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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.

  • Smoking Cessation Classes. Starts Tuesday Sept 9th
    9/9/2014 12:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, and Cynthia Cary, RRT, RPFT, CTTS, director, Smoking Cessation Program, Upstate Medical University

    “Fall back” into a healthier habit! 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.
    315-464-8668

    Noon -1PM on the following days:
    Tuesday, Sept 9
    Tuesday, Sept 16
    Tuesday, Sept 23 and again Thursday, Sept 25
    Tuesday, Sept 30
    Tuesday, Oct 7
    Tuesday, Oct 14
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Shoulder Pain
    9/11/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Kevin J. Setter, MD,
    Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
    Upstate Medical University

    Is your shoulder stiff? Does it feel like it could “pop out”? Do you lack strength to carry out daily activities? If you answered, “Yes” to any of these questions, it may indicate shoulder injury, and this program is for you. Learn about treatment options-both surgical and non-surgical.
    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 )
    9/15/2014 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)
  • Smoking Cessation Classes. Starts Monday Sept 15th
    9/15/2014 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, and Cynthia Cary, RRT, RPFT, CTTS, director, Smoking Cessation Program, Upstate Medical University

    “Fall back” into a healthier habit! 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. 315-464-8668

    5:30PM-6:30PM at the Main HealthLink site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse
    Monday, Sept 15
    Monday, Sept 22
    Monday, Sept 29 and Wednesday, Oct 1
    Monday, Oct 6
    Tuesday, Oct 14
    Monday, Oct 20
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Parkinson’s disease and Speech
    9/15/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Jeanmarie Ripke, M.S. CCC-SLP
    Upstate Medical University

    According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, some 90 percent of people with Parkinson’s experience changes in their speech. Learn about a particular type of therapy that may help maintain and enhance speech in those with Parkinson’s Disease.
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Smoking Cessation Classes. Starts Tuesday Sept 9th
    9/16/2014 12:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, and Cynthia Cary, RRT, RPFT, CTTS, director, Smoking Cessation Program, Upstate Medical University

    “Fall back” into a healthier habit! 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.
    315-464-8668

    Noon -1PM on the following days:
    Tuesday, Sept 9
    Tuesday, Sept 16
    Tuesday, Sept 23 and again Thursday, Sept 25
    Tuesday, Sept 30
    Tuesday, Oct 7
    Tuesday, Oct 14
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Hot News about Hormone Replacement Therapy
    9/17/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Heather Shannon, MS, CNM, NP, MPH
    Director, Upstate Midwifery Program; Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology Upstate Medical University

    Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has changed dramatically over the years. While still somewhat controversial, learn how HRT is designed to work for your body-not your neighbors, what choices are available, and how it can help women in perimenopause and menopause treat the unpleasant symptoms
    Online Registration
    Location: Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St.
  • High Blood Pressure
    9/18/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Apurv Khanna, MD, Associate Professor
    Fellowship Director, Division of Nephrology
    Upstate Medical University


    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) may have no symptoms. Even without symptoms, damage to your heart, brain, kidneys and blood vessels continues and needs to be treated. Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases your risk of serious health problems, including heart attack, kidney failure and stroke. Learn how to get you blood pressure under control. It could save your life!
    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 )
    9/22/2014 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)
  • Smoking Cessation Classes. Starts Monday Sept 15th
    9/22/2014 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, and Cynthia Cary, RRT, RPFT, CTTS, director, Smoking Cessation Program, Upstate Medical University

    “Fall back” into a healthier habit! 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. 315-464-8668

    5:30PM-6:30PM at the Main HealthLink site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse
    Monday, Sept 15
    Monday, Sept 22
    Monday, Sept 29 and Wednesday, Oct 1
    Monday, Oct 6
    Tuesday, Oct 14
    Monday, Oct 20
    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

  • 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
  • Walk to Cure Diabetes
    9/27/2014 9:00am: Team Upstate Events
    A 5K walk/run to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The JDRF mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.
    Location: Long Branch Park, Knoll Pavilion, Liverpool
  • 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