News Archives of August 2009

August 26, 2009
University Hospital receives $40,000 grant from Hyundai dealers to fund childhood cancer study
Hyundai's Hope on Wheels campaigned rolled into town with support for a study at University Hospital examining the longterm health effects of cancer treatments on childhood cancer survivors.

August 25, 2009
Public tours of Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital are set for Sept. 12 and 13
Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital features 71 private rooms with sleeper sofas for in-room overnight accommodations for parents. Other features include family lounges, café, performance center, solarium, family resource center and whimsical décor.

August 24, 2009
Free health screenings and medical information highlight Upstate’s annual State Fair exhibit
Pulmonary function testing, smoking cessation programs and information for keeping your kids healthy, including an update on the soon-to-open Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, take center stage at New York State Fair exhibit.

August 20, 2009
Upstate’s Sharon Brangman, M.D., to serve as president of the American Geriatrics Society
Sharon Brangman is a leading voice on the care of the elderly, especially those living with Alzheimer's disease.

August 19, 2009
Patricia Kane, Ph.D., to lead the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Patricia Kane, an award-winning researcher and teacher, will lead one of Upstate Medical University's key basic science department.

August 18, 2009
Students return to campus Aug. 19
Upstate Medical University will welcome new students to campus with a full schedule of orientation and celebratory events, including white coat ceremonies and dinners with faculty members

August 18, 2009
Upstate researcher invited to attend Lance Armstrong’s Global Cancer Summit
Timothy Dye, Ph.D., an expert on the stigma of cancer in developing countries, believes global summit, being held in Dublin, will lead to coordinated worldwide fight against cancer.

August 7, 2009
Institute selects Upstate Medical University for work on implementing Patientsfirst! concept
Upstate is included in national case study as one of six high-performing patient and family-centered academic medical centers.

August 3, 2009
John McCabe, M.D., named chief executive officer of University Hospital
McCabe, who has held numerous leadership posts in his 22-year-care with Upstate, takes the helm of University Hospital at time of great progress and growth.

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