News Archives of September 2001

September 23, 2001
Candlelight vigil honors survivors and those who have died from childhood cancers Sept. 28
Survivors of childhood cancer, their parents and supporters will participate in a candlelight vigil Friday, Sept. 28 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby at University Hospital, 750 East Adams Street. The purpose of the vigil is to recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, to focus attention on the need for research, to honor the [...]

September 16, 2001
Michael Roizen, M.D., to speak on his RealAge concept in public lecture Sept. 21 at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Michael Roizen, M.D., dean of the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University and author of “RealAge: Are You As Young As You Can Be?” will discuss his RealAge concept at a public lecture Friday, Sept. 21. The lecture, which is free, will be held in Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving [...]

September 11, 2001
SUNY Upstate President Eastwood issues statement regarding terrorist attacks
The following statement was issued by Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY Upstate Medical University today (Sept. 12, 2001): The extraordinary tragedies of yesterday in New York City, Washington, D.C., and southwestern Pennsylvania have affected all of us deeply and permanently. My heart goes out especially to those of you whose loved ones or friends [...]

September 9, 2001
University Hospital to hold free screening for people with leg pain Sept. 19
Individuals who suffer from leg pain when walking may have peripheral vascular disease (PVD), a potentially fatal disease that affects 10 million Americans. The screening will test for peripheral vascular disease, which is warning sign of increased risk of heart attack, stroke and aneurysm. To help identify these patients so that they may get follow-up care [...]

September 3, 2001
SUNY Upstate Medical Alumni Association to provide extra scholarship support for expected $2,000 tuition hike
SUNY Upstate Medical University is making $50,000 in scholarship support available to provide students in the College of Medicine some financial relief from an expected $2,000 tuition increase. Tuition in the College of Medicine currently is $10,840 for a resident of New York state. It is expected to rise to $12,840 once a final budget is [...]

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