednesday/wellness-wednesday-pandemic-leads-to-spike-in-grilling-injuries-heres-how-you-can-prevent-those-burns/
Drug approved to treat Alzheimer's still comes with questions
Sharon Brangman weighs on the FDA's OK of a new treatment for Alzheimer's disease: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/health/2021/06/08/drug-approved-to-treat-alzheimer-s-still-comes-with-questions
Syracuse hospital tests medical deliveries by drone; will it fly for real emergencies
Robert Corona is quoted about the ongoing testing with Nuair alliance and DroneUp of the opportunity to use drone to make fast medical deliveries across the region.https://www.syracuse.com/business/2021/06/syracuse-hospital-tests-medical-deliveries-by-drone-will-it-fly-for-real-emergencies.html
Becker's Hospital Review Interview with Dr Robert Corona, CEO, of Upstate University Hospital
Corona discusses how hospital strategies have changed over the last few years, especially with the changing face of COVID, priorities for the future: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/podcasts/podcasts-beckers-hospital-review/robert-corona-ceo-at-suny-upstate-university-medical-university-78010601.html
University Hospital aces medical drone deliver tests
Wellness Wednesday: Cancer survivor shares what got her through while Upstate Cancer Center celebrates survivors
June 2021 In Good Health features several articles with Upstate pediatrician Steven Blatt, MD
‘Don’t Fry Day’ puts sunscreen on your radar while Upstate Cancer Center puts dispensers in various parks around Syracuse and zoo https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/dont-fry-day-puts-sunscreen-on-your-radar-while-upstate-cancer-center-puts-dispensers-at-various-parks-around-syracuse-and-zoo/
Dean at Upstate Medical University cherishes upbringing: Asian Americans Standing Strong https://www.localsyr.com/community/asian-americans-standing-strong/dean-at-upstate-medical-university-cherishes-upbringing-asian-americans-standing-strong/
Living with Lyme: A deeper look beyond Lyme and into other deadly infections ticks carry https://www.localsyr.com/living-with-lyme/living-with-lyme-a-deeper-look-beyond-lyme-and-into-other-deadly-infections-tick-carry/
Mask restrictions are lifting for vaccinated; where does that leave kids? https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/news/2021/05/24/mask-restrictions-are-lifting-for-vaccinated--where-does-that-leave-kids-
Pediatric infectious disease specialist at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital talks about vaccinating youngsters https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/pediatric-disease-specialist-golisano-childrens-hospital-talks-about-vaccinating-youngsters/
Living with Lyme: Pediatricians treating children with tick bites across Central New York
Daughter’s final messages to Clay mom inspires suicide prevention, depression awareness
Syracuse mom and three kids enroll in Covid-19 vaccine trials: ‘Important for the greater good’
Upstate doctor leading Pfizer vaccine trial says booster shot ‘reasonable expectation’
Kids could be at higher risk of Covid-19 with loosened mask mandates, physician says
Chancellor Malatras announces the inaugural class of the Pre-Med Opportunity Program
Five Stony Brook University students make inaugural class of Pre-Med Opportunity Program
Video gaming for a cause: Local gamer raises money for Griffan’s Guardians with live streams on Twitch
Syracuse boy recovers fully from rare covid-related illness MIS-C
Stroke Survivor shares her road to recovery with a message to other survivors
How the 2nd Covid-19 wave in India is affecting these SU students, their loved ones
Living with Lyme: Lyme disease study at Upstate could lead to faster diagnosis, participants needed
Living with Lyme: Upstate Tick Testing Program tracks alarming trend
This infectious diseases expert explains why he’s vaccinating his kids against covid
Mobile Covid19 vaccination clinic at Upstate bringing vaccines to people experiencing homelessness in Syracuse
Consider kids’ mental health, Upstate doctor says to parents hesitant about Covid vaccine
Dr. Thomas talks about CDC decision to approve vaccine for kids 12-15 years
Upstate Medical University will pay participants to get small dengue fever injection
SUNY Upstate holds two in-person commencement ceremonies Saturday
SUNY Chancellor Malatras congratulates graduating medical students
