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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 )
    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)
  • Smoking Cessation Classes. Starts Tuesday Sept 9th
    9/23/2014 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)
  • Managing Stress for Wellness
    9/24/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Kaushal Nanavati, MD,
    Director of Integrative Medicine, Upstate Cancer Center; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Upstate Medical University

    Stress can impact your health and well being in positive and negative ways. Learn how to manage stress in ways that may improve your health and help you to find peace.
    (part 3 of a 4 part series)
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • UroNav for Prostate Cancer
    9/25/2014 5:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Srinivas Vourganti, MD
    Assistant Professor of Urology
    Upstate Medical University

    This new platform, called UroNav, fuses MRI and ultrasound images to give doctors greater accuracy in finding and targeting cancerous lesions in prostate. Upstate is one of only a few sites in the country to use this technology. Learn how it may improve outcomes. (In collaboration with the Upstate Men to Men prostate cancer support group)
    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 )
    9/29/2014 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
    9/29/2014 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)
  • Smoking Cessation Classes. Starts Tuesday Sept 9th
    9/30/2014 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)
  • Yogalates for Fall Fitness! ($42 for 6 week program)
    9/30/2014 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)
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Program (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )
    10/6/2014 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)

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

  • 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

  • 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 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