2013 News Archives

What Does Compassion Sound Like?

December 26, 2013

Baumhauer Named One of North America's Top Foot and Ankle Surgeons

December 19, 2013

URMC’s Elfar Honored With Hand Surgeon-Scientist Award

December 19, 2013

Hamburg Man Raises Awareness of Organ Donation

December 19, 2013

"Rainbow Classic" Brings Color to Future Children's Hospital Teen Lounge

December 18, 2013

Researcher Awarded $2M to Train Patients, Use iPods, for Decision-Making

December 18, 2013

URMC Chief of Endocrinology Named Editor of Journal

December 17, 2013

Storybook Signing to Benefit Friends of Strong Pet Therapy Program

December 13, 2013

SMH Liver Recipient, Volunteer to Ride on Donate Life Float in Rose Parade

December 13, 2013

Kieburtz Named AAAS Fellow

December 10, 2013

Wilmot Cancer Center Launches Inpatient Smoking Cessation Initiative

December 10, 2013

Jones Memorial and URMC Expand Neurology and Cardiology Services

December 10, 2013

Highland Family Medicine Receives Award for Successfully Treating Depression

December 06, 2013

Corneal Surgeon Commits More Than $4M to University of Rochester in Memory of Late Wife

December 05, 2013

Batten Researchers Convene to Determine Future of Clinical Research

December 05, 2013

Telemedicine Brings Parkinson’s Care to “Anyone, Anywhere”

December 04, 2013

New Technology Revolutionizes Imaging for Pediatric Spine Patients

December 04, 2013

URMC Plays Role in New Epilepsy Technology

December 02, 2013

URMC Research Groups, Community Observe 25th Annual World AIDS Day

November 27, 2013

O’Donovan Named Administrator of URMC Strong West

November 26, 2013

URMC Geriatrician Leads National Education Efforts

November 25, 2013

URMC’s James A. DeWeese, M.D., Helped Shape Cardiovascular Surgery

November 18, 2013

Drug Shows Early Promise in Treating Liver Failure-Related Seizures

November 17, 2013

School of Nursing Earns 10-Year CCNE Accreditation Recognizing Quality and Integrity of Academic Programs

November 14, 2013

Menstrual Cycle Influences Concussion Outcomes

November 13, 2013

Heffer Joins Heart and Vascular Service Line as Administrator

November 08, 2013

URMC Opening Center for Experiential Learning

October 31, 2013

URMC Expands Neuromedicine Teams for Rochester, Ithaca, Southern Tier

October 29, 2013

URMC Enrolling Community College Students for Web-Assisted Tobacco Intervention Study

October 28, 2013

Event Aims to Help Women ‘Break Free’ from Bladder Problems

October 24, 2013

New Initiative Will Focus on Improving Care Outcