Linda Veit, MPH, Upstate assistant vice president for community relations, speaks at a press conference June 6 at the State Fairgrounds following the announcement that the New York State Fair will encourage fairgoers to recycle their cans and bottles in large pink receptacles to benefit the Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, which helps fund breast cancer research at Upstate.
Upstate oncologist Abirami Sivapiragasam, MD, speaks with Spectrum News, about a recent study that showed some women with early breast cancer may not need chemotherapy. Upstate was part of the clinical trial. The findings were published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Upstate Medical University was out in force for the recent Young Leaders United networking event, held June 5 at the Sky Armory. In attendance from Upstate were, seated from left, Dr. Michelle Woogen, Aldrine Ashong, Dr. Winter Berry, Dr. Megan Pinnamaneni, Dr. Jenica O’Malley. Standing from left are Dr. Andrea Shaw, Robert Simpson, president and CEO of Centerstate; Nancy Kern Eaton, president of United Way of CNY; and Micheal Longo of Upstate. Young Leaders United (YLU) is a group of Central New York young professionals who demonstrate leadership by helping to make lasting positive changes in our community. Upstate employees and students are welcome to apply for the program. Applications are due June 15. For more information on the Young Leaders United, go to visit: http://www.upstate.edu/communitygiving/young-leaders.php.