News Archives of September 2003

September 26, 2003
Nurse practitioner honored for excellence in pediatric HIV nursing
Kathie Contello, a nurse practitioner in the Department of Pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been honored with the Pediatric HIV Nursing Excellence Award from the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC). Contello will receive the award at the ANAC’s annual meeting in November.The award, given in memory of Diana, Princess of [...]

September 22, 2003
University Hospital plans $84 million vertical expansion
University Hospital has announced plans for an $84 million vertical addition that would feature the Central New York Children’s Hospital and new patient care space for cardiovascular, neurology and oncology services. Plans for the children’s hospital, which would be housed on the top two floors of the six-story addition, call for 50 private patient rooms, family [...]

September 16, 2003
SUNY Upstate poised for great success in coming year, notes Eastwood in his State of the Medical University Address
In his annual State of the Medical University Address, President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., offered an upbeat assessment for SUNY Upstate in the areas of patient care, research, teaching and philanthropy. Eastwood delivered his address Wednesday, Sept. 17. Eastwood’s presentation included mention of plans for the construction of a new parking garage on campus as [...]

September 15, 2003
SUNY Upstate offers camera-in-a-capsule gastrointestinal endoscopy
You’ve had a colonoscopy, an upper endoscopy and other procedures to detect abnormalities of the small intestine, but no disorder was found and you’re still bleeding or in pain. You may be a candidate for the M2A Capsule Endoscopy procedure offered by SUNY Upstate Medical University and available only at University Health Care Manlius. [...]

September 15, 2003
Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., is elected president of national nursing research panel
SUNY Upstate Medical University President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., has been elected president of the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR). The FNINR, based in Washington, D.C., provides resources to advance the mission of the National Institute of Nursing Research and seeks to enhance and support the practice of nursing by [...]

September 11, 2003
University Hospital offers free seminars on living with cancer
University Hospital, HealthLink and the American Cancer Society will present “I Can Cope,” a free four-part educational series on living with cancer for adult cancer patients, their family and friends. Sessions are Sept. 16 and 30 and Oct. 14 and 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at HealthLink, located on the lower level of [...]

September 11, 2003
University Hospital recognizes employees for exceptional service
Five University Hospital employees and two hospital clinical teams have been recognized for exceptional service to University Hospital and to patients. The awards were presented by University Hospital’s Upstate Stars Employee Recognition Team. Hope Silvis of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, received the Employee of the Year (clinical) award. As an [...]

September 4, 2003
Steve Allen Jr., M.D., to present tips for juggling life’s stresses Sept. 19 as part of Upstate Medical University’s alumni reunion
Fun, laughter and plenty of good advice is on tap when Steve Allen Jr., M.D., conveys his thoughts on how best to juggle life’s stresses as he presents SUNY Upstate Medical University’s annual Weiskotten Lecture Friday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Weiskotten Hall ninth floor auditorium, 766 Irving Avenue. The lecture is [...]

September 4, 2003
Michael Gordon, PhD, named to CHADD Hall of Fame
Michael Gordon, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and director of the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Clinic at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been inducted into the Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) Hall of Fame. The award will be presented at the 15th Annual CHADD International Conference Oct. 30, in Denver. The [...]

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