News Archives of April 2010

April 29, 2010
Upstate University Hospital CEO named one of nation’s top 60 physician leaders of hospitals
Upstate University Hospital Chief Executive Officer John McCabe, M.D., has been named one of the nation’s top 60 physician leaders of hospitals and health systems by a leading healthcare publication.

April 29, 2010
Upstate brings master’s degree program in nursing to Ithaca; begins Fall 2010
Upstate will offer for the first time classes in Ithaca for registered nurses interested in earning their master’s degree and nurse practitioner certification. Classes start this fall and be held at Cayuga Medical Center, 101 Dates Drive, Ithaca.

April 28, 2010
Two Upstate physicians receive prestigious American Medical Association research grants
Shreyas Roy, M.D., and Keri Seymour D.O., two of only 38 individuals nationwide to receive the special grants, will use the funding to further their research into lung and vascular disease.

April 19, 2010
April 25 walk highlights autism awareness
The Fifth Annual "One Piece at a Time" Autism Awareness Walk will be held Sunday, April 25 at Long Branch Park in Liverpool to raise awareness for a various Autism Spectrum Disorders, including Asperger's and Rett's disorders.

April 15, 2010
Upstate to host statewide conference on tower climbing safety issues April 24
Conference looks to elevate safety of those who climb communication towers for a living. Servicing cell phone, cable, television, radio towers carries great risk. Conference participants will include families who lost loved ones in climbing accidents.

April 14, 2010
Upstate fields its largest team for Heart Walk
More Upstate Medical University staffers, students and families will participate in the American Heart Association's annual heart walk than ever before. The growing participation in walk reflects university's support of heart association mission.

April 8, 2010
Hypnosis can be effective tool for relief of symptoms for respiratory disorders in kids
Golisano Children's Hospital physician Ran Anbar, M.D., says hypnosis can improve ability to diagnose, treat patients thus saving patients from costly medical tests or nonessential treatments.

April 8, 2010
Upstate opens Colleges Against Cancer chapter
Med student Chris Woll will be among those walking in the "survivor's lap" at the April 3 Relay for Life event in Syracuse. First diagnosed at age 7 with a rare soft-tissue cancer, Woll, now 24 and in remission, hopes to help others in the fight against cancer.

April 5, 2010
Former Syracuse-area congressman to receive honorary degree, address graduates at Upstate
James T. Walsh, who represented the Syracuse area for 20 years in Congress, will be honored for his support of academic science during Upstate Medical University Commencement ceremony May 22.

April 1, 2010
Upstate honored for outstanding cancer care
Upstate University Hospital has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The hospital is one of only five accredited cancer programs surveyed in 2009 in New York state—and the only one outside of Metropolitan New York—to receive the award.

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