News Archives of February 2011

February 28, 2011
President Smith issues statement on the death of Dr. Daines
Upstate Medical University President David R. Smith, M.D., said that former New York Health Commissioner Richard Daines, M.D., was a passionate public health leader who led with great integrity. Daines died Feb. 28.

February 22, 2011
Upstate offers new treatment for bladder control woes
People with untreatable bladder control problems may benefit from InterStim Therapy that works like a pacemaker for the bladder. The therapy is good for treatment of urinary retention and overactive bladder.

February 17, 2011
Children’s hospital photos selected for national exhibit
Two photos of children and the physicians at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital have been selected for inclusion in a national photography exhibition highlighting the care offered by children’s hospitals.

February 17, 2011
NACHRI photo exhibit 2011
Upstate physicians featured in NACHRI photo exhibit 2011.

February 15, 2011
Upstate Cancer Center Campaign nears halfway mark
Upstate Medical University has raised $6 million toward its $15 million fundraising goal for the Upstate Cancer Center, university officials announced today.

February 15, 2011
Upstate obstetrician to host health segment on local TV
Renee E. Mestad, M.D., a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist and a clinical assistant professor at Upstate Medical University, will be featured as a regular guest discussing health issues on Today in Central New York.

February 8, 2011
Sun always shines at Golisano Children’s Hospital thanks to artwork by Chittenango students
Twenty-one brightly color sun sculptures created by Chittenango Middle School students brighten the days for patients at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.

February 4, 2011
Upstate University Hospital’s Operating Room staff celebrated Go Red for Women Day
Upstate University Hospital's Operating Room staff celebrated Go Red for Women Day

February 3, 2011
Assistant vice president for diversity and inclusion named
Maxine Summerhill Thompson fills new post that underscores Upstate's priority to advance diversity as core institutional value and to create a more diverse and inclusive organization.

February 3, 2011
2011 calendar highlights work of Upstate nurses
Upstate University Hospital recognizes more than than 100 nurses and a dozen nursing-related initiatives in its new 2011 "We are Upstate Nursing" calendar.

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