News Archives of October 2001

October 23, 2001
Harold Wanamaker, M.D., receives Distinguished Alumni Award from SUNY Upstate Medical University
Harold H. Wanamaker, M.D., has received the 2001 Distinguished Alumni Award from the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Wanamaker, who earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate in 1956, has had a long and distinguished career as an otolaryngologist in the Syracuse area and has been a tireless supporter of the Upstate community [...]

October 21, 2001
University Hospital’s HealthLink program presents schedule of free health seminars
Breast cancer, health care decision-making, lung cancer managing your weight and carbon monoxide poisoning are among the topics to be addressed this fall during University Hospital HealthLink seminars. All seminars are free and open to the public and are held in the Oasis complex on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall just inside the Kauffman’s [...]

October 17, 2001
University Hospital’s Health Connections establishes community hotline for information about biological agents
University Hospital’s Health Connections has added a new telephone hotline to its audio library in an effort to give Central New Yorkers timely and accurate medical information about biological agents. The hotline can be accessed 24 hours a day by calling Health Connections at 315-464-8668, press the number 1 twice then press the number 2-9-9-9 [...]

October 15, 2001
Jillian H. Kuruc named compliance officer at SUNY Upstate
Jillian H. Kuruc has been named institutional compliance officer for hospital affairs at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Kuruc previously served as institutional compliance officer for the Faculty Practice Plan for University Medical Associates at Syracuse, Inc. (UMAS), the the not for-profit faculty practice corporation of the College of Medicine at the SUNY Upstate Medical University. Her past [...]

October 15, 2001
Sports-related concussions is focus of SUNY Upstate public information day Oct. 28
Medical experts, school officials, coaches and student-athletes will participate in a public information day titled “Head Games: Sports-Related Concussions” Sunday, Oct. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave., Syracuse. “There is no such thing as a mild concussion,” said Brian Rieger, Ph.D., a SUNY Upstate psychologist specializing in [...]

October 9, 2001
Syracuse dentist named to Upstate Medical University Council
Syracuse dentist Dr. Donald T. Sheridan has been appointed by New York Gov. George Pataki to the SUNY Upstate Medical University Council. Sheridan will serve until June 30, 2007. He succeeds Otto C. Feliu, whose term has expired. The Upstate Medical University Council is an advisory board to SUNY Upstate Medical University President Gregory L. Eastwood, [...]

October 4, 2001
University Hospital seeks volunteers of all ages
University Hospital has volunteer opportunities available in a number of areas of hospital operations and patient care areas. “We need volunteers to serve in a variety of settings within University Hospital, including pediatrics, the emergency and recovery rooms, food and nutritional services, the Gift Shop, errand and messenger service, as well as with the heart, oncology [...]

October 2, 2001
SUNY Upstate symposium explores ethical issues related to medical advertising Oct. 17
The advertising of prescription drugs and other medications and its impact on the public’s view on dispensation of medication and the treatment of illness will be explored at the ninth annual President’s Ethics Symposium, “Marketing Medicines: Help or Harm,” Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, [...]

September 30, 2001
University Hospital surgeon to speak on new CT screening for lung cancer Oct. 3 at Shoppingtown Mall
Leslie Kohman, M.D., a thoracic surgeon at University Hospital and professor of medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, will discuss the benefits of a new CT screening test during a presentation Oct. 3 on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall. The presentation, which is sponsored by University Hospital’s OASIS program is from 9 to 10 [...]

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