Category Archives: College of Medicine

Upstate MD/PhD student passes another test of endurance

MD/PhD student Ryan O’Dell was uniquely qualified to tackle the research project that recently made the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience. “Fortunately, Ryan is very sharp and determined,” said his mentor at Upstate, Eric Olson, PhD. “Also, being an … Continue reading

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Two Upstate students selected for public health symposium

For the second straight year, two Upstate students have been selected for the prestigious Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. Medical student Simone Arvisais-Anhalt and Master of Public Health student Kyle Plante were among 40 student-scholars from around the country chosen to … Continue reading

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Upstate ‘Peds Pals’ enjoy a special day at Paige’s Butterfly Run

Medical students in Upstate’s “Peds Pals” program raised more than $400 at Paige’s Butterfly Run this month, but their efforts brought even greater rewards. Two “little pals” and five “big pals” took part in the annual event named for Paige … Continue reading

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‘Docs for Tots’ medical students plant Pinwheels for Prevention

The hundreds of blue and silver pinwheels gracing Upstate’s Weiskotten courtyard this week are courtesy of medical students in the “Docs for Tots” group. The “Pinwheels for Prevention” are there to raise awareness of child abuse and to let people … Continue reading

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Upstate student looks toward career in adolescent medicine

Upstate medical student Nicole Cifra’s passion for adolescent medicine has earned her a 2015 United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award. Nicole is on track for a dual MD-MPH degree in 2016. She is one of only … Continue reading

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