News Archives of February 2002
February 26, 2002
‘Little Gifts for Life’ auction to benefit University Hospital’s children’s cancer center is March 23 at the Oncenter
The sixth annual dinner and auction “Little Gifts for Life” to benefit University Hospital’s Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders will be held Saturday, March 23 at the Oncenter, 800 S. State St.
A Patron Preview Party will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by a silent auction at 7 p.m. Dinner and a live auction [...]
February 14, 2002
New SUNY Upstate center seeks to increase research funding
SUNY Upstate Medical University has created a new center designed to strengthen the institution’s research efforts and increase the amount of research grants awarded to clinical faculty and basic science faculty.
The Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, or CORE, will assist clinical faculty in developing research projects that can attract funding from a variety of [...]
February 11, 2002
Children’s Miracle Network Horse on Parade to be decorated with names of children
Illustrator Susan Keeter invites Central New Yorkers to participate in Syracuse’s upcoming Horses on Parade arts project. For a minimum donation of $10 to benefit the Central New York Children’s Miracle Network, Keeter will paint children’s names in clouds on “Miracle Champion.” ‘Miracle Champion,’ one of the more than 100 fiberglass horse statues to be [...]
February 11, 2002
Stoner named director of Volunteer Initiatives at University Hospital
Donna Stoner has been named director of Volunteer Initiatives at University Hospital, a newly organized department that includes the hospital’s Volunteer Services, Office of Spiritual Care and Advocates for Upstate Medical University.
Most recently she was director of Volunteer Services at Crouse Hospital, where she maintained an intergenerational hospital volunteer program resulting in 40,000 volunteer hours [...]
February 10, 2002
SUNY Upstate’s Department of Ophthalmology receives grant, award
Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded two grants to the Department of Ophthalmology at SUNY Upstate Medical University.
An unrestricted grant of $110,000 was awarded to the department to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases. The work will be directed by John A. Hoepner, M.D., chair of the ophthalmology department.
February 7, 2002
SUNY Upstate president at forefront of national campaign to expand health coverage for all
SUNY Upstate Medical University and the nation’s other academic health centers have set themselves a challenge: to find a cure to a chronically ill health care delivery system that now counts nearly 39 million Americans (or 14 percent of the U.S. population) as being without health insurance.
“We are the envy of the world when it [...]
February 3, 2002
Syracuse resident earns board certification in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy
Kevin Neville has been accepted as a board certified clinical specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Neville is one of only 10 board certified specialists in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy in New York.
Neville is a senior physical therapist with the cardiothoracic surgery service at University [...]
February 3, 2002
SUNY Upstate’s vascular laboratory receives accreditation
SUNY Upstate Medical University’s vascular laboratory was recognized recently for its commitment to providing high level patient care and quality testing for the diagnosis of vascular disease. SUNY Upstate achieved accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL).
SUNY Upstate is one of a select number of vascular laboratories in the United [...]
January 31, 2002
SUNY Upstate holds health fair at Bellevue Elementary School Feb. 8
Children and their parents will be tested on how well they wash their hands, learn about healthy snacks and a wide array of other health issues at a health fair Friday, Feb. 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bellevue Elementary School, 530 Stolp Ave., Syracuse. The fair, which is free and open to the [...]