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HealthLink Programs

HealthLink FREE seminar series is an initiative of Upstate Medical University bringing health information and education to you and your family at no cost. That’s right! FREE Health Information.

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Program (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )
    11/3/2014 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Tai Chi for Arthritis Program
    (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )

    Led by: Genoa Wilson
    Tai Chi consists of the ancient discipline of Tai Chi which combines agile steps with joint-safe movement to improve strength, mobility, breathing, balance, concentration and relaxation for greater control over daily life.
    (no class 10/13)
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Palliative Care and Planning in Advance
    11/3/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Patricia Lippincott Knox, MS, FNP, ACHPN, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine and Nursing, Center for Bioethics and Humanities, Upstate Medical University

    Would your loved ones know what your healthcare wishes were if you could not speak for yourself? Learn how to have those difficult conversations and why it is important to plan in advance.

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Yogalates for Fall Fitness! ($42 for 6 week program)
    11/4/2014 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Yogalates for Fall Fitness!
    Instructors: Tammy Panzironi from Pulse Fitness

    Improve your health by getting fit and staying active with Yogalates- this exercise class is a combination of yoga and pilates to improve flexibility, core strength and balance.

    ($42 for 6 week program) Cash or check only.

    Registration required 315-464-8668

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit smoking for Good.
    11/4/2014 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Oct 21, 28, Nov 4, 6, 11, 18

    Treat yourself to a new smoke-free life. Join us for some extra support as you make the transition to a new, healthier, smoke-free you! Learn how to set yourself up for success. Get a personalized quit plan; learn about medications, NY Smoker’s Quitline, stress management, and relapse prevention. Space limited. Registration required.
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Program (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )
    11/10/2014 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Tai Chi for Arthritis Program
    (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )

    Led by: Genoa Wilson
    Tai Chi consists of the ancient discipline of Tai Chi which combines agile steps with joint-safe movement to improve strength, mobility, breathing, balance, concentration and relaxation for greater control over daily life.
    (no class 10/13)
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit smoking for Good.
    11/11/2014 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Oct 21, 28, Nov 4, 6, 11, 18

    Treat yourself to a new smoke-free life. Join us for some extra support as you make the transition to a new, healthier, smoke-free you! Learn how to set yourself up for success. Get a personalized quit plan; learn about medications, NY Smoker’s Quitline, stress management, and relapse prevention. Space limited. Registration required.
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • MAKOplasty®-Only at Upstate
    11/13/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Two Dates to choose from November 13th at HealthLink and
    Nov 17th at Marcellus Library

    Presenters: Timothy Damron, MD, David G. Murray Professor of Orthopedic Surgery; Vice-Chairman, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, Robert Sherman, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Upstate Medical University

    Join us to learn about the newest technology available only at Upstate for knee and hip replacements- MAKOplasty® using the RIO® robotic arm! Unlike other more invasive procedures MAKOplasty® can improve precision and often preserve tissue making the results more natural feeling allowing patients to return to an active lifestyle. Learn how this new technology may help you or a loved one.

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • MAKOplasty®-Only at Upstate
    11/17/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Two Dates to choose from November 13th at HealthLink and Nov 17th at Marcellus Library

    Presenters: Timothy Damron, MD, David G. Murray Professor of Orthopedic Surgery; Vice-Chairman, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, Robert Sherman, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Upstate Medical University

    Join us to learn about the newest technology available only at Upstate for knee and hip replacements- MAKOplasty® using the RIO® robotic arm! Unlike other more invasive procedures MAKOplasty® can improve precision and often preserve tissue making the results more natural feeling allowing patients to return to an active lifestyle. Learn how this new technology may help you or a loved one.

