News Archives of October 2000

October 29, 2000
SUNY Upstate physician honored for commitment to emergency medicine
E. Jackson Allison, Jr., M.D., professor of emergency medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been honored for his commitment to emergency medicine by the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM). Allison also serves as physician executive and director of emergency medicine at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Syracuse. Allison received the IFEM’s first-ever Order [...]

October 19, 2000
University Hospital patients invited to submit art for upcoming exhibition
Former adult inpatients of University Hospital are invited to submit art work for SUNY Upstate Medical University’s monthly art exhibitions. Art work by former adult patients of University Hospital will be featured Dec. 4 to Jan. 5, 2001 in an exhibition at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Health Sciences Library. The criteria for participation is as follows: Participants [...]

October 17, 2000
Children with cancer and blood disorders create holiday greeting cards to benefit University Hospital
Holiday greeting cards created by Central New York children afflicted with cancer and blood disorders will be sold to benefit the Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at University Hospital. This is the fifth consecutive year that patients from the center have designed greeting cards for the fundraiser. Since 1996 more than $17,000 has [...]

October 11, 2000
National Public Access Defibrillation study will take place at 40 sites throughout Central New York
Researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University, supported by a $298,000 federal grant, will participate in a national two-year study to assess how the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) by trained volunteers compares to the use of CPR in responding to sudden cardiac arrests in public places. “This study will attempt to determine whether automatic external [...]

October 10, 2000
David H.P. Streeten, leading researcher into the cause and diagnosis of hypertension, is dead at 78
David H. P. Streeten, professor emeritus of medicine at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University at Syracuse whose early research contributed to the discovery of a new cause of hypertension, died Sept. 30 at University Hospital in Syracuse. He was 78. The cause of death was a cerebral hemorrhage, according to his [...]

October 10, 2000
Albanese named chair of orthopedic surgery at SUNY Upstate
Stephen A. Albanese, M.D., of Manlius, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The appointment was made by Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY Upstate and dean of the College of Medicine. Albanese has served on the faculty of SUNY Upstate since 1986; he was named a [...]

October 5, 2000
SUNY Upstate presentation to explore ethics of genetic testing Oct. 11
“Public Good, Private Rights: Mandating Genetic Screening” will be the subject of SUNY Upstate Medical University’s annual President’s Ethics Symposium to be held Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in Medical Alumni Auditorium in Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Avenue. The presentation is and free and open to the public. As part [...]

October 3, 2000
Researcher noted for his work on brian development to join SUNY Upstate and the VA Medical Center
Michael W. Miller, Ph.D., a researcher noted for his study of the developing brain, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Miller’s appointment, effective immediately, was made by SUNY Upstate President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., acting on a recommendation from Provost and Vice Dean Kenneth [...]

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