Category Archives: public health

Upstate students add their names to bone marrow registry

Delia Vahey, a second-year medical student, was one of a dozen Upstate students who signed on with the “Be The Match” national bone marrow donation registry Thursday in the Setnor Academic Building. “I wanted to do it,” Delia said as … Continue reading

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Upstate student takes schizophrenia research one step at a time

Walking long distances is more than just exercise for Upstate graduate student Parisa Afshari, MD, who is working toward a PhD in Neuroscience. “I’m very happy when I’m walking,” said Parisa, who walks four miles to Upstate and four miles … Continue reading

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Radiation Therapy students ready for Lung Cancer Vigil Nov. 14

Students in Upstate’s Radiation Therapy program are playing an integral part in the annual Lung Cancer Vigil Nov. 14 at Upstate University Hospital. The event is the third annual “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” vigil at Upstate, and begins … Continue reading

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Third annual Move 5K attracts a fast crowd from Upstate

More than 140 runners, walkers and wheelchair participants took part in the Move 5K at Green Lakes State Park Sunday, sponsored by Upstate’s Department of Physical Therapy Education and Move Along, Inc. The third annual event benefited educational programs for … Continue reading

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