Upstate News

April 29, 2004
Darryl Geddes 315 464-4828

Clergy Day is May 6

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Area clergy and members of their congregation will get the latest information on a variety of pressing health issues during the 12th annual Clergy Day May 6, to be held at the Institute for Human Performance in Syracuse.

The day, sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University, will inform area clergy and their guests on issues ranging from organ donation and spirituality and medicine to advanced directives and the perils of concussion. Additional topics to be covered include driver assessment for seniors, and women and heart disease. Presenters are members of the SUNY Upstate faculty and University Hospital physicians.

Clergy also will have an opporunity to undergo several health screenings, including tests for pulmonary function, flexibility, body fat composition, stroke, cholesterol and blood pressure.

The program, which features a complimentary breakfast, runs from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To register, call 464-4236.

The Institute for Human Performance is located at the corner of Madison Street and Irving Avenue. Parking is available behind the institute on Madison Street.

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