News Archives of March 1999

March 14, 1999
Health Science Center students celebrate Match Day 1999College of Medicine students find out where they will do their residency training
At noon on Thursday, March 18, 148 fourth-year students from the state University Health Science Center at Syracuse’s College of Medicine learned where they will spend their first year of training in their chosen specialty. The event is known nationally as Match Day, a day in which the Health Science Center students joined 13,707 [...]

March 11, 1999
University Hospital receives $46,000 from P&C Foods to fight breast cancer
The Breast Care Center at the University Hospital of SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse received a check for $45,954 from P&C Foods to help support breast cancer research. The check, presented March 12, represents what P&C Foods raised from its customers and employees during a fundraising campaign that featured Buffalo Bills defensive back Chris [...]

March 9, 1999
CNY Poison Control Center now Recommends Activated Charcoal for Treatment of Home Poisonings — Center Lists Product as a ‘Must Have’ in Every Home Medicine Cabinet
The Central New York Regional Poison Control Center is recommending that activated charcoal be used as a treatment for home poisonings. Along with Syrup of Ipecac-medication used to induce vomiting-activated charcoal is now listed by the center as a “must have” for home medicine cabinets. “Activated charcoal is one of the most effective first-line [...]

March 8, 1999
University Hospital Surgeon Named One of the Top Cancer Doctors for Women by Good Housekeeping
Leslie J. Kohman, a thoracic surgeon at University Hospital of the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse, has been selected as one of the top 318 cancer doctors for women by Good Housekeeping. The magazine’s listing of top physicians appears in its March 1999 issue. Good Housekeeping polled 280 [...]

March 7, 1999
University Hospital celebrates Children and Healthcare Week March 14-20
The special needs of children in healthcare settings will be highlighted March 14 through 20 during Children and Healthcare Week, an annual event sponsored by the Association for the Care of Children’s Health (ACCH). At University Hospital, special programs are planned throughout the week. Activities will include an ice cream social on March [...]

February 28, 1999
State Health Department Awards SUNY Health Science Center $60,000 to Launch Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program
The State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse has received a $60,000 grant from the New York State Health Department to serve as a regional center for the New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP). In partnership with the Onondaga County Health Department, the Health Science Center will conduct [...]

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