Baldwinsville alum honored by Syracuse Press Club
New Upstate Golisano Center for Special Needs diagnosis autism faster for CNY families https://cnycentral.com/news/local/new-center-diagnoses-autism-faster-for-cny-families-at-upstate-golisano-childrens-hospital
Syracuse hospital speeds up care for kids with autism who used to wait 2 years https://www.syracuse.com/health/2021/04/syracuse-hospital-speeds-up-care-for-autistic-kids-who-used-to-have-to-wait-2-years.html
Upstate opens new center to serve children with special needs https://www.wrvo.org/post/upstate-opens-new-center-serve-children-special-needs#stream/0
Golisano Center for Special Needs open at Upstate https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/golisano-center-for-special-needs-open-at-upstate-medical-university/
Upstate seeks Alzheimer’s patients with disruptive behavior to participate in drug study https://www.syracuse.com/health/2021/04/upstate-seeks-alzheimers-patients-with-disruptive-behavior-to-participate-in-drug-study.html
Upstate seeks Alzheimer’s patients for clinical trial https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/upstate-seeking-alzheimers-patients-for-clinical-trial/
If herd immunity is your plan to beat Covid, you need a plan B https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2021/04/23/if-herd-immunity-is-your-plan-to-beat-covid-you-need-a-plan-b/?sh=1c443fa74c1a
Dr. Thomas gives insight on how to stay safe after mask mandates change https://www.localsyr.com/interviews/dr-thomas-gives-insight-on-how-to-stay-safe-after-mask-mandates-change/
Upstate doctor weighs in on when Covid vaccines could be approved for younger children https://www.localsyr.com/health/coronavirus/upstate-doctor-weighs-in-on-when-covid-vaccines-could-be-approved-for-younger-children/
Upstate doctor overcame her own vaccine hesitancy, now helps clear up misinformation in Black communities https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/upstate-doctor-overcame-her-own-vaccine-hesitancy-now-helps-clear-up-misinformation-in-black-communities/
Upstate doctor overcame her own vaccine hesitancy, now helps clear up misinformation in Black communities https://pix11.com/news/ny-doctor-overcame-her-own-vaccine-hesitancy-now-helps-clear-up-misinformation-in-black-communities/
Herd immunity from Covid-19 a lofty goal, even locally in Central New York https://cnycentral.com/station/herd-immunity-from-covid-19-a-lofty-goal-even-locally-in-central-new-york
Months after Covid-19, CNY ‘long-haulers’ suffer fatigue, breathing problems, loss of smell https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/04/months-after-covid-19-cny-long-haulers-suffer-fatigue-breathing-problems-loss-of-smell.html
SUNY surpasses 2 million Covid-19 tests https://www.rochesterfirst.com/coronavirus/suny-surpasses-2-million-covid-19-tests/
SUNY surpasses 2 million Covid-19 tests conducted for students, faculty and staff https://oswegocountytoday.com/news/suny-surpasses-2-million-covid-19-tests-conducted-for-students-faculty-staff/
Chancellor Malatras announces SUNY surpasses two million Covid-19 tests conducted for students, faculty and staff since the beginning of the fall 2020 semester https://www.suny.edu/suny-news/press-releases/4-21/4-19-21/2-million-covid-tests.html
City and State’s Upstate NY Power 100: 7 Syracuse-area leaders make top 20
The 2021 Upstate Power 100: The movers and shakers who have upstate New York on the upswing
Katko, Upstate Medical University holding telephone town hall on Covid-19 vaccines
SUNY Upstate experts on Katko tele-town hall: Covid-19 vaccines effective, safe
Dr. Thomas talks pausing the use of J&J Covid vaccine
Upstate begins Covid-19 vaccine trials for kids under 5
Consensus statement revises previous assertions about ADHD
I got my life back: Syracuse’s innovative way of battling suicide makes a difference
Upstate’s innovative way of battling suicide makes a difference: I got my life back
School Suffering Town Hall on mental health, education crisis during Covid
She’s my lifesaver. Teen revives 6-month old while babysitting
Dance Marathon to be held virtually this year
Park Street fire that badly injured a boy was mother’s worst nightmare
Jordan Elbridge senior’s community service project honors the memory of a classmate
Upstate One Of First Sites In World To Test Pfizer Covid Vaccine In Kids Under 5 https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/04/upstate-one-of-first-sites-in-world-to-test-pfizer-covid-vaccine-in-kids-under-5.html
