News Archives of September 1999

September 19, 1999
New Session of Mini-Med School Opens at Health Science Center Oct. 5
This fall’s session of the State University of New York Health Science Center’s Mini-Medical School, which opens Oct. 5, features classes on asthma, prostate cancer, sleeplessness and ulcers, among others. Classes, which are open to everyone, will be held Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9:15 through Nov. 9 in Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten [...]

September 12, 1999
Candlelight Vigil to Celebrate Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Sept. 24
Survivors of childhood cancer, their parents and supporters will participate in a candlelight vigil Friday, Sept. 24 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby at University Hospital, 750 East Adams Street. The purpose of the vigil is to recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, to focus attention on the need for research, and to [...]

September 12, 1999
‘Siblings Without Rivalry’ author Adele Faber to speak in Syracuse Oct. 16
Adele Faber, best-selling author and expert on family communication, will speak on “Siblings Without Rivalry” Saturday, Oct.16 at Henninger High School, 600 Robinson St., Syracuse. Registration is at 8:15 a.m. and the program from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The $20 admission fee includes a continental breakfast and box lunch. Faber’s appearance is [...]

September 12, 1999
Women and Aging is Topic of Healthcare Conference Oct. 23
A conference on the health of the aging woman–especially the older woman living alone–will be held Saturday, Oct. 23 from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Wyndham Syracuse (formerly the Syracuse Marriott), Carrier Circle, East. Syracuse. The conference is sponsored by the College of Nursing of the State University of New York Health Science [...]

September 7, 1999
The Ethics of Organ Donations to be Focus of Health Science Center’s Faith and Values Forum Sept. 15
Frank S. Szmalc, M.D., a transplant surgeon and chief of organ recovery services for the SUNY Health Science Center, will present “Organ Donations: The Ethics and the Needs” at the Faith and Values Forum Wednesday, Sept. 15 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Ninth Floor Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 744 Irving Avenue. The [...]

September 7, 1999
SUNY Health Science Center Honors Wal-Mart for Philanthropic Support
The Wal-Mart Foundation has received the 1999 SUNY Health Science Center President’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropic Service for its steadfast support of children’s health needs. Clay Store Manager Robert Harty and District Community Relations Coordinator Debbi Lovell accepted the award today (Sept. from Health Science Center President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., at [...]

September 7, 1999
Health Science Center Faculty and Staff Honored at Convocation Sept. 8
Sixteen members of the faculty and staff of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse have been honored for excellence in teaching, professional and voluntary service. The awards were presented at the Fall Faculty Convocation Sept. 8 in Weiskotten Hall. The convocation traditionally marks the beginning of each new [...]

September 6, 1999
Joslin Center Experts Offer Tips for Managing Diabetes During the School Year at Free Seminar Sept. 28
The Joslin Center for Diabetes at University Hospital of the State University of New York Health Science Center will present a free public diabetes education seminar Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 6 to 7 p.m. To register, contact University Hospital’s Health Connections at 464-8668. The seminar will take place in the conference room at [...]

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