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Archive for October, 2011

10/30/11 Stroke Care

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Maria Lumbrazo, RN

Nurse Practitioner and Upstate’s Stroke Program Coordinator Maria Lumbrazo shares how collaboration is the key to better stroke outcomes.

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10/30/11 Sickle Cell Disease

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Sharon Bauer, RNNurse Manager Sharon Bauer from Upstate’s Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders talks about Sickle Cell disease — what it is, and how it is treated.

Read More About: Sickle Cell Disease


10/30/11 The Healing Muse – Upstate’s Literary Journal

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Deirdre Neilen, PhD

Deirdre Neilen, editor of Upstate’s literary journal The Healing Muse, discusses the importance of a medical school publishing a literary journal, as the latest issue is launched.

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Elijah Dut, RN


Elijah Dut, nurse practitioner student and writer,  talks about an essay that he wrote for last year’s Healing Muse journal called “Why I am So Skinny” about choosing between bread or pants that would allow him to attend church services.



10/30/11 The Importance of Giving Kids a Sense of Belonging

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill talks about the importance of giving kids a sense of belonging.

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10/23/11 New Flu Vaccination Guidelines

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Donna Bacchi, MD MPH Cynthia Morrow, MD MPHOnondaga County Health Commissioner Cynthia Morrow MD, MPH and Upstate’s Donna Bacchi MD, MPH review the new seasonal flu vaccine guidelines.

Need a flu shot? Onondaga County Health Department’s Health Clinic Schedule


10/23/11 What You Need to Know About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Joseph Sorbello, MSEd RRT RT

Joseph Sorbello, Upstate professor and chair of the dept of respiratory therapy education, tells us what we need to know about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Read More About: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


10/23/11 Exploring Integrative Medicine

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Kaushal Nanavati, MDNew Upstate family practice physician Kaushal Nanavati offers ‘integrative’ medicine – a term to describe practices outside of allopathic medicine, including homeopathy, ayurvedic medicine, nutritional and herbal medicine, tai chi, acupuncture, folk medicine and the concept of treating the body, mind and spirit.


10/23/11 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up from The Neck-Up: How to Help Your Child Succeed in School

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Dr. Richard M O'Neill

Dr. Richard O’Neill offers tips on how to help your child succeed in school.


10/16/11 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up from The Neck-Up: Surviving the Winter Blues

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Dr. Richard M O'Neill

Dr. Richard O’Neill shares some tips on how to survive the winter blues.



10/16/11 Beloved Pediatrician Looks Back on 70 Years Practicing Medicine

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Frederick Roberts, MDBeloved pediatrician Fred Roberts, who recently retired, looks back on 70 years of practicing medicine. He is also the author of two books of short stories about his patients, “Lullabies and Nightmares,” and “Children Courageous.”


10/16/11 Should Your Doctor Be Your Facebook Friend?

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Robert Olick, JDAaron Stupple

Upstate bioethicist Robert Olick and 4th year medical student Aaron Stupple discuss the ethical and legal considerations for doctors who want to have a presence on Facebook and other social media.



10/9/11 What Is Personalized Medicine?

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Robert West, PhDNicholas Bennett, MA(Cantab), MDBChir, PhDDr. Robert West, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, shares how Upstate is preparing the doctors of tomorrow to take care of patients who know their genetic codes through a course called “Personalized Medicine.” He is joined by Dr. Nicholas Bennett to discuss personalized medicine and the use of social media in healthcare.