Upstate University Hospital Continues Covid Vaccine Trials On Children, Looking For Participants https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/upstate-university-hospital-continues-covid-vaccine-trials-on-children/
Upstate Seeks Parents of Children 6 Months To 11 Years Old For Pfizer Vaccine Study https://cnycentral.com/news/coronavirus/upstate-seeks-parents-of-children-6-months-to-11-years-old-for-pfizer-vaccine-study
Doctors At Upstate Key In Pfizer Vaccine Study Involving Children https://www.localsyr.com/interviews/doctors-at-upstate-key-in-pfizer-vaccine-study-involving-children/
Pfizer Vaccine 100% Effective In Trial With 75 Kids Participating Through Upstate Hospital https://cnycentral.com/news/coronavirus/pfizer-vaccine-100-effective-in-trial-with-75-cny-kids-participating
Local Expert Not Surprised By Pfizer Vaccine’s Efficacy With Children https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/coronavirus/2021/04/01/local-expert--not-surprised--by-pfizer-vaccine-s-efficiency-with-children
Upstate University Hospital Brings Breast Cancer Screenings To Locations Across New York https://www.localsyr.com/bridge-street/upstate-university-hospital-brings-breast-cancer-screenings-to-locations-across-new-york/
Wellness Wednesday: RAPID Software At Upstate Medical University Speeds Up Time, Saves Lives https://www.localsyr.com/wellness-Wednesday/wellness-Wednesday-rapid-software-at-upstate-medical-university-speeds-up-time-save-lives/
RAPID software at Upstate Medical University Speeds Up Time, Saves Lives https://www.localsyr.com/wellness-Wednesday/wellness-Wednesday-rapid-software-at-upstate-medical-university-speeds-up-time-save-lives/
Meet the Unsung Heroes at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, Doing The Impossible For Patients In A Pandemic https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/meet-the-unsung-heroes-at-Golisano-children's-hospital-doing-the-impossible-for-patients-in-a-pandemic/
Behind The Scenes In The Pfizer Vaccine Trial https://podcast.app/stephen-thomas-behind-the-scenes-in-the-pfizer-vaccine-trial-e130517775/?utm_source=ios&utm_medium=share
Public Health Equity Advocate Faiz Kidwai Talks Mental Health and Covid https://wfhb.org/news/public-health-equity-advocate-faiz-kidwai/
Upstate Medical University Med Students Still Party, But Not As Hearty, On Match Day https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/03/upstate-medical-university-med-students-still-party-but-not-as-hearty-on-match-day.html
Match Day At Upstate Medical University https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/match-day-at-upstate-medical-university/
New York’s Medical Schools See Spike In Applications https://wskg.org/news/new-yorks-medical-schools-see-spike-in-applications/
Upstate Sleep Experts Provide Tips To A Better Night’s Rest https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/news/2021/03/18/daylight-savings-provides-opportunity-to-revamp-sleep-schedule
Dr. Thomas Talks Vaccines, Spring Break Travel https://www.localsyr.com/interviews/dr-thomas-talks-vaccines-spring-break-travel/
IMPACT: Life In A Pandemic https://www.localsyr.com/impact-life-in-a-pandemic/impact-life-in-a-pandemic/
New York’s Medical Schools See Spike In Applications
Vector Biocontainment Laboratory Opens at Upstate Medical University (Photographs)
Syracuse Gets $7.6 Million Lab To Study Deadly Infections, Head Off Next Pandemic
New Upstate Lab Will Focus On Tick, Mostquito-Transmitted Diseases
SUNY Upstate Medical University Opens New Lab To Study And Monitor Infectious Diseases
Upstate’s Dr. Thomas On CDC Recommendation of J&J Vaccine For Pregnant Women
Covid-19 Vaccines: Moderna vs. Pfizer vs. J&J—Key Things To Know
U.S. Rushes to Expand Covid Vaccine Eligibility In A Race Against Time
As U.S. Sees Encouraging News Over All, Northeast Looks Like An Outlier
Sharon Brangman was featured in a Spectrum News segment on her work to reduce Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy in Black communities. https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/news/2021/02/26/local-doctor-works-to-narrow-health-disparities-for-the-marginalized
Sharon Brangman and Daryll Dykes participated in a town hall on Covid-19 vaccine myths and mistrust. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/covid-19-town-hall-aims-to-stop-myths-and-misconceptions-about-vaccine
