Category Archives: College of Medicine

MPH student’s Rahma Health Clinic hosts fair May 14

The driving force behind the Rahma Health Clinic’s May 14 Health and Wellness Fair is a student in Upstate’s Master of Public Health graduate program – Mustafa Awayda, MD, the clinic’s medical director and a physician at the Syracuse VA. … Continue reading

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Medical students shine in Dearing writing competition

Four Upstate medical students were honored for their creative talents in the 30th Annual Dearing Writing Awards sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. Kaitlin Kyi took top poetry honors for “Kind of a Bummer.” Second place went to … Continue reading

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Student-created diabetes display headed for science museum

Syracuse’s Museum of Science and Technology is installing an interactive diabetes display created by Upstate medical students. The display is designed to educate children and their caregivers. It came about after Chris Botash, who will graduate from Upstate’s College of … Continue reading

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‘Sun Smart Syracuse’ teaches kids about skin cancer

Medical students in Upstate’s Dermatology Interest Group will share their “sun smart” message with 450 elementary school pupils next week. “We are all extremely excited at the opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of skin cancer and the importance … Continue reading

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Third annual student art show on exhibit in Weiskotten library

The SUNY Upstate Art Club kicks off its third annual art show with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Health Sciences Library in Weiskotten Hall. Twenty-two artists are represented, with more than 100 pieces in a … Continue reading

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