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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.

  • Quit smoking for Good! Smoking Cessation
    5/26/2015 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good- and for FREE!-Sponsored by the Advocates of Upstate Medical University

    If you need a little extra help with your New Year’s resolution to kick the habit for good, join us for some extra support! 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.

    Tuesdays May 19th through June 23rd 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    Wed June 3rd 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM,
    Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Trends in Prostate Cancer Pharmacotherapy
    5/28/2015 5:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Join us for a review of current pharmacy related issues and how they impact prostate cancer patients including biosilmilars, new medications, and practical medication advice. In collaboration with Upstate Men to Men prostate cancer support group

    Presenter: Andrew Burgdorf, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Pharmacist, Adult Outpatient Hematology/Oncology, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis (8 week session $40-cash or check only )
    6/1/2015 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Led by: Genoa Wilson

    The ancient discipline of sun style tai chi consists of a series of slow, joint safe movements combined with breathing to improve strength, mobility, balance and concentration. (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit smoking for Good! Smoking Cessation
    6/2/2015 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good- and for FREE!-Sponsored by the Advocates of Upstate Medical University

    If you need a little extra help with your New Year’s resolution to kick the habit for good, join us for some extra support! 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.

    Tuesdays May 19th through June 23rd 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    Wed June 3rd 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM,
    Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit smoking for Good! Smoking Cessation
    6/3/2015 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good- and for FREE!-Sponsored by the Advocates of Upstate Medical University

    If you need a little extra help with your New Year’s resolution to kick the habit for good, join us for some extra support! 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.

    Tuesdays May 19th through June 23rd 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    One Wed June 3rd 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM,
    Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis (8 week session $40-cash or check only )
    6/8/2015 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Led by: Genoa Wilson

    The ancient discipline of sun style tai chi consists of a series of slow, joint safe movements combined with breathing to improve strength, mobility, balance and concentration. (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit smoking for Good! Smoking Cessation
    6/9/2015 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good- and for FREE!-Sponsored by the Advocates of Upstate Medical University

    If you need a little extra help with your New Year’s resolution to kick the habit for good, join us for some extra support! 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.

    Tuesdays May 19th through June 23rd 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    Wed June 3rd 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM,
    Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse- Don’t Let the Bottom Fall Out-WHN
    6/9/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    http://www.upstate.edu/whn/
    Tuesday June 9 6:00-7:00 pm
    Cayuga Community College- Faculty Student Dining Room
    197 Franklin St. Auburn, NY 13021

    Pelvic Organ Prolapse- Don’t Let the Bottom Fall Out- James Alexander, MD

    When the pelvic floor “hammock” weakens, organs can drop. Learn how to keep the inside…in.

    Online Registration
    Location: Cayuga Community College- Faculty Student Dining Room, 197 Franklin St. Auburn, NY 13021
  • Ladies Confidential: Women’s Sexual Health at any Stage- WHN
    6/9/2015 6:30pm: Community Education Programs
    http://www.upstate.edu/whn/
    Tuesday June 9 6:30-8:00 pm Fayetteville Free Library
    300 Orchard St. Fayetteville, NY 13066

    Ladies Confidential: Women’s Sexual Health at any Stage- Heather Shannon CNM, MPH

    Explore the myths and facts about women’s sexuality and how you can identify and improve common concerns.

    Techniques to Strengthen and Tone Your Pelvic Core- Janice Lazarski, PT, DPT

    Life events (including childbirth and middle age) can change pelvic tone. Under guidance by our experts, learn how to improve tone and prevent decline.

    Upstate Women’s Health sponsors Just For Women: Pelvic Health Series:

    Bring a friend and learn from experts at a fun and candid ladies’ night out.

    Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.


    Online Registration
    Location: Fayetteville Free Library, 300 Orchard St. Fayetteville, NY 13066
  • Hip & Knee Pain MAKOplasty®-Only at Upstate
    6/11/2015 6:00pm: MAKO events
    Presenter: Emil Azer, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Upstate Medical University

    Causes of knee/hip pain vary. Learn about causes and treatment options-including surgical options- like MAKOplasty. The Mako is a surgeon-interactive robotic arm that advances treatment for more accurate hip and knee replacements. Upstate’s Community Campus is the first — and only — place in Central New York that offers this technology.

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)

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    Team Upstate Events

      Additional Upstate Events

      • Great Stides Walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
        5/30/2015 8:00am: Special Events
        Great Strides provides a great opportunity for people within the community to get involved in a great cause. Participants can form walk teams at their workplace, through their clubs and organizations, or with friends and family.

        Walk day is a fun, family-oriented event with a healthy 5k walk, children's activities, food, and festivities that participants look forward to year after year.
        Location: Green Lakes State Park, Fayetteville, NY
      • National Cancer Survivors' Day
        6/7/2015 11:30pm: Special Events
        Cancer survivors of all ages are invited to A Celebration of Life. This event is free for cancer survivors and their guests. Seating is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
        Location: Holiday Inn, Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, NY
      • Corporate Challenge
        6/9/2015 6:00pm: Special Events
        Entry Fee: $34 includes Upstate shirt,
        Corporate Challenge shirt and post-race
        refreshments.

        To Register for the Upstate Team:
        go to www.upstate.edu/cc
        • click on“Register Now,” then click on
        “Register for This Company”
        • complete entry form (credit card required)
        • be sure to select your shirt size

        Registration Deadline: May 22

        Pick Up Team Shirts and Run Numbers:
        June 8, noon to 1 pm
        • UH Downtown Campus - 2nd floor lobby
        • UH Community Campus - Cafeteria

        Eligibility Requirement:
        • All participants must be actively employed
        and paid by Upstate Medical University for a
        minimum of 25 hours per week for at least three
        months prior to race day. Must be 18 years of age
        or older.
        Location: Onondaga Lake Park
      • Tour de Cure
        6/14/2015 8:00am: Special Events
        A 15, 28, 40, 62.5, or 100 mile bike ride starting and finishing at Verona State Park. These routes are guaranteed to be beautiful journeys through quaint towns and villages surrounding Oneida Lake. Both experienced and novice riders alike are encouraged to join us, as the day will provide an excellent challenge for all levels of cycling enthusiast.
        Location: Verona Beach State Park
      • 2nd Annual LEON Festival
        6/25/2015 5:00pm: Special Events
        Join us for the 2nd annual LEON Festival! Stop by for a night of family fun for all ages as we celebrate the half-way point to Christmas, the last days of school and the start of summer vacation! Admission is free.
        Location: Onondaga Lake Park
      • Paddle for the Cure
        9/19/2015 9:00am: Special 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.

        Proceeds benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY and support grants awarded to Upstate Medical University for breast cancer research.

        Collect $100 in pledges and paddle FREE!

        Location: Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company Old Forge, NY