News Archives of February 2001

February 26, 2001
SUNY Upstate seeks participants for major lung cancer screening study
SUNY Upstate Medical University is seeking 500 volunteers for its two-year New York Early Lung Cancer Action (NY-ELCAP) screening study. Volunteers must be aged 60 or older, have a history of at least 10 pack-years of smoking, and have no history of prior cancer. They must have the pulmonary, cardiac and general physical capacity to undergo [...]

February 25, 2001
SUNY Upstate Medical University to hold career expo March 3
SUNY Upstate Medical University, one of the area’s largest employers, will spotlight current job openings at a Career Expo Saturday, March 3 at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Avenue. The expo, which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature presentations on a wide range of career opportunities currently available at SUNY [...]

February 15, 2001
‘Little Gifts for Life’ auction to benefit University Hospital’s children’s cancer center is set for March 30 at the Oncenter
The fifth annual dinner and auction “Little Gifts for Life” to benefit University Hospital’s Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders is set for Friday, March 30 at the ballroom of the Oncenter, 800 S. State St. A Patron Preview Party will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a silent auction at 7 p.m. A dinner [...]

February 14, 2001
Golf great Arnold Palmer to participate in Upstate Medical University’s Third Annual Central New York Region Skins Game June 18
Arnold Palmer, one of the most popular and successful golfers of all time, will participate in Third Annual Skins Game to benefit SUNY Upstate Medical University, to be held Monday, June 18 at Lafayette Golf & Country Club in Jamesville. Palmer will join current PGA Tour veterans Peter Jacobsen and Chip Beck. Negotiations are still under [...]

February 12, 2001
University Hospital registered nurse salary enhancement program approved by SUNY Board of Trustees
University Hospital will implement a competitive new nursing salary plan that will recognize experienced nurses and offer a generous pay increase for working evenings, nights and weekends effective March 1. The salary enhancement plan was developed by University Hospital and approved by the SUNY trustees Jan. 23. The plan, which totals more than $2 million, is [...]

February 11, 2001
Humphrey named research coordinator for Upstate Medical University
Barbara Humphrey has been named research coordinator for the Research Development Office at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In this position, Humphrey assists Upstate Medical University faculty in their research and grant application efforts. Humphrey has more than 20 years experience in the areas of grant applications and public service, having held a variety of [...]

February 4, 2001
Author M. Elizabeth Carnegie to headline SUNY Upstate Black History Month events
Award-winning author and nurse M. Elizabeth Carnegie will deliver the keynote address at one of Upstate Medical University’s Black History Month programs, to be held Wednesday, Feb. 21 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Weiskotten Hall Medical Alumni Auditorium, 766 Irving Avenue, Syracuse. Carnegie’s lecture is free and open to the public. The theme [...]

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