News Archives of June 2014

June 26, 2014
Project SEARCH partners Syracuse teens with Upstate departments for perfect results
Upstate’s Project SEARCH partnership with the Syracuse City School District is supported by ARC of Onondaga’s Employment Options and CNY Developmental Services Office.

June 26, 2014
Robert Lotkowictz named physical plant director
He previously served as director of municipal operations for Skaneateles and in management roles at Carrier, Welch Allyn and Cornell University.

June 24, 2014
Mica Owens honored for perfect attendance at Project SEARCH
Mica Owens, a senior in the Syracuse City School District, shows off his perfect attendance certificated he earned during Upstate Medical University’s Project SEARCH program. Owens never missed a day or even a hour of his internship at Upstate, which ran from September 2013 to June 2014. Owens served as an intern in Upstate’s Environmental [...]

June 24, 2014
Respiratory therapy, medical students to volunteer in Nicaragua
Mid-July excursion will take students to Central American nation to aid health care providers in rural villages with health assessments, other tasks.

June 20, 2014
Joslin Diabetes Center to expand, increase patient capacity
The center sees approximately 30,000 patient visits annually and expects to add 6,400 new visits with the renovation.

June 19, 2014
Try on a White Coat program wins funding
Upstate's new program to highlight health care careers for students under-represented populations has been awarded a $10,000 grant from SUNY.

June 18, 2014
Upstate receives $32,000 gift to support therapeutic music in Cancer Center
Cancer survivor and her husband established Alive! Foundation to support programs that promote healthy living for cancer survivors.

June 17, 2014
Leon Festival to offer free fun and health information to keep kids safe this summer
Upstate will present celebration marking unofficial start to summer with Kidz Bop performance, fireworks and information on how to keep kids safe this summer by Upstate experts.

June 12, 2014
Upstate Sleep Center
At a recent health fair, the Upstate Sleep Center showcases some of its treatment options, including “nasal pillows,” right, that are used during studies to treat patients with sleep apnea, and electrodes that are used to monitor brain waves, eye movements, breathing and chin and muscle tone during sleep studies. The center, located at Medical Center West in Camillus, was recently reaccredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

June 11, 2014
Thomas K. Swoboda, MD, joins Binghamton Campus as associate dean for academic affairs
Swoboda has held faculty positions in emergency medicine and as residency program director for emergency medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center.

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