News Archives of April 2008

April 24, 2008
SUNY Upstate offers new nursing practitioner program in family psychiatric mental health
The new nurse practitioner program in mental health will bring mental health care to regions of rural New York where it is nearly non-existent.

April 24, 2008
Recently discovered photographs shed light on medical students in Syracuse in the 1880s
Twenty-five photos, lost for nearly 60 years, have been discovered highlighting the medical class of 1885 in a new exhibition now open at the SUNY Upstate's Health Sciences Library.

April 22, 2008
Alexandra C. Spadola, M.D., joins Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SUNY Upstate Medical University
SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Alexandra C. Spadola, M.D., has been appointed assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Spadola provides high-risk obstetrical consultations at SUNY Upstate’s Regional Perinatal Center and inpatient obstetrics at Crouse Hospital. She is planning to offer chorionic villus sampling (CVS), a procedure performed during early pregnancy to screen [...]

April 21, 2008
Wait for kidney transplant in Central New York now more than four years, officials say
Stephanie Juskow, who has been battling kidney disease since shortly after the birth of her daughter, is one of the 169 Central New Yorkers on the wait list for kidney transplants.

April 21, 2008
Final beams put into place on Golisano Children’s Hospital and vertical expansion
A topping off ceremony celebrates the end of exterior construction for the new $147 million University Hospital expansion and Golisano Children's Hospital.

April 14, 2008
Researchers net $20,000 for lung cancer study
Research grant is first from endowment named in honor of Michael Connolly, a non-smoker from Binghamton who died of lung cancer.

April 14, 2008
Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, benefactor Jules Setnor to earn honorary degrees
SUNY Upstate Commencement May 18 will honor Satcher for his leadership and work on health disparities and Setnor for his deep interest in education and aspiring students to achieve their ambitions.

April 10, 2008
SUNY Upstate Medical University to develop former Kennedy Square site
SUNY Upstate plans to build the New York Biotechnology Research Center as well as classrooms and additional lab space. Demolition of the existing structures could begin this summer with construction set to begin in a year.

April 10, 2008
State budget provides SUNY Upstate with $280M in bonding and capital project support
$72M addition for Institute for Human Performance leads list of SUNY Upstate capital projects in 2008-2009 New York state budget. Funded initiatives embrace universitys responsive regional growth agenda.

April 9, 2008
Max Mozell is honored for more than 40 years as leader, scientist, mentor
"Max Mozell's contributions as a researcher, scholar and administrator and his concern for our public mission, has made him a role model for the SUNY Upstate community," says SUNY Upstate's President Smith.

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