News Archives of November 2004

November 22, 2004
University Hospital nutritionists urge ‘girth control’ for Thanksgiving feast
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Americans celebrating Thanksgiving with the traditional feast with all the trimmings can expect to consume over 1,700 calories in one sitting, say University Hospital nutrition experts. As calories go, 1,700 are a lot to consume at one sitting, said Justin Ogden, a registered dietician and chef at University Hospital. “That would [...]

November 22, 2004
Eastwood Rotary pledges $35,000 to Central New York Children’s Hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y.- The Eastwood Rotary Club has pledged $35,000 to the Central New York Children’s Hospital capital campaign. The gift will name a pediatric oncology/hematology patient room in the children’s hospital. “The Eastwood Rotary Club and Foundation are pleased to make this donation to name a room at the new CNY Children’s Hospital,” said Ray O’Neil, [...]

November 19, 2004
SUNY Upstate Medical University observes the Great American Smokeout
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – In observance of the Great American Smokeout, Nov. 18, SUNY Upstate Medical University, the region’s largest employer, will ask all employees, students and visitors to its campus, including University Hospital, to refrain voluntarily from smoking anywhere on its grounds. Smoking currently is only prohibited indoors. More than 7,000 individuals a [...]

November 19, 2004
National Hope on Wheels visits University Hospital
Syracuse, NY — University Hospital was the 15th stop on the national Hope On Wheels tour, an initiative driven by the 640 U.S. Hyundai car dealers designed to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research at The Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. Hyundai dealers and Hyundai Motor America have contributed almost $6 [...]

November 15, 2004
Fayetteville teen raises $11,500 for the Central New York Children’s Hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y. —Ask 13-year old Josh Anbar for his definition of the word “caring” and he’ll tell you that it’s doing things to help other people. Because he cared, Josh single-handedly raised $11,500 over a summer for University Hospital’s pediatric patients and the upcoming CNY Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. An eighth grader [...]

November 15, 2004
Thanksgiving Day race to benefit children’s hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Central New Yorkers are invited to participate in the 36th annual Baldwinsville Kiwanis Turkey Day Races Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25, at C.W. Baker High School, 29 East Oneida St., Baldwinsville. The event, sponsored by the Baldwinsville Kiwanis Chapter and the Central New York Children’s Miracle Network, will benefit the [...]

November 12, 2004
SUNY Upstate receives $100,000 state grant to support clinical skills teaching center
SYRACUSE, N.Y.— SUNY Upstate Medical University has received a $100,000 state grant to support the Clinical Skills Teaching Center, a main feature of SUNY Upstate’s new academic building, which is slated to open in the fall of 2006. The announcement was made today, Nov. 12, by state Sen. Nancy Larraine Hoffmann. “SUNY Upstate Medical [...]

November 4, 2004
Major phase of lobby demolitions begins Nov. 8
The major demolition phase of the project will start Nov. 8 and last approximately three weeks. During this time, the existing second floor concrete deck canopy over the hospital entrance will be removed. Equipment needed for this demolition, including jackhammers is expected to cause considerable noise and vibration to adjacent areas such as the north [...]

November 2, 2004
SUNY Upstate initiaties personality disorder study
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University are conducting a study, the findings of which may lead to the nation’s first scientifically proven method to treat a mental and behavioral condition that profoundly alters a person’s quality of life. The study tests psychodynamic psychotherapy (PT) as an effective method to treat persons with [...]

November 2, 2004
‘Diabetic Chef’ to speak at SUNY Upstate community diabetes forum Nov. 10
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Chris Smith, ?the Diabetic Chef,’ will demonstrate healthy cooking techniques for diabetics during SUNY Upstate Medical University 2004 Community Diabetes Forum Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the OnCenter in Syracuse. Registration and vendor fair begin at 5 p.m.; Smith’s presentation begins at 6:15 p.m. While studying at the Culinary Institute of America in [...]

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