News Archives of April 2001

April 25, 2001
SUNY Upstate to hold Paget’s disease patient meeting April 28
SUNY Upstate Medical University physicians will offer the latest information on Paget’s disease Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave, Syracuse. Paget’s disease is a chronic disorder that typically results in enlarged and deformed bones resulting in bone pain, arthritis, deformities and fractures. Paget’s disease may [...]

April 25, 2001
SUNY Upstate psychiatrist examines defiance in the family in new book
Defiance in children or adolescents is likely to occur when they lose faith in the adult world to care for them, suggests psychiatrist David Keith, M.D., in his new book, “Defiance in the Family: Finding Hope in Therapy” (Brunner-Routledge, 2001). Keith will discuss his book Thursday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, [...]

April 24, 2001
Area clergy to be briefed on medical issues, including health care ethics, during University Hospital’s annual Clergy Day May 8
Clergy from throughout Onondaga County will be briefed on a variety of medical issues, including ethics in health care and advance directives during University Hospital’s Ninth Annual Clergy Day Tuesday, May 8 at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave., Syracuse. Presentations will run from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “This day is geared to [...]

April 22, 2001
‘Miracle Ride’ to benefit Children’s Miracle Network May 20
Central New York motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to take a “Miracle Ride” around Oneida Lake in a benefit for the Children’s Miracle Network Sunday, May 20, rain or shine. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the Spinning Wheel Restaurant, 7384 Thompson Road, North Syracuse. The ride around Oneida Lake begins at 11:30 a.m. The Miracle Motorcycle [...]

April 19, 2001
Robert Corona, D.O., named Computer Professional of the Year
Robert Corona, D.O., clinical associate professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been named Computer Professional of the Year 2000. The award is presented by several professional societies, including the Association of Professional Computer Consultants, Windows Developers Forum and ACM First Society of Computing. Corona founded Upstate’s Telemedicine and Medical Informatics Program in 1995. [...]

April 15, 2001
Organ transplant waiting list soars nearly 50 percent in last year More than 370 people from Upstate New York await kidney transplants
The number of Upstate New Yorkers waiting for kidney and pancreas transplants, 370, is at an all-time high. The new figure, up from 250 last year, represents a nearly 50 percent increase. “We have never seen this many people from this area on the waiting list for kidney transplants,” said Bill Morris, executive director of the [...]

April 10, 2001
Spirituality and medicine is topic of lectures April 26 at SUNY Upstate
David Larson, MD, MSPH, a pioneer in the area of research on spirituality and medicine, will present two free lectures Thursday, April 26. The first lecture, “An Introduction to the Research on Health and Spirituality,” will be presented at noon in Upstate Medical University’s Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Avenue, Syracuse. Pre registration is not required. [...]

April 10, 2001
SUNY Upstate to participate in national depression study
A therapy proven successful in controlling epilepsy is being tested at SUNY Upstate Medical University as a possible breakthrough therapy for treatment-resistant depression. SUNY Upstate is one of 20 sites nationwide to participate in this Food and Drug Administration-approved three-year study of vagus nerve stimulation as a treatment for depression. The study is funded by Cyberonics [...]

April 10, 2001
Michael Roizen, M.D., named dean of the College of Medicine at State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago, has been named dean of the College of Medicine and vice president for biomedical sciences at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. The appointment, effective July [...]

April 2, 2001
SUNY Upstate Medical University to hold Memorial Service April 4
SUNY Upstate Medical University will hold a special memorial service April 4 for those who have donated their bodies to help in the education of medical and physical therapy students. The service is planned and conducted by SUNY Upstate students to express their appreciation for the opportunity to learn about the human body. It will be [...]

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