News Archives of August 2002

August 28, 2002
University Hospital honors employees for contributions to workplace
University Hospital has announced the recipients of its First Annual Hospital Recognition awards. The winners are: The Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Team. Team members are Joseph Papini of Tully, Karen Hirschman of Syracuse, Anne Marie Buss of Kirkville, Lou Ann Wilson Syracuse, and Pat Robinson of Syracuse. The DBT team was cited [...]

August 25, 2002
SUNY Upstate expresses regret over failure to reach collaboration plan with Crouse Hospital
The following statement was issued today (Aug. 26) by SUNY Upstate Medical University: “Over the past year, in the wake of the Crouse Hospital bankruptcy, representatives from Crouse Hospital, SUNY Upstate Medical University, and the Metropolitan Development Association have developed a Collaboration Plan that would functionally integrate Crouse Hospital and University Hospital. The Crouse bankruptcy [...]

August 22, 2002
University Hospital now performs laparoscopic kidney removal
University Hospital is now using a new less invasive approach–hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy–to remove a kidney from a living donor for transplantation. The new laparoscopic procedure enables surgeons to remove a kidney through a small incision, resulting in less pain and a faster, fuller recovery for donors. University is one of only a handful [...]

August 21, 2002
CNY Community Foundation awards $10,000 to Sept. 11 event
The Central New York Community Foundation has awarded $10,000 to CNY Gathers, the effort that will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. In addition to the healing and remembrance gathering planned for Sept. 11, 2002 in Clinton Square, committee members are finalizing plans for [...]

August 20, 2002
SUNY Upstate students arrive on campus August 21
SUNY Upstate Medical University students will arrive on campus Wednesday, Aug. 21 for orientation programs, and other activities including the prestigious “white coat” ceremony for first-year medical students. About 1,100 students are enrolled in SUNY Upstate’s colleges of Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 26 SUNY Upstate President Gregory [...]

August 14, 2002
Drug does not lower risk of perinatal HIV transmission, SUNY Upstate study finds
A new study shows that using intrapartum/newborn nevirapine does not further reduce perinatal HIV transmission in HIV-infected pregnant women who are already receiving prenatal care and the standard antiretoviral therapy (ART). The findings from the Pediatric ACTG 316 Team were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association July 10. Coleen Cunningham, M.D., associate [...]

August 1, 2002
Good marriage and greater marital intimacy lessens stress of diabetes, SUNY Upstate study shows
People with diabetes who are part of an intimate and supportive marriage are more likely to have a better health-related quality of life than their less happily married peers, a new study suggests. “When people have a solid marriage and a good intimate relationship, they adapt better to their diabetes and feel less burdened by the [...]

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