    Call to register 315-464-8668
    Online Registration
    Location: Marcellus Library, 32 Maple St.
  • Yogalates- Stay Fit through the Holidays!
    11/18/2014 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Instructors: Tammy Panzironi from Pulse Fitness

    Improve your health by getting fit and staying active this holiday season with Yogalates- this exercise class is a combination of yoga and Pilates to improve flexibility, core strength and balance. ($35 for 5 week program)

    Cash or check only. Registration required
    Call to register 315-464-8668 24 hrs a day
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit smoking for Good.
    11/18/2014 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Oct 21, 28, Nov 4, 6, 11, 18

    Treat yourself to a new smoke-free life. Join us for some extra support as you make the transition to a new, healthier, smoke-free you! Learn how to set yourself up for success. Get a personalized quit plan; learn about medications, NY Smoker’s Quitline, stress management, and relapse prevention. Space limited. Registration required.
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)

Foundation for Upstate Medical University Events

  • Upstate Gala
    11/21/2014 7:00pm: Events
    Prelude Party at 7 pm
    Gala at 8 pm

    For sponsorship opportunities and reservations contact the Foundation for Upstate Medical University
    Location:

Team Upstate Events

  • Toy Drive 11/17-12/10
    11/17/2014 All day: Team Upstate Events
    A drive to collect new toys for local children. This is a joint project between United Way, The Salvation Army and many community partners (including the Old Newsboys and local Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" program). The Upstate drive is sponsored by the College of Health Professions.
    Location: Collection boxes at several locations around campus
  • Toy Drive 11/17-12/10
    11/24/2014 All day: Team Upstate Events
    A drive to collect new toys for local children. This is a joint project between United Way, The Salvation Army and many community partners (including the Old Newsboys and local Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" program). The Upstate drive is sponsored by the College of Health Professions.
    Location: Collection boxes at several locations around campus
  • Toy Drive 11/17-12/10
    12/1/2014 All day: Team Upstate Events
    A drive to collect new toys for local children. This is a joint project between United Way, The Salvation Army and many community partners (including the Old Newsboys and local Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" program). The Upstate drive is sponsored by the College of Health Professions.
    Location: Collection boxes at several locations around campus
  • Toy Drive 11/17-12/10
    12/8/2014 All day: Team Upstate Events
    A drive to collect new toys for local children. This is a joint project between United Way, The Salvation Army and many community partners (including the Old Newsboys and local Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" program). The Upstate drive is sponsored by the College of Health Professions.
    Location: Collection boxes at several locations around campus

Additional Upstate Events

  • 14th Annual CNY Diabetes Forum: Diabetes: Head to Toe
    11/6/2014 5:00pm: Special Events
    The annual Community Diabetes Forum co-sponsored by Upstate Medical University’s Joslin Diabetes Center and the American Diabetes Association. Event is free and open to the public - seating is limited.
    Location: Onondaga Community College, Gordon Student Center
  • Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Lecture
    11/12/2014 4:00pm: Special Events
    Surgery Grand Rounds - “Nipple Sparing Mastectomy”, in honor of Bobbie Jo Wilson. Guest speaker: Barbara Smith, MD, PhD Director, Breast Program Massachusetts General Hospital
    Location: Upstate Medical Univ., Weiskotten Hall 766 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY Room 2231
  • Carol M. Baldwin Lecture in Cancer Research
    11/20/2014 4:00pm: Special Events
    Richard Santen, MD, professor of medicine, endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, will present the lecture Thursday, Nov. 20. His research interests have focused on the development of aromatase inhibitors for treatment of breast cancer, mechanisms relating estrogens to breast cancer and the biology and natural history of endocrine-dependent breast cancer. Santen has published more than 400 manuscripts and chapters, predominantly related to the role of estrogen in breast cancer development and treatment. For his work in the development of aromatase inhibitors, he received the Susan Komen Foundation Brinker International Award for breast cancer clinical research in 1993. Other awards include the Clinical Chemistry Distinguished Science Award, the Robert H. Williams Distinguished Leadership Award of the Endocrine Society, and the William L. McGuire Memorial Lectureship Award for breast cancer. He is president of the Endocrine Society.
    Location: Upstate Medical Univ., Weiskotten Hall 766 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY Medical Alumni Aud, rm 1159