News Archives of March 2001

March 28, 2001
Samuel Gorovitz named Dearing-Daly Professor of Bioethics and Humanities at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Samuel Gorovitz, Ph.D., has been appointed the first Dearing-Daly Professor of Bioethics and Humanities at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In this professorship, Gorovitz will develop innovative scholarly and educational programs in bioethics through SUNY Upstate’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities. He has written extensively on bioethics, particularly as it impacts public policy. Recent areas of inquiry [...]

March 28, 2001
Four University Hospital physicians make America’s Top Doctors list
Four University Hospital physicians have been named as America’s top doctors. Charles Hodge, Patricia Numann, Andrew Palmer and Michael Sobel are listed in “America’s Top Doctors: The Nation’s Leading Medical Specialists” (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2001). Only one other physician in Syracuse, pathologist Anna-Luise Katzenstein of Crouse Hospital, was included in the guide. (The guide was [...]

March 22, 2001
Free diabetes screenings at the Joslin Center March 27
In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Day, the Joslin Diabetes Center will offer free diabetes screenings Tuesday, March 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Joslin Center is located in the University Health Care Center at 90 Presidential Plaza, Syracuse. Individuals interested in having their blood tested will sign a consent form and have a small [...]

March 21, 2001
SUNY Upstate Medical University students get matched with residency programs on nationwide Match Day
At noon on Thursday, March 22, 149 fourth-year students from SUNY Upstate Medical University’s College of Medicine joined 23,981 graduating medical students from across the country in learning where they will spend their first year of training (or residency) in their chosen specialty. This annual rite of passage, known as Match Day, was established in 1952 [...]

March 20, 2001
SUNY Upstate’s Jose Jalife, M.D., receives Distinguished Scientist Award from American College of Cardiology

March 19, 2001
Manlius teen’s fundraiser to fight cancer benefits University Hospital and Ronald McDonald House
Patrick Cole, a 16-year-old Fayetteville-Manlius High School student, has contributed $12,000 to University Hospital’s Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders and $3,500 to the Ronald McDonald House. Cole, son of Jane Cole and Mark Cole, was diagnosed in July 1999 with rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive cancer of the soft tissues. He has since undergone extensive chemotherapy [...]

March 18, 2001
SUNY Upstate conference hopes to build relationships between CNY’s basic and clinical scientists March 29
Forming relationships between Central New York’s basic and clinical scientists is the goal of an Upstate Medical University conference titled “Translational Research: Bridging the Gap,” to be held Thursday, March 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Sheraton University Hotel and Conference Center, 801 University Avenue, Syracuse. The conference is sponsored by SUNY Upstate’s [...]

March 13, 2001
Meditation retreat to feature national meditation leader April 7 and 8
Myoshin Kelley, a nationally recognized meditation leader and instructor, will be featured in a weekend of silent meditation retreats Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8. The retreats are sponsored by the Stress Reduction Program at University Hospital of SUNY Upstate Medical University. The retreat Saturday, April 7, will feature sitting and meditation activities and is [...]

March 13, 2001
SUNY Upstate to present Health Careers Open House March 24
SUNY Upstate Medical University’s College of Health Professions will sponsor a free Health Careers Open House Saturday, March 24 from 8:45 a.m. to noon in Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Avenue, Syracuse. The open house is intended for high school and college students, parents, counselors, teachers and college faculty and others who are interested in learning [...]

March 13, 2001
Central New York Poison Control Center urges parents to become aware of household poisons during Poison Prevention Month
With March designated as Poison Prevention Month, the Central New York Poison Control Center is urging parents to become more aware of the poisonous substances that might be easily found by young children at home. “When one takes a careful look at how many poisons there are and where they are stored, it can be quite [...]

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