Tag Archives: SUNY Upstate

Student’s hands-on pursuits: medical biotechnology, bagpipes

On Upstate’s campus, most people have no clue Michael Miller plays the bagpipes — much less that he’s good enough to compete internationally. “You can’t really practice in Geneva Tower, and it doesn’t come up in conversation,” said Michael, a … Continue reading

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Future surgeon wins Upstate’s James L. Potts Award

New College of Medicine graduate Marie Fleury, MD, will take a lot of good Upstate memories with her to Stony Brook Teaching Hospitals, where she’s about to begin a general surgery residency. Marie’s sendoff includes Upstate’s James L. Potts Award, … Continue reading

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A two-minute window to prove ‘all the little things do matter’

It was 6:58 p.m. on a Saturday and Upstate medical student James Osei-Sarpong Jr. was getting ready to call it a day. He was finishing his shift as a circulation desk assistant in the Family Resource Center on the 12th … Continue reading

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Future physicians’ parting gift to Syracuse: ‘Feed the City’

Two students who will graduate from Upstate’s College of Medicine this month are doing their best to “feed the city” before they leave for their medical residencies in Hershey, Pa. Matt and Leesha Helm – who married April 2, two … Continue reading

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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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