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Archive for September, 2012

Teaching medical ethics in Taiwan

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Upstate bioethicist James Dwyer PhD, talks about his recent year spent as a Fulbright scholar teaching medical ethics in Taiwan.



Is bariatric surgery right for you?

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Upstate bariatric surgeon Howard Simon talks about bariatric surgery — the different types of surgery, who meets the criteria, and the process for determining the best plan for individuals, including the required lifestyle changes.

The Central New York Bariatric Surgery Center (CNYBSC)


Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Coping with a shared kitchen in the workplace

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill, joined by host Linda Cohen and producer Steve Marks, talks about coping with a shared kitchen in the workplace.

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9/2/12 Upstate unveils new mobile web app

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Darcy DibiaseUpstate’s Darcy DiBiase and software developer Eric Hinman unveil a new mobile web application, better known as “the Upstate App!”. The app serves as an extension of Upstate’s website by bringing information about their programs and services, and so much more, to the public on the go.

For more information, or to download the app, go to www.Upstate.edu/app


9/2/12 Upstate will offer doctorate in nursing degree program in the Fall of 2013

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Elvira Szigeti, PhD, RNDr. Elvira Szigeti, dean of Upstate’s College of Nursing, talks about a new degree program that will allow nurses to become PhD doctors, coming in the Fall of 2013.

For more information about the program, or to be placed on the mailing list, email admiss@upstate.edu or call 315-464-4570


9/2/12 The ABC’s of teen sexuality

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Dr. Karen Teelin, an Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital Pediatrician who specializes in adolescent medicine, talks about the ABCs of sexuality.  According to the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,  efforts to combat the spread of teen pregnancy, HIV and other STDs among teenagers have stalled.  Watch Dr. Teelin’s recent interview with YNN.

Read more about Upstate’s  Pediatric and Adolescent Center


9/2/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Strategies to help children deal with teasing

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill, joined by host Linda Cohen and producer Steve Marks, talks about strategies to help children deal with teasing.

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