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March 2007—Gloria G. Smith
Gloria G. Smith has been employed with our University for 30 years and currently works as a Phlebotomist in Clinical Pathology. In this capacity, Gloria collects blood specimens from patients. Gloria performs phlebotomy for complex cases such as dialysis, hematology/oncology and transplants. When asked what she likes most about her job Gloria enthusiastically replied, “I love taking care of patients, especially children, and trying to make their visit to the lab pleasant.” Gloria also serves as 2nd Vice- President in the CSEA Local 615. Outside work, Gloria enjoys attending church, singing with the young adult choir, participating in sports with her family and taking courses at Onondaga Community College. When asked, “What do you would want people to know about you?” Gloria responded, “I’m a loving, caring and spiritual person.”
Gloria, thank you so much for being the first ‘Upstate Face’ and congratulations on 30 years of dedicated service to Upstate!