Upstate People

Rob Abbott has been named catering manager at the Downtown Campus, succeeding Kelly Spicer, who has relocated to another position within Morrison/Compass.  Abbott has extensive experience locally in the catering business, both in Abbotts Catering and Abbotts Market. Abbott can be reached at and at 315-464-4203.  Catering requests will continue to be placed via the online ordering system  “Catertrax.” Go to to place an order in this system.

Upstate in the News

William Eggleston is quoted in Healio on the federal government’s plan to fight the opioid epidemic.

Brian Rieger is featured in an interview on WAER on Serious Brain Injury: How Coaches and Game Announcers Can Impact Health.

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

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