News Archives of March 2009

March 27, 2009
SUNY Upstate taps nurse practitioner to receive honorary degree at Commencement
Fay W. Whitney, Ph.D., N.P., a pioneer in the practice and education of nurse practitioners in the United States, will address graduates and receive an honorary degree at SUNY Upstate's Commencement May 17.

March 26, 2009
Mystery and Merlot fundraiser to benefit University Hospital patient care and nursing programs April 3
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — 93Q’s Ted & Amy will emcee the 11th annual Mystery and Merlot fundraiser, sponsored by Advocates for Upstate Medical University Friday, April 3, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse. The event features wine and cheese tasting, dinner, a mystery to [...]

March 19, 2009
Medical students find their match
Fourth-year medical students at SUNY Upstate Medical University found out what specialties they will pursue and where as Match Day unfolded. Nearly 40 percent of the students who received their residency match have chosen to enter the primary care specialties.

March 19, 2009
Cover the Uninsured Week is March 22 to 28
University Hospital and Fidelis Care will register uninsured residents in a variety of health coverage programs. Weeklong activities help to raise awareness of insurance plans, ranging from Family Health Plus, Medicaid and other programs.

March 10, 2009
SUNY Upstate Medical University receives $6.2 million to expand stem cell research
Funding from New York State Stem Cell Board will quadruple size of university stem cell lab and help establish lab as world leader. Grant award also includes funding to see how stem cells may help combat leukemia.

March 9, 2009
Physical Therapy Symposium is March 27, 28
Interactive sessions and presentations on the latest in physical therapy techniques and skills will highlight the Physical Therapy Spring Symposium, to be held March 27 and 28 at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

March 6, 2009
University Hospital names medical director
David B. Duggan, MD., a member of the SUNY Upstate Medical University faculty for more than 20 years and past chair of the Department of Medicine, has been appointed medical director of University Hospital.

March 5, 2009
University Hospital celebrates Child Life Month with special activities, programs, zoo visit
March shines the spotlight on University Hosptial's child life team, a group of eight specialists who work to help lessen anxiety for hospitalized for kids.

March 2, 2009
SUNY Upstate Medical University to hold annual Healthcare Career Expo March 7
SUNY Upstate officials say most available positions are in healthcare, but others are available in the areas of research, financial services and housekeeping. Event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the SUNY Upstate campus.

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