News Archives of January 2010

January 29, 2010
Upstate signs agreement to partner with JCC
Initially, Upstate will offer four programs on JCC's Watertown campus: Family Health Nurse Practitioner, Family Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Respiratory Therapy and Medical Technology.

January 27, 2010
Fathers and daughters are invited to special Valentine Ball fundraiser Feb. 9
Dads and daughters will spend an evening of dancing and magic to raise funds for services at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. The annual event will be held this year at the New York State Fairgrounds.

January 27, 2010
Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments, honors and awards: • John A. Hoepner, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Onondaga County Medical Society at the Society’s annual dinner, held Nov. 2 at the DoubleTree Hotel in East Syracuse. [...]

January 25, 2010
Upstate Medical community responds to request for Haiti earthquake relief efforts
Money raised across campus will be directed to three agencies involved in relief efforts—American Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, and Partners in Health.

January 19, 2010
Colorful calendar tells monthly story of nursing excellence at Upstate Medical
The calendar features more than 100 nursing professionals and highlights numerous accomplishments, innovations and honors led by nurses from all specialities.

January 12, 2010
Dinosaurs take up residence in Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Treehouse Gallery
The exhibition features laboratory cast specimens of important fossil discoveries and various dinosaurs. It is on display through March 31 for the benefit of patients, family members and their visitors during their hospital stay.

January 8, 2010
Gary Johnson to head Emergency Medicine
Gary Johnson, M.D., will lead one of the area's busiest emergency rooms, with more than 56,000 patient visits annually. A member of the Upstate Medical University faculty since 1990, Johnson is an award-winning faculty member and physician.

January 7, 2010
Upstate installs new filtered water stations as part of the university’s ?Think Green’ initiative
Filtered water is flowing through a growing number of drinking fountains on the Upstate Medical University campus as the campus seeks to reduce the use of bottled water to meet new state requirement

January 6, 2010
University Hospital acquires new system to increase positive outcomes from heart attack
The LIFENET System allows hospital to get detailed heart information from ambulance that will help reduce treatment time for patients experiencing dangerous form of hear attack. Technology aids physicians and nurses in better preparing for patient's arrival at emergency room.

January 5, 2010
Michael Iannuzzi named Reifenstein Professor
Michael Iannuzzi, M.D., MBA., chair of the Department of Medicine, has been named the Edward C. Reifenstein Professor of Medicine. The Reifenstein Professorship celebrates Iannuzzi's qualities of leadership, medical education, investigation and clinical care.

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