News Archives of October 2003

October 31, 2003
McCabe named president-elect of American Board of Emergency Medicine
John McCabe, M.D., professor of emergency medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been elected president elect of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). The ABEM seeks to improve the quality of emergency medical care by maintaining standards of excellence in the specialty, by evaluating and certifying qualified physicians and by strengthening medical education in [...]

October 30, 2003
University Hospital’s Patricia Knox named to University HealthSystem Consortium steering committee
Patricia Lippincott Knox, a registered nurse and clinical coordinator for University Hospital’s Palliative Care Service, has been appointed to the steering committee to oversee University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) first palliative care benchmarking project. UHC’s benchmarking project focuses on symptom management, utilization of various hospital services and end-of-life care for patients with chronically deteriorating conditions. Findings from [...]

October 28, 2003
Children with cancer and blood disorders create holiday greeting cards to benefit University Hospital
Holiday greeting cards created by Central New York children who have cancer or a blood disorder will be sold to benefit the Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at University Hospital. This is the eighth consecutive year that patients from the center have designed greeting cards for the fundraiser. Since 1996 more [...]

October 22, 2003
Bonnie St. Andrews, Ph.D., Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY Upstate, dies at 58
Bonnie A. St. Andrews, Ph.D., Distinguished Teaching Professor of Bioethics and Humanities at SUNY Upstate Medical University, died Oct. 21 at her in home Syracuse from a brain tumor. She was 58. St. Andrews was an accomplished poet whose works were published in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, JAMA, The Georgia Review, Commonweal [...]

October 21, 2003
Adventurer Will Cross to speak at Community Diabetes Forum Nov.5
Adventurer Will Cross, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 9, will offer a patient’s perspective and discuss his recent expeditions to both the North and South Poles at the Community Diabetes Forum Nov. 5 at the OnCenter, 800 South State St. in Syracuse. The forum, which also includes presentations by medical professionals from [...]

October 16, 2003
Hugh Bonner, Ph.D., named to federal health care advisory panel
Hugh W. Bonner, Ph.D., dean of the College of Health Professions at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been named to a federal panel that advises the U.S. secretary of health and human services on medical education and community-based health programs. Bonner was named this week to a three-year term on the 21-member Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, [...]

October 15, 2003
Sherard A. Tatum, M.D., receives award from American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Sherard A. Tatum, M.D., a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has received the 2003 Community Service Award from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’s (AAFPRS) Educational and Research Foundation. The award honors Tatum for providing or making possible free medical service to the less [...]

October 15, 2003
SUNY Upstate student receives Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical fellowship
Hasra K. Phillip, a third-year student in the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, is one of 35 students nationwide to receive a 2003 National Medical Fellowship from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship Program in Academic Medicine. The fellowship carries an award of $6,000 and allows Phillip to work directly with mentors on [...]

October 15, 2003
SUNY Upstate offers free lecture on breast cancer therapy Oct. 29
Barbara L. Smith, M.D., Ph.D., whose research focuses on genetic and non-genetic risk factors for breast cancer, will deliver SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Lecture Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 8 to 9 a.m. in 2231 Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave. Her lecture “Local Therapy for Breast Cancer–How Much is Enough?” [...]

October 8, 2003
Sen. Clinton tours SUNY Upstate; offers support for children’s hospital and emergency preparedness center
U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton offered her support for the Central New York Children’s Hospital and the Center for Emergency Preparedness during a visit to SUNY Upstate Medical University Tuesday, Oct. 7. During her visit to campus Clinton received updates on the children’s hospital and emergency preparedness center plans from Thomas Welch, M.D., professor and chair [...]

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