Jana Shaw and Stephen Thomas were featured in a Syracuse.com story on getting kids back to school safely. https://www.syracuse.com/schools/2021/03/cnys-top-coronavirus-doctors-kids-need-to-get-back-to-school.html
Stephen Thomas outlines the Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Your Covid Vaccine in Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2021/02/26/the-dos-and-don'ts-of-getting-your-covid-19-vaccine/?sh=7ddb4f62691d
Stephen Thomas talked about the Tokyo Olympics with WGN. https://wgnradio.com/sports/this-month-marks-a-year-since-the-Olympics-were-postponed-whats-next/
Stephen Thomas discussed the new J+J Covid-19 vaccine with WGN News Nation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr9jVIH6r8Q
Stephen Thomas is quoted in a Syracuse.com story on J+J’s new Covid-19 vaccine, now available in Syracuse. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/03/thousands-of-slots-open-for-one-shot-covid-vaccine-at-nys-fairgrounds-how-to-grab-one.html
Tiger Woods Crash. Daryll Dykes, MD, JD, contributed to CNN coverage of Tiger Woods and injuries he sustained in a car crash. https://video.snapstream.net/Play/2rwEnT9FWsGVyIILV22CNp?accessToken=2e3ls9dy3suy
Children Are Consuming Hand Sanitizer: Here's How to Keep Them Safe. William Eggleston, PharmD, Upstate New York Poison Center, discussed the dangers of kids consuming hand sanitizer with The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/25/well/family/sanitizer-kids-safety.html
2021 America’s Best Large Employers . Upstate Medical University ranked #35 on the Forbes America’s Best Large Employers List. https://www.forbes.com/best-large-employers/#797dd303fb3e
How I Ended Up in the Hospital with Covid-19. Upstate Community Hospital praised in CNY Central reporter’s story on her covid hospitalization. https://cnycentral.com/news/the-new-new-york/how-i-ended-up-in-the-hospital-with-covid-19
Thousands in CNY Get Second Covid Vaccine: Sore Arms, Fevers and ‘A Huge Relief’. Meghan Lewis, RN, and Elizabeth Rogers talked with Syracuse.com for a story on the benefits of Covid-19 vaccines. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/02/thousands-in-cny-get-second-covid-vaccine-sore-arms-fevers-and-a-huge-relief.html
Why Kids Need Their Own Covid-19 Vaccine Trials. Joseph Domachowske, MD, talked with National Geographic on Covid clinical trials for kids. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/why-kids-need-their-own-covid-19-vaccine-trials
SUNY Upstate Medical to Construct Covid-19 Testing Lab at University of Buffalo. President Mantosh Dewan and SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras were featured in a story on a new Upstate lab at University at Buffalo. https://www.mytwintiers.com/news-cat/top-stories/suny-upstate-medical-university-to-construct-covid-19-testing-lab-at-university-of-buffalo/
How Dementia Locks People Inside Their Pain. Sharon Brangman, MD, is featured in The Atlantic in a story outlining the complexity of caring for those who cannot communicate how they are feeling, suffering. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/02/alzheimers-dementia-pain-memory/617994/%20/
More Onondaga County Residents Died in 2020 than in at Least 50 Years. Kathryn Anderson, MD, is quote in a Syracuse.com story on 2020 deaths. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/02/more-onondaga-county-residents-died-in-2020-than-in-at-least-50-years-it-wasnt-all-covid.html
Does One Shot of the Covid-19 Vaccine Offer Enough Protection? Stephen Thomas, MD, talked with News Channel 9 on Covid vaccines. https://www.localsyr.com/health/coronavirus/does-one-shot-of-the-covid-19-vaccine-offer-enough-protection/
As Millions Get their Covid Shots, Here’s What We Still Don’t Know About the Vaccines. Stephen Thomas, MD, is quoted in a Syracuse.com story about covid vaccines. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/02/as-millions-get-their-covid-shots-heres-what-we-still-dont-know-about-the-vaccines.html
Central New York’s Road to Covid-19 Herd Immunity. Stephen Thomas, MD, was interviewed for a CNY Central story on herd immunity. https://cnycentral.com/news/the-new-new-york/central-new-yorks-road-to-covid-19-herd-immunity
Oswego County schools use emergency days after staff feel side effects from Covid-19 vaccine. Stephen Thomas, MD, was quote in a WRVO story on normal side effects from Covid vaccine. https://www.wrvo.org/post/oswego-county-schools-use-emergency-days-after-staff-feel-side-effects-covid-19-vaccine#stream/0
