Upstate People

The Center for Bioethics and Humanities announces the winners for the 2017 Dearing Writing Award Competition. Winners in the student category are Jordana Gilman, MSIII, for her poem “Balloons:  A Short Story” and Ben Casola, MSIII, for his poem “Staying Alive.” Winners in the faculty/employee category are Joan Cofancesco for her poem “we were all afraid,” Pam Freeman for her poem “Girls With Scars Where Tenderness Belongs,” and Jim McKeever for his essay “The Invitation.” The winners will read excerpts of their works at the Bruce Dearing Awards ceremony and reception Wednesday, April 19, from 4 to 5p.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium.  Reception to follow. The Upstate community is invited.

.Visit Welcome to Upstate for a list of new employees who joined Upstate Medical University in March.

Upstate In the News

Upstate’s recognition of Donate Life Month was featured April 5 on CNYCentral; TWCN/Spectrum; NewsChannel 9; and WAER.

William Eggleston, PharmD, was quoted April 7 in The Atlantic for an article about addicts who can’t get opioids and are overdosing on a diarrhea drug.

The announcement of College of Medicine’s new dean, Julio Licinio, MD, PhD, was noted April 4 in Syracuse.com.

In Memoriam

Jacqueline Dimmock, PhD, employee
Principal Research Support Specialist (Research Foundation), Psychiatry

Visit In Memoriam for a complete list of current Upstate employees, retirees, volunteers, and students who have passed away.