Seminars & Conferences

Monday, Jan. 9. HealthLink seminar. Alzheimer’s disease: Legal and financial planning
5 to 7 p.m. HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Whitney Hadley, MA, LMSW, Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter, will discuss important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access area legal and financial resources. Light refreshments. Free. Register at 464-8668.
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Tuesday, Jan. 10. CNY Biotech Accelerator educational program
2 to 4:30 p.m. Theater-in-the-MIND at CNY Biotech Accelerator, 841 E. Fayette St. Syracuse. Free. Open to the public. Free parking available in lot behind the CNY Biotech Accelerator. Refreshments will be served. The schedule is as follows.
• Pamela D. Caraccioli, deputy to the president for External Partnerships and Economic Development, SUNY Oswego, will present an overview of Start-Up NY from 2 to 3 p.m. This presentation will provide an overview of the Start-Up NY process where a total of 157 businesses and 4,278 new jobs across New York State have opened through Start-Up NY.
• Kelsey Moody, MBA, chief executive officer, Ichor Therapeutics, will present Living Room Lab to Clinical Trials from 3 to 4 p.m. Moody shares how his experience as CEO of a Silicon Valley start-up shaped the founding and development of his Syracuse-based start-up, Ichor Therapeutics.
• Networking and refreshments will immediately follow the presentations from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
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Wednesday, Jan. 11. Robert B. Barlow Vision Research seminar
4 to 5 p.m. 4709 Neuroscience Research Building. David Krizaj, PhD, will present “Sensory integration in retinal ganglion cells: What does the mouse retina tell the mouse brain?” Krizaj is professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, deputy director of research, Moran Eye Institute, University of Utah School of Medicine. Sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology.
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Thursday, Jan. 12. Hot Topics in Research lecture
Noon to 1 p.m. 2509/2510 Setnor Academic Building. Joseph A. Helpern, PhD, Donors Cure Foundation, Medical University of South Carolina, will discuss a university-based crowd-funding site for medical research, DonorsCure.org. Open to faculty and graduate students. RSVP by Jan. 9 to cerror@upstate.edu.
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Thursday, Jan. 12. HealthLink seminar. The aging spine: Care for common issues
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Denise Karsten, RN, MS, CNS, DC, Upstate Medical University, will explain when to see a chiropractor if your back is aching, when to go to physical therapy or seek surgery and how to find the correct care options for your particular issue. Free. Register at 464-8668.
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Jan. 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7. HealthLink class. Tai Chi for arthritis (intermediate)
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. HealthLink/OASIS Learning Center, 6333 NY Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Arthritis Foundation trained and certified instructor Genoa Wilson will lead this intermediate level course for those who have taken the beginning level and who wish to expand their practice by learning additional movements to add to what they already know to improve strength, mobility, balance and concentration. Fee and preregistration are required. Call 464-8668 to register.
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Jan. 18, 25,; Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1.  HealthLink class. Tai Chi for arthritis (beginner)
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. HealthLink/OASIS Learning Center, 6333 NY Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Arthritis Foundation trained and certified instructor Genoa Wilson will lead this class on the ancient discipline of sun style tai chi that consists of a series of slow, joint safe movements combined with breathing to improve strength, mobility, balance and concentration. Fee and preregistration are required. Call 464-8668 to register.
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Thursday, Jan. 19. HealthLink seminar. Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD); Are you at risk?
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Presented by Michael Costanza, MD, Upstate Medical University. Many people dismiss leg pain as a normal sign of aging, but it could be Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) whose most common symptom is painful muscle cramping in the hips, thighs or calves when walking, climbing stairs or exercising. Learn about the diagnosis and treatment for PAD. Free. Register at 464-8668.
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Monday, Jan. 23. HealthLink seminar. Older Adults and Medicine Safety Program
6 to 7 p.m. Liverpool Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool. Lee Livermore, Upstate Medical University, will lead this interactive program that addresses the five essential behaviors for medicine safety for older adults. This program is of particular interest for adults 65+ to understand and prevent unintentional medicine mishaps. Includes, scenarios, discussion and program evaluation. Free. Register at 464-8668.
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Monday, Jan. 30. HealthLink seminar. What to look for in a primary care provider
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, East Syracuse. John Epling, MD, MSEd, FAAFP, Upstate Medical University, will discuss the important factors to consider when making your choice. Free. Register at 464-8668.
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Friday, Feb. 10. Advanced Burn Life Support Provider course
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Upstate University Hospital Downtown Campus. The hands-on course is for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists, EMT’s, and paramedics. The course will provide the how-to of emergency care for the burn patient through the first 24-hour critical time period. Following a series of lectures, case studies are presented for group discussion. An opportunity to work with a simulated burn patient to reinforce the assessment, stabilization, and the American Burn Association transfer criteria to a burn center will be provided. Testing consists of a written exam and a practical assessment. The registration fee covers the course tuition, the ABLS Handbook and continuing education credits. The ABA designates this continuing medical education activity for up to 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. This program also has been approved by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for 7 contact hours, Synergy CERP Category A, File 00017581. For fees or more information, contact Rebecca Willison, 464-2614.
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