News Archives of May 2002

May 27, 2002
More than 550 cancer survivors attend National Cancer Survivors Day
More than 550 cancer survivors and their families are expected to attend the National Cancer Survivors Day celebration at the Holiday Inn, Liverpool, Electronics Parkway, Sunday June 2. The event, which runs from 1 to 4 p.m., will feature a buffet lunch and entertainment by the Trinidad and Tobago Steelband. The event, sponsored by SUNY [...]

May 21, 2002
Stephen Albanese, MD, elected to board of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Orthopaedic surgeon Stephen A. Albanese, M.D., of Manlius, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons at the organization’s 69th annual meeting February 13-17, held in Dallas. He will serve as Member-at-Large. Dr. Albanese is currently professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at SUNY [...]

May 19, 2002
Pancake breakfast to benefit Children’s Miracle Network June 2
Central New Yorkers are invited to the Kiwanis’ Fourth Annual Pancake Breakfast to benefit the CNY Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Sunday, June 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wyndham Syracuse on Carrier Circle. The breakfast is sponsored by the Ontario Division of Kiwanis, Wyndham Syracuse and Pediatric Cardiology Associates, LLC. The breakfast is [...]

May 14, 2002
William J. Williams, M.D., named Dean of the College of Medicine
William J. Williams, M.D., Distinguished Service Professor in the State University of New York and Edward C. Reifenstein Professor of Medicine at Upstate Medical University, has been named Dean of the College of Medicine at Upstate Medical University. The announcement was made by SUNY Upstate President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D. Williams will serve as dean [...]

May 12, 2002
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., steps down as Dean of the College of Medicine
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., has stepped down as Dean of the College of Medicine and Vice President for Biomedical Sciences at SUNY Upstate Medical University, announced Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., President of SUNY Upstate Medical University. In making the announcement, President Eastwood expressed appreciation for the services rendered by Dr. Roizen to the University over the [...]

May 12, 2002
Paige’s Butterfly Run set for June 1
Hundreds of walkers and runners will meet at Palmer Elementary School on Hicks Road in Baldwinsville to participate in the Sixth Annual Paige’s Butterfly Run Saturday, June 1. Proceeds from the event will benefit University Hospital’s Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders and the Paige Yeomans Arnold Memorial Scholarship Fund. The event, affiliated with [...]

May 8, 2002
Gene therapy innovator and pioneering breast cancer researcher will speak at SUNY Upstate Medical University Commencement May 19
W. French Anderson, M.D., known as the father of gene therapy, and C. Barber Mueller, M.D., a pioneer in the field of breast cancer research, will address degree candidates at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s 168th Commencement Sunday, May 19. Commencement for graduates of Upstate’s colleges of Medicine, Health Professions, Nursing and Graduate Studies will be [...]

May 5, 2002
Sweeney named associate professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Dawn Sweeney, M.D., has been named associate professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Sweeney received a bachelor’s degree from Russell Sage College in 1985 and her medical degree from SUNY Upstate in 1989. She completed a residency in general pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia in 1992 and a [...]

May 5, 2002
Schurman named associate professor of pediatrics and vice chair for clinical affairs at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Scott Schurman, M.D., has been named associate professor of pediatrics, director for the divisions of Renal Diseases, GI Diseases, & Endocrine & Metabolic Diseases and vice chair for clinical affairs at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Schurman served as associate professor of pediatrics in the division of nephrology at University of South Florida College of Medicine since [...]

May 2, 2002
University Hospital’s HealthLink presents free health seminars in May
Antibiotic resistance, pediatric asthma, depression and arthritis are among topics to be addressed at University Hospital HealthLink seminars in May. All seminars are free, open to the public and held in the Oasis complex on the lower level of Shoppingtown Mall. To register for any seminar, call 464-8668. Upcoming seminar schedule is as follows: May 6 [...]

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