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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.

  • Organ Donation: Myths and Mysteries
    4/28/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Have you ever wondered whether or not you should donate your organs? Or what really happens when people do register to become organ donors? Learn this and more as we discuss the concept of organ donation. It may save a life!

    Presenter: Julius Gene S Latorre, MD MPH
    Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
    Chief, Cerebrovascular Division, Dept of Neurology
    Director, Neurocritical Care Service, Program Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship,
    Upstate Medical University


    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Childbirth Series
    4/29/2014 12:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Tuesdays, 12noon-2PM (lunch will be provided)
    at the Syracuse Community Health
    Center, 819 S. Salina St.
    April 8th: Pregnancy and Labor
    April 15th: Labor and Delivery(Includes tour of Family Birth Center)
    April 29th: Postpartum and Newborn Care
    Learn more about what to expect
    in childbirth. In collaboration with
    Syracuse Community Health Center.
    Call 464-2757 to register.



    Online Registration
    Location: Syracuse Community Health Center, 819 S. Salina St, Syracuse
  • Yogalates
    4/29/2014 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Improve flexibility, balance, and core muscle strength! This class is a combination of Yoga-to improve flexibility, balance and breathing and Pilates-which will train your abdominal and back core muscles as well as stretch the spine. It will offer a challenging work out that is adaptable to all fitness levels. Bring your yoga mat and get started! Class size limited. Pre-Registration required. **Class fee $42 for 6 week session. (Cash/Check only, please)
    Presented by staff from Pulse Fitness


    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse
  • Did You Say Hearing Loss?
    4/29/2014 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    According to the CDC, hearing loss-which may include tinnitus (ringing in the ears)- is the third-most common chronic health condition among older adults in the United States with over 11% of the entire population affected. Learn the causes of hearing loss and treatments that may offer help.

    Presenter: Brian Nicholas, MD,
    Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences,
    Upstate Medical University
    Online Registration
    Location: Marcellus Library, 32 Maple St, Marcellus
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis
    5/5/2014 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Tai Chi for Arthritis
    Mondays 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30,

    at HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, E. Syracuse.

    $40 cash or check only for eight weeks.
    Instructor: Genoa Wilson.
    Tai Chi combines agile steps with joint safe movement to improve strength, mobility, breathing, balance, concentration and relaxation for greater control over daily life.

    Call to register! 315-464-8668
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Yogalates
    5/6/2014 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Improve flexibility, balance, and core muscle strength! This class is a combination of Yoga-to improve flexibility, balance and breathing and Pilates-which will train your abdominal and back core muscles as well as stretch the spine. It will offer a challenging work out that is adaptable to all fitness levels. Bring your yoga mat and get started! Class size limited. Pre-Registration required. **Class fee $42 for 6 week session. (Cash/Check only, please)
    Presented by staff from Pulse Fitness


    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse
  • Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE
    5/6/2014 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE – Sponsored by “The Advocates for Upstate Medical University”

    Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., May 6, 13, 20; Thursday May 22; Tuesdays May 27, June 3 & 10 at HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, E. Syracuse.
    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University.

    Transition to a healthier and smoke-free you! Get a personalized quit plan, learn about medications, the NY Quitline, stress management and relapse prevention. Space limited. Call to register! 315-464-8668
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Manage Your Chronic Condition
    5/6/2014 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Manage Your Chronic Condition
    Tuesdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m
    NOTE TIME
    part of a series at HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, E. Syracuse.
    Instructors: Linda Goodrich and Alice Daniels, certified by Stanford University.

    The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, (CDSMP) is an evidence-based six-session peer lead health program, developed at Stanford University's Patient Education Center. CDSMP is for adults 18+, with any type of ongoing health condition. Each session complements the health care participants may already be receiving. The purpose of the CDSMP is to enhance a person’s ability to manage their health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. All class participants will receive FREE, ($18.95 value) a Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book.
    Space is limited. Registration required. Call to register! 315-464-8668

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty: The Newest Treatment for Severe Asthma
    5/8/2014 5:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Bronchial Thermoplasty: The Newest Treatment for Severe Asthma
    Thurs., May 8, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m * NOTE TIME
    Dewitt Community Library, 3649 Erie Blvd. East (Lower Level of Shoppingtown)

    Presenter: Manju Paul, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Upstate Medical University.
    Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the airways characterized by symptoms of breathlessness, coughing and wheezing. Learn about the newest treatment for severe asthma.

    Free pulmonary function screenings at 5 p.m., program at 6 p.m.

    Call to register! 315-464-8668

    Online Registration
    Location: Dewitt Community Library, 3649 Erie Blvd. East (Lower Level of Shoppingtown)
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis
    5/12/2014 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Tai Chi for Arthritis
    Mondays 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30,

    at HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, E. Syracuse.

