News Archives of September 2014

September 29, 2014
Kohl’s donates $230,031 to Upstate Foundation for autism education and awareness
Kohl's has provided more than $1.6 million in support of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital autism services since 2004.

September 26, 2014
Aubry Motherhood Fund established at Foundation for Upstate Medical University
Long-serving obstetrician, Dr. Richard H. Aubry, creates fund to aid those who help disadvantaged and high-risk mothers achieve successful outcomes of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting.

September 26, 2014
An assortment of cupcakes, decorated with the hospital name, are a featured confection at the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital fifth birth day celebration, held Sept. 26.  The children’s hospital has cared for more than 20,000 patients since it opened in 2009.

September 26, 2014
Look who’s 5! Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital celebrates birthday
Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital has cared for more than 20,000 patients since it opened in September 2009 and has won accolades for its design and patient care.

September 24, 2014
Tom Welch and Laura Hand
Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Medical Director Thomas Welch, MD, talks with Laura Hand from CNY Central about human enterovirus-D68, a virus that spread widely across the United States. The children's hospital, along with the Onondaga County Department of Health, was the first in New York state to announce confirmed cases of EV-D68. Children with asthma have been hardest hit by the respiratory virus, as it can complicate breathing issues with asthmatics. At this time, those 16 years of age and under are being asked to refrain from visiting patients in the hospital to avoid spreading the illness.

September 23, 2014
Gregory L. Eastwood, MD, Upstate Medical University honored by American Cancer Society group as public health champion
Eastwood will receive the network’s Donald A Gemson Cancer Prevention Public Policy Award Oct. 2 at ceremony in New York City.

September 23, 2014
‘Catering to You’ program now available at Upstate’s Community Campus
The Catering to You daily menu offers many choices for all three meals, and includes a la carte choices as well as daily chef samples.

September 18, 2014
Upstate’s Rural Medical Education program celebrates 25th anniversary, with visit to Oswego Health
Oswego Health is one of Upstate's longest and strongest supporters of the RMED program provides medical students with the ability to study medicine in the rural setting.

September 15, 2014
Upstate to recognize outstanding service at Fall Faculty Convocation Sept. 17
In all, 23 individuals will be recognized by President Eastwood for distinguished service to Upstate Medical University. The Upstate community is welcome to attend. A reception will follow in the Weiskotten Hall courtyard.

September 5, 2014
Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital patient goes to class
Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital patient, seven-year-old Kane Wolf, did not miss a beat on his first day of second grade. Kane has been hospitalized for two weeks while he receives chemotherapy to treat neuroblastoma. The dedicated school room and teacher, Mary Ellen Michalenko, help to bridge the gap between hospitalizations and the classroom. Michalenko said allowing patients to continue schooling during treatments is both empowering and comforting.

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