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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.

  • Borderline Personality Disorder
    8/6/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Robert Gregory, MD
    Professor and Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Upstate Medical University

    Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness marked by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships. Learn about possible causes, who is at risk, signs and symptoms of BPD, and how, with effective treatment, some people with BPD may improve over time.


    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Making Your Home Safe and Healthy
    8/14/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Mary Carney, MPH, CHES, Public Health Educator
    Onondaga County

    Many homes contain peeling paint and other hazards that pose a health risk –especially for young children. Learn how to deal with common health and safety hazards in your home and find out about grant programs and other local resources to fix them!
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Urology A to Z - Women’s Health Network
    8/19/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenters: Dmitriy Nikolavsky, Assistant Professor of Urology, Director, Reconstructive Urology and Female Urology/Neurology; Director, Reconstructive Urology and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
    Srinivas Vourganti, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology
    Jessica Paonessa, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology
    Upstate Medical University.

    Meet some of Upstate’s Urology experts and learn about the latest advances in urology. Whether it’s overactive bladder, kidney stones, problems with your prostate, uterine prolapse, or urinary incontinence issues, get information on all of these topics and more as well as robotic bladder surgery options. This three part program will highlight what new innovations Upstate offers and give an opportunity to have your urology questions answered. (Light refreshments provided)
    Online Registration
    Location: Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St, Skaneateles
  • Get Moving For Better Bone Health
    8/26/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS, GCS, CDE
    Upstate Medical University

    Learn how people with low bone density and osteoporosis can benefit from physical activity and exercise to prevent and recover from fractures through improving and maintaining bone density, improving posture, and preventing falls through better balance. Current trends and safety in exercise will be addressed.
    Online Registration
    Location: Marcellus Free Library, 32 Maple St., Marcellus
  • Emerging Drugs of Abuse
    8/27/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Michele Caliva, RN, CSPI
    Administrative Director, Upstate NY Poison Control Center
    Triage and Transfer Center, Upstate Medical University

    With the prevalence of heroin use and heroin-related deaths on the rise in our community, learn the reasons behind the increase, how to recognize the signs of drug abuse, and what to do if you suspect someone you love is using illicit drugs.

    Also discussed, the use of naloxone to reverse the effects of heroin.
    Online Registration
    Location: Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St.

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

  • Paddle for the Cure
    9/20/2014 10:00am: Team Upstate Events
    Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile paddle on the Moose River beginning at Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company in Old Forge, NY. Either canoe or kayak - bring your own or rent one there. To benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Fund of CNY and support grants awarded to Upstate Medical University research for breast cancer.
    Location: Mountainman Outdoor Supply Co., Old Forge, NY
  • March For Babies
    10/19/2014 9:00am: Team Upstate Events
    A 3-mile walk to raise money to support lifesaving research, community services, education and advocacy - so that one day all babies will be born healthy. But we'll have to walk to get there!
    Location: Onondaga Community College, Syracuse
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
    10/19/2014 10:00am: Team Upstate Events
    A 3-mile non-competitive walk throughout historic downtown Syracuse to benefit the American Cancer Society.
    Location: Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY
  • A Run for Their Life
    10/26/2014 9:00am: Team Upstate Events
    Join Team Upstate for the annual "A Run for Their Life" - the only breast cancer run held in Syracuse whose proceeds go directly to Upstate Medical University.

    The event includes a 5k walk and run through Thornden Park and a 15k run which will proceed through Thornden Park and down through the Connective Corridor to the Armory Square Area and back to the Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center on the SU campus. Festivities include music, activities for the kids and refreshments. Team Upstate was the top team since 2011!

    USAT&F certified course - chip timing - SYRATHON
    Location: Carmello Anthony Center, Syracuse University 1301 E. Colvin St., Syracuse
  • 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

  • Mary Nelson's Youth Day BBQ
    8/16/2014 All day: Special Events
    Annual event to help children from preschool to college get the supplies they need to have a successful school year. The activities include food and entertainment. Registration is required.
    To volunteer for the event, call Mary Nelson at 422-5690.

    Location: Croner of South Salina St and Wood Ave., Syracuse