    $40 cash or check only for eight weeks.
    Instructor: Genoa Wilson.
    Tai Chi combines agile steps with joint safe movement to improve strength, mobility, breathing, balance, concentration and relaxation for greater control over daily life.

    Call to register! 315-464-8668
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)

Foundation for Upstate Medical University Events

  • Miracle Motorcycle Ride & BBQ
    5/18/2014 All day: Events
    A 60 mile scenic ride around Onondaga and Madison counties and back to the Spinning Wheel Restaurant for a chicken BBQ and music. Rain or shine!
    Location: Spinning Wheel Restaurant & Tavern, 7384 Thompson Rd. N. Syr.
  • Paige's Butterfly Run
    6/7/2014 9:00am: Events
    A walk/run in honor of Paige Yeomans Arnold, to benefit pediatric cancer. Activities for the entire family include 5K USATF certified run, 3K fun run/walk, caterpillar crawl, centipede division, followed by awards ceremony.
    Location: Federal Building Plaza, S. Clinton St., Syr.
  • Lukie's Holes for Hope
    7/19/2014 All day: Events
    In loving memory of Luke Vincenzo Frechette

    Proceeds from the annual golf outing to benefit Lukies Soul Foundation and the Upstate Golisano Childrens Hospital
    Location: Woodcrest Golf Club, Rt 173, Manlius, NY
  • Upstate Open Golf Tournament
    7/25/2014 All day: Events
    26th Annual Upstate Open Golf Tournament, supporting the new Upstate Cancer Center. Pre-registration is required.
    Location: Timber Banks Golf Course, Baldwinsville
  • 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

  • Kick Cancer Kickball Tournament
    5/10/2014 All day: Team Upstate Events
    A one-day charity kickball tournament to benefit the Upstate Cancer Center. The tournament will consist of three divisions and double elimination. Co-hosted by The Bacon Brigade (an Upstate employee fundraising group) and the Syracuse Adult Kickball Association. Benefits the Upstate Cancer Center.
    Location: The Syracuse Kickball Park, 7192 Oswego Rd, Liverpool
  • Strikes Against Stroke
    6/1/2014 10:00am: Team Upstate Events
    Annual bowling event to benefit the Upstate University Hospital Stroke Fund to support patient and family education, direct patient care needs and raising community awareness. Bumper bowling and ramps will be available. The event is handicap accessible, and walk-ins are welcome!
    Location: Flamingo Bowl, 7239 Oswego Road, Lvpl
  • Tour de Cure
    6/8/2014 All day: Team Upstate Events
    Cycling event to benefit the American Diabetes Association. Registration Fee: $15, Fundraising Minimum: $200, Route Distances: 15, 28, 40, 62.5, 100
    Location: Verona Beach State Park, Verona Beach, NY
  • Corporate Challenge
    6/17/2014 6:25pm: Team Upstate Events
    3.5-mile foot race, with an intended focus on promoting "fitness in the workplace". Join your colleagues for an evening of fitness and camaraderie, whether you are a serious runner, jogger or walker. Chip timed.
    Location: Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool, NY
  • 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

Additional Upstate Events

  • Nurses Walk/Run for Wellness
    5/3/2014 10:00am: Special Events
    Join us in celebrating National Nurses Week at the annual Nurses Walk/Run for Wellness to benefit the Upstate Nurses Professional Development Fund. The course is USAT&F certified with professional chip timing - gun and net time.
    Location: Willow Bay, Onondaga Lake Park
  • College of Nursing Presentation: "A Good Nurse" by author Theresa Brown, RN
    5/9/2014 1:00pm: Special Events
    SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Nursing

    Join us as our guest at a Presentation:
    "A Good Nurse" by author Theresa Brown, RN

    May 9, 2014, 1:00 pm

    Medical Alumni Auditorium
    Weiskotten Hall

    Reception and book signing to follow in Setnor Hall Atrium
    Location: Medical Alumni Auditorium, Weiskotten Hall
  • A Night to Remember - Annual Gala Dinner Dance
    5/10/2014 6:00pm: Special Events
    An evening to benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY and support grants awarded to Upstate Medical University's Breast Cancer Research Program. The event includes dinner, dancing, live & silent auctions.
    Location: Turning Stone Resort & Casino
  • National Cancer Survivors Day
    6/1/2014 12:00pm: Special Events
    A Celebration of Life for cancer survivors and their guests. Buffet lunch, music & door prizes. Seating is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Location: Holiday Inn, Electronics Pkwy, Liverpool