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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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Upstate celebrates MEDS program for high school students

The MEDS program at Upstate — Medical Education for Diverse Students – marked the end of its third year with a celebration last week. MEDS brought self-selected juniors and seniors from Henninger High School to campus every six weeks or … Continue reading

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Medical student’s simple request leads to warm response

It started with a simple, two-word compliment. Upstate second-year medical student Shunqing Zhang was volunteering at Ronald McDonald House last summer when he saw a young boy wearing a cap with the logo of the Cleveland Cavaliers professional basketball team. … 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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