News Archives of August 2001

August 20, 2001
SUNY Upstate’s new pediatric chairman announces plans to bring comprehensive Children’s Center to Central New York
The development of a comprehensive Children’s Center for Central New York will be a top priority of SUNY Upstate’s newly appointed pediatrics chairman, Thomas R. Welch, M.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University officials announced today. Welch, who served as director of nephrology and hypertension at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati and a professor at the [...]

August 20, 2001
Statement by SUNY Upstate Medical University on Plans to Proceed with the Creation of a Comprehensive Children’s Center for Central New York
With the announcement today of our new pediatrics chairman, Dr. Thomas B. Welch of the Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati, SUNY Upstate Medical University, is making clear its commitment to developing a comprehensive Children’s Center for Central New York. The search for a new chairman for SUNY Upstate’s Department of Pediatrics has been a long [...]

August 14, 2001
International meditation expert returns to Central New York to host meditation retreat Aug. 24 to 26
Jose Reissig, a molecular biologist-turned meditation expert, will lead a three-day meditation retreat at Thornfield Conference Center on Cazenovia Lake Aug. 24 to 26. The retreat, titled “Life Without Me,” is appropriate for both beginning and experienced meditators. It is sponsored by the Stress Reduction Program of SUNY Upstate Medical University. Registration for the three-day program, [...]

August 14, 2001
Upstate’s Ruth Weinstock named associate editor of Diabetes Care
Ruth S. Weinstock, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine and chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at SUNY Upstate Medical University and medical director of the Joslin Diabetes Center at University Health Care Center, has been appointed associate editor of Diabetes Care, the professional journal of the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care is a journal for the [...]

July 31, 2001
Nurse educator at Joslin Diabetes Center wins Nurse of the Year Award
Suzanne Meyer, a diabetes nurse educator at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Syracuse, has received the Nurse of the Year Award from the Healthcare Marketplace Conference. Meyer was recognized for her nearly five years’ service to the Joslin Diabetes Center, where she counsels patients on a variety of issues relating to their diabetes care. The nomination [...]

July 31, 2001
SUNY Upstate researcher is awarded $650,000 in grants to study prostate cancer and multiple sclerosis
A professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University has been awarded two grants to conduct basic research on prostate cancer and multiple sclerosis. Arthur A. Hurwitz, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Department of Urology, has received a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study why T [...]

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