News Archives of May 2005

May 31, 2005
Sciarro named chief operating officer of University Hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Jason R. Sciarro has been named chief operating officer of University Hospital. The appointment, effective June 1, was announced by Philip S. Schaengold, J.D., interim executive director of University Hospital. Sciarro joins Chief Nursing Officer Ann Sedore, Ph.D., and Chief Financial Officer Thomas Donovan as members of the hospital’s senior leadership team. [...]

May 31, 2005
SUNY Upstate will open Autism Spectrum Disorders clinic in August
Increase in number of children with autism diagnosis puts demands on community for new services, officials say. Funding by Friend in Deed and Children’s Miracle Network make clinic a reality. SYRACUSE, N.Y.- SUNY Upstate Medical University will open an Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic by August that is designed to serve young children-birth through 7 years-through [...]

May 31, 2005
SUNY Upstate physician dispatched to Africa to sing AIDS education, prevention songs
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – E. Jackson Allison Jr., MD, associate dean and professor of emergency medicine at SUNY Upstate and chief of staff at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center will be dispatched by the U.S. state department June 1 for a month-long visit to the African nation of Malawi, but not to provide medical care. [...]

May 24, 2005
Validation therapy expert to speak at SUNY Upstate Alzheimer’s conference June 9
SYRACUSE, N.Y.- Naomi S. Feil, an internationally recognized expert on Alzheimer’s Disease, will deliver the keynote address at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Alzheimer’s 2005 conference June 9. The conference runs from 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Justin’s Grill and Conference Center, 6400 Yorktown Circle, East Syracuse. Feil, executive director of the Validation Training Institute [...]

May 24, 2005
Time Warner joins WIXT to air Children’s Miracle Network broadcast June 4, 5
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -The CNY Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) has added Time Warner Cable as a media partner in presenting the Children’s Miracle Network national broadcast. Time Warner will carry the CMN national broadcast on Channel 76 Saturday, June 4, from 6 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to [...]

May 24, 2005
Medical devices, amenities for hospitalized children receive CNY Children’s Miracle Network funding
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Pediatric cardiac apnea monitors, support for a clinic for children with autism and research into two life-threatening pediatric disorders are among the proposals that have been approved for funding by the allocations committee for the 2004 Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) campaign. Since 1985, when the CMN was first presented in [...]

May 18, 2005
SUNY Chancellor honors SUNY Upstate students for academic excellence
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – SUNY Upstate Medical University students Chad Harvey and Eric Browner have been honored for academic excellence by Robert King, chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY). Browner and Harvey were among 264 students from SUNY’s 64 campuses to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. “The recipients of this year’s [...]

May 12, 2005
Onondaga County, SUNY Upstate detail plans to strengthen inpatient mental health services for children
SYRACUSE, N.Y.- Onondaga County and SUNY Upstate Medical University officials have announced a new initiative that will strengthen inpatient mental health care services for local children and adolescents. The initiative—a critical component for an improved system of care—offers short- and long-term solutions to the community shortage of inpatient psychiatric beds for children and adolescents. As [...]

May 10, 2005
SUNY Upstate physician wins recognition for her work in the area of child sexual abuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y.- Ann Botash, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University and director of the CARE (Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation) program at University Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2005 Policy and Advocacy Award from the Ambulatory Pediatric Association. Botash will accept the award May 15 in Washington, [...]

May 9, 2005
Former FDA commissioner, child health advocate to address graduates, receive honorary degrees at SUNY Upstate Commencement May 22
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – David A. Kessler, M.D., J.D., who served as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and Elizabeth R. McAnarney, M.D., a SUNY Upstate alumna and child health advocate, will address graduates at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Commencement Sunday, May 22, at 1 [...]

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