During Pandemic, Kids as Young as 4 have Needed Mental Health Treatment. Jennifer Rapke, PsyD, and Christopher Lucas, MD, were featured in a CNY Central special on mental health and children. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/during-pandemic-kids-as-young-as-4-have-needed-mental-health-treatment
School Suffering: The Covid Crisis in Children, a Special NBC3 Newscast. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/school-suffering-the-covid-crisis-in-children
Choir Singing May Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults. Sharon Brangman, MD, talked with Healio News and offered her perspective on how singing and other activities help to stimulate our brains and maintain verbal flexibility. https://www.healio.com/news/primary-care/20210217/choir-singing-may-improve-cognitive-function-in-older-adults
Significant Increase in Liver Disease Patients Related to Alcohol Abuse. Zachary Shepherd, MD, talked with CNY Central, about an increase in liver disease due to alcohol abuse during the Covid pandemic. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/cny-doctor-sees-significant-increase-in-liver-disease-patients-related-to-alcohol-abuse
New SUNY Program Will Help Low-Income Students Attend Medical School. Femi Olu-Talabi, Upstate medical student, talked with CNY Central about a new statewide SUNY initiative designed to help economically disadvantaged students pursue medical education. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/new-suny-program-will-help-low-income-students-attend-medical-school
SUNY Expanding Support for Disadvantaged Undergraduate Students to Include Medical School . Nakeia Chambers spoke with News Channel 9 for a story on SUNY’s new medical education pipeline program. https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/suny-expanding-support-for-disadvantaged-undergraduate-students-to-include-medical-school/
Upstate New York Poison Center Sees an Increase in Hand Sanitizer, Bleach Calls Due to Covid-19. Michele Caliva spoke with News Channel 9 on the top poison calls received by Upstate New York Poison Center. https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/upstate-ny-poison-center-sees-an-increase-in-hand-sanitizer-bleach-calls-due-to-covid-19/
Upstate Medical Building Second Lab in Buffalo to Process More Covid-19 Saliva Tests. Frank Middleton, PhD, is mentioned in a Syracuse.com story about a new Upstate testing lab at University at Buffalo. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/02/upstate-medical-building-second-lab-in-buffalo-to-process-more-covid-19-saliva-tests.html
SUNY Campuses Have Administered 1 Million Covid-19 Tests. Chancellor Malatras was featured in a News Channel 9 segment on SUNY campuses hitting the 1 million mark for covid tests administered. https://www.localsyr.com/health/coronavirus/suny-campuses-have-administered-1-million-covid-19-tests/
Sharon Brangman was quoted in The Atlantic for a Feb. 11 story on Alzheimer’s patients who can’t accurate convey what they are going through (Feb. 11)
Randy Green was interviewed for a CNY Central Feb. 8 story about a Solvay woman who was nearly scared to death and suffered an aortic dissection (Feb. 8)
Amy Tucker and Robert Corona are featured in the current edition of CNY C-Suite Magazine (Feb. 9)
Daryll Dykes was interviewed for a Syracuse.com article on Syracuse town hall was interviewed for a Syracuse town hall seeking to allay mistrust that makes some Blacks leery for covid vaccine (Jan. 28).
Upstate Medical to build covid-19 testing lab at University of Buffalo CNYBJ.com (Feb. 2.)
SUNY Upstate using drones to transport COVID test kits across campus (Robert Corona) (WRVO Feb. 4).
Upstate University Hospital top nursing recognition (Mantosh Dewan) (Jan. 21, 2021).
Upstate held a press conference Jan. 6 announcing it has begun using its second round of COVID-19 vaccine for frontline health personnel. Event, which featured remarks from Dr Mantosh Dewan, Dr Robert Corona and SUNY Chancellor Malatras was covered by NewsChannel 9, WRVO, Spectrum News, CNY Central, CNY Business Journal.
Housekeeper Kenzo Mukendi was interviewed by CNY Central on the occasion of receiving his second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 5.
Upstate's COVID-19 saliva swab test was noted in the Albany Times Union Jan. 7 story headlined Albany airport officials tout covid test.