News Archives of February 2010

February 26, 2010
Upstate looks to fill more than 100 jobs
Upstate's annual Career Expo, set for March 6, will showcase more than 100 open jobs in a variety of clinical and non-clinical positions, including information technology and housekeeping.

February 25, 2010
Panera Bread donates more than $26,000 to Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital
Contribution comes from customer donations and Panera's matching grant program, Operation Dough-Nation.

February 23, 2010
Upstate has new policy for dealing with pharmaceutical and biotech companies
The policy, officially called the Policy on Relations with the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Biotechnology Industries, covers almost all aspects of industry relations.

February 19, 2010
Steven Scheinman, M.D., named to state panel on graduate medical education
Governor appoints Steven Scheinman, M.D., to the New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education. Council advises governor and health commissioner on a variety of medical training and healthcare issues.

February 19, 2010
Upstate community and campus visitors raise more than $11,000 for Haiti earthquake relief
Two-week fund drive raises money for Haiti earthquake relief efforts; funds will support American Red Cross, Doctors without Borders and Partners in Health.

February 18, 2010
Upstate Medical University to host SUNY Strategic Planning Open Forum Feb. 25
Open forum, part of SUNY's series of statewide conversations, seeks input from the public on SUNY's strategic planning process.

February 16, 2010
Bone marrow donor registration and lecture are set for Feb.17 at Upstate
When Upstate student Mae Lankes registered with the National Marrow Donor Program, she never thought she'd be called upon to save a life. Lankes will recount her experiences as a marrow donor at a noon lecture; the public will also be invited to join the marrow registry.

February 9, 2010
Dramatic portrayal of first female physician in the US, Elizabeth Blackwell, is Feb. 10
Performance celebrates pioneering life of Elizabeth Blackwell, who earned her medical degree from Upstate Medical University predecessor, Geneva Medical College in 1849.

February 4, 2010
Newest generation of radiosurgical tools now available to patients at Upstate
The Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion system offers more precise treatment for patients with brain tumors and diseases of the head and neck.

February 2, 2010
Free health clinics to focus on reducing health hazards for hotel housekeepers
Upstate's Occupational Health Clinical Center's free health clinics for hotel housekeepers, offered Feb. 18 and March 8, aim to prevent work-related illness and injuries.

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