News Archives of October 2015

October 8, 2015
For Community Campus nurse, patient care extends to Guatemala
Volunteer journey takes registered nurse Barbra Kalaina-Brown from bedside at Upstate's Community Campus to clinic in Guatemala.

October 7, 2015
Upstate makes list of of top cancer programs
The publication Becker's Hospital Review says Upstate is among 100 hospitals, health systems with great oncology programs. List takes into account clinical outcomes, expertise, research, prevention and external recognition.

October 7, 2015
Humor in the healing process is topic of Upstate conference Oct. 9
Mental health experts will share their thoughts on how humor may be used responsibly in the clinical setting in dealing with crisis or chaos

October 4, 2015
Upstate wins national award for its sustainability efforts
UHC, a leading healthcare organization that represents academic health centers and non-profit hospitals, honors Upstate's environmentally friendly initiatives.

October 4, 2015
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 [...]

News Archives of September 2015

September 28, 2015
Upstate University Hospital physicians bring back the “house call”
Upstate at Home will be available from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is currently offered in the eastern suburbs with room for growth, depending on demand for the service.

September 25, 2015
Upstate Women’s Health Network, Downtown Committee to celebrate National Women’s Health & Fitness Day in Syracuse
Many services will provide information about healthy living—eating healthy, staying active—health screenings and mini talks improving work/life balance.

September 24, 2015
Medical alumni return for Reunion Weekend Sept. 25 and 26
Syracuse native Daryll C. Dykes will receive the Outstanding Young Alumnus award. Now a spine surgeon, Dykes, who added a law degree to his resume, also focuses his work on legal implications of healthcare disparities.

September 24, 2015
Baldwinsville girl who created fund at Upstate to help kids with cancer to appear on TV’s The View Friday, Sept. 25
Alexa Bolton is fighting her own cancer battle, having been diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma in 2014. Her fund provides soft, comfy towels for pediatric cancer patients being treated at Upstate.

September 23, 2015
Upstate brings international audience to Syracuse for kidney cancer symposium Sept. 24 to 26
Leading National Cancer Institute researcher who pioneered genetic basis for kidney cancer to deliver keynote address.

September 18, 2015
WSK courtyard music by students
Upstate Medical University students played classical music on a warm September afternoon in the Weiskotten Hall courtyard in an effort to raise money for Upstate Cancer Center.

September 18, 2015
START UP NY connects Upstate Medical University and Motion Intelligence on concussion management
Upstate Medical University and Motion Intelligence join forces in the development and testing of a system that will facilitate the diagnosis and management of concussions.

September 16, 2015
Pilot grant program to spur Syracuse University-Upstate Medical University research collaborations
The pilot grant program is titled “Driving Inspiration and Innovation through Collaboration."

September 14, 2015
Jim and Juli Boeheim to receive President’s Award for Distinguished Service at Convocation Sept. 16
The Boeheims have supported Upstate though the Foundation for 20 years, including the building of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital and Upstate Cancer Center. Seventeen members of Upstate’s faculty and staff will also receive President’s or Chancellor’s awards for exemplary service to Upstate.

September 14, 2015
Radiothon for Kids benefiting Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital set for Sept. 16, 17
Radiothon for Kids will air from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Syracuse iHeart Radio stations: Y94 FM, WSYR Radio, Hot 107.9, B104.7, and Power620 and feature interviews with patients and families

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