Kristin Schofield, director of Volunteer Services at Upstate University Hospital at Community General, shares her personal experience with Lyme disease, and explains her motivation to begin a local support group.
The CNY Chapter – Empire State Lyme Disease Association meets the third Monday of every month at the Onondaga Free Library at 7 pm. Email LymeCNY@gmail.com
Dr. Frederick Sengstacke, director of Upstate’s in-vitro fertilization (IVF) program, talks about the diagnosis and treatment of infertility and reproductive endocrinology, including Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART and IVF).
University IVF Program, call 315 464-7249 to schedule an evaluation. Most insurances accepted.
Pediatric neurosurgeon Zulma Tovar-Spinoza reveals a new treatment option for patients with deep, treatment-resistant brain tumors called magnetic resonance image-guided laser ablation. This minimally-invasive technique can be used in some cases instead of a major open brain surgery.
Dr. Richard O’Neill is joined by Dr. Michael Lyon and pediatric psychiatrist and pediatrician Teresa Hargrave to talk about their shared passion – bicycling. All three commute by bicycle, and will discuss safety tips, extreme weather strategies and the lack of local bike routes.
Read more on Upstate’s blog “What’s Up at Upstate”: Should you consider a bicycle commute?
Upstate emergency medicine physician Jeremy Joslin is the medical director for the Ironman 70.3 and the Empire State Marathon. He talks about his travels throughout the country consulting with endurance race organizers to help keep runners safe during the summer heat.
Exercise physiologist Carol Sames discusses the recent interest in the value of ‘interval training’, brief bursts of high intensity training. This style of training answers the people who say they don’t have TIME to train because it requires a short investment in time….but demands a higher intensity workout than walking.
How 1-Minute Intervals Can Improve Your Health, by Gretchen Reynolds. The New York Times, February 15, 2012
Vitality! Fitness Programs at Upstate Medical University
Donna Bacchi, pediatrician and chair of Upstate’s Public Health and Preventive Medicine Dept, talks about the importance of vitamin D, including the diseases associated with deficiencies, how to determine your levels and the best sources of this vitamin.
Music therapist Clare Arezina talks about the role of music therapy in the Child Life Program at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Music therapists will assess the patient’s needs, develop a treatment plan using music, and provide music interventions according to the treatment plan.
Drs. Marvin Heyboer and Mohamed sa Elfar discuss chronic, non-healing wounds which require specialized treatment. The Upstate Medical University Wound Care Centers are state-of-the-art facilities staffed by specialty-trained wound care physicians and nurses, with the goal to heal existing wounds, prevent recurring wounds, and provide education.
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The Wound Care Management Center at Upstate University Hospital, Community General campus.