Category Archives: Upstate

Upstate medical student’s journey to continue in Atlanta

Jamal Hajjari grew up in Morocco, the youngest of 12 children in a farming family. As a young man, he helped out on the farm and in his father’s construction business. He was content doing so. But he always dreamed … Continue reading

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Upstate students honor sickle cell patients, raise $4,250

Upstate’s Student National Medical Association raised more than $4,200 last month for pediatric sickle cell patients, and honored four of our patients’ families at a dinner in the Campus Activities Building. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that … Continue reading

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Upstate Dean of Graduate Studies has colorful office mates

As the Dean of Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies and a professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Mark Schmitt, PhD, divides his time among two offices and a research lab in Weiskotten Hall. The most relaxing of those spaces is the fourth-floor … Continue reading

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Student researches homeless patients’ ED visits and admissions

As a student in our Master of Public Health program, Upstate’s Lauren Wetterhahn became interested in the inequitable allocation of health care resources — in particular as they apply to a specific population. “Homeless patients are repeat users of the health … Continue reading

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Students sell pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and medical students in Upstate’s “Docs for Tots” group are selling pinwheels to support the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center in Syracuse. The pinwheels are $1 each, and are on sale this week and next … Continue reading

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