News Archives of February 2004

February 25, 2004
New shuttle routes and schedules

February 25, 2004
“C” Lot closed
C-Lot, the outdoor parking lot across from University Hospital, (between Sarah Loguen and Elizabeth Blackwell streets) is closed to make way for construction of a new parking garage. Therefore all University Hospital visitor and patient parking is available in the East Adams Street Garage, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The entrance to [...]

February 25, 2004
North side of East Adams Street sidewalk closed through March.
The north side of the E. Adams Street sidewalk between Sarah Loguen and Elizabeth Blackwell streets will be closed today through March to facilitate construction on the parking garage. The sidewalk on the east side of Sarah Loguen Street remains open as does the Bus Stop. Upstate Announcements will keep you updated on any other [...]

February 24, 2004
University Hospital appoints area’s first pediatric chaplain
The Rev. Louise Shepard has been named pediatric chaplain at University Hospital, making her the only chaplain dedicated to pediatric patients in the region. Shepard’s position was made possible through a one-year grant by the Children’s Miracle Network. A clinically trained chaplain, Shepard is contributing to the healing process of young patients through bedside [...]

February 24, 2004
University Hospital appoints spiritual care manager
The Rev. Terry Ruth Culbertson has been appointed University Hospital’s first spiritual care manager. The post will oversee spiritual care programs for patients, their families and caregivers. An ordained minister in the Church of God, Culbertson is Central New York’s only board certified chaplain in the Association for Professional Chaplains and only one of approximately [...]

February 16, 2004
University Hospital physicians reattach hand
An Upstate Medical University Orthopaedic surgical team successtully re-attached a hand severed in an industrial accident.The NewsChannel 10 Story and Video

February 9, 2004
SUNY Upstate’s respiratory therapy program is third in national survey
SUNY Upstate Medical University’s respiratory therapy program is one of the top programs of its kind in the country, according to a national survey of respiratory care program directors. SUNY Upstate’s respiratory care program, offered by the College of Health Professions, ranked third in a poll of the best bachelor’s degree respiratory therapy programs in the [...]

February 6, 2004
University Hospital Burn Center participates in federal study documenting burns related to children’s clothing
The Clark Burn Center at University Hospital has joined the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and burn centers across the country in an initiative aimed at collecting data about serious clothing-related burns to children under age 15. The Consumer Product Safety Commission’s new National Burn Center Reporting System is a cooperative effort of the Clark Burn Center, [...]

February 3, 2004
Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., named dean of the College of Medicine
Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., chief of the nephrology division and professor of medicine and pharmacology at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been named executive vice president and dean of the College of Medicine. The appointment, effective March 1, was announced by SUNY Upstate President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D. Scheinman succeeds William J. [...]

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