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Archive for January, 2012

1/29/12 Strong Women, Strong Hearts

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Alicia Taylor, RNElizabeth Urban, RNCardiovascular nurses Alicia Taylor and Elizabeth Urban talk about a new health event in Syracuse called Strong Women, Strong Hearts.  The day will feature special presentations by Upstate Cardiologist Luna Bhatta and Upstate’s Heart Failure Coordinator Lorri Langdon, among others.  The event will also provide free health screenings, nutritional information with heart-healthy tastings, exercise information and classes, and stress-management presentations that will incorporate therapeutic massage, yoga, and meditation classes, as well as Reiki therapy.

Read more about:
The Upstate Heart and Vascular Center at Upstate University Hospital
Strong Women, Strong Hearts, a free day of education, entertainment and indulgence.


1/29/12 Training cardiovascular perfusionists

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Bruce SearlesBruce Searles, director of the Cardiovascular Perfusion program in Upstate’s College of Health Professions, will speak about the job of a perfusionist (they operate the heart-lung machine in the operating room) and how his program goes about training them, what sorts of background they have coming into the program and how long the training lasts and whats involved.

Learn more about the Cardiovascular Perfusion Program at Upstate’s College of Health Professions.


1/29/12 Current trends in physical therapy

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Dale Avers

Dale Avers, DPT, PhD, director of Upstate’s post-professional doctoral program for physical therapists, discusses the current trends in physical therapy education.  All physical therapy training programs have converted to doctoral programs, and as more physical therapists increase their education, more patients address their PTs as doctor.

Learn more about the two physical therapy doctoral programs offered at Upstate’s College of Health Professions:
PROFESSIONAL
(DPT) for those entering the field.
POST PROFESSIONAL (T-DPT) for licensed PTs.


1/29/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Know-it-all, or, making a difference, systematically.  Read more about Systems-Centered Training.

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Check-up from the Neck Up Podcast Archives


1/22/12 Environmental toxicants and children’s health

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Brooks Gump PhD MPHBrooks Gump, associate professor in Syracuse University’s Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, speaks about what toxins from our environment are doing to our children’s health.


1/22/12 Medical Mission in Nepal

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Timothy Damron, MD

Dr. Timothy Damron is one of a team of orthopedic surgeons who recently returned from a medical mission in Nepal. He will speak about his role in Nepal, the surgeries they conducted and the patients whom they helped through ‘Operation Walk Syracuse’.

Read more about:
Operation Walk Syracuse
Syracuse doctors to give free care in Nepal, the Post-Standard, August 1, 2011


1/22/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill confirms the benefits of a lifetime of physical activity.

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Check-up from the Neck Up Podcast Archives


1/15/12 Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Donna Bacchi, MD MPH Cynthia Morrow, MD MPHOnondaga County Health Commissioner Cynthia Morrow  and Upstate’s Dr. Donna Bacchi discuss the two vaccines that are available to prevent the human papilloma virus (HPV) that cause most cervical cancers.


1/15/12 Exploring pediatric depression

Friday, January 13th, 2012

CTeresa M Hargrave, MDhild and adolescent psychiatrist and pediatrician Teresa Hargrave talks about how depression manifests itself in children and adolescents, how it is diagnosed and treated, and how parents/grandparents can be alert for signs and symptoms. Learn what parents and grandparents can do to help the youngsters in their life cope with adversity and disappointment, so that “depression” does not develop.


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1/15/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill discusses three factors involved in ‘falling off the wagon’ and how to get back on.

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Check-up from the Neck Up Podcast Archives


1/8/12 What to expect from weight loss surgery

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Howard Simon, MDTaewan Kim, MDCentral New York’s most experienced bariatric surgeons Howard Simon and Taewan Kim explain what obesity is, the types of surgery they offer, which patients are suited, and what the process involves.

Learn more about the Central New York Bariatric Surgery Center (CNYBSC). The only Bariatric Surgery Program in the region to earn the highest level of accreditation possible: Level 1A from the American College of Surgeons’ Bariatric Surgery Center Network. Rated the only 5-star bariatric program in CNY by the country’s largest health performance ratings organization.


1/8/12 A personal story of bariatric surgery and weight loss

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Anthony CurcioBariatric surgery patient Anthony Curcio shares his personal weight loss journey — what led him to consider surgery, what the surgery itself was like, how much weight he has lost and what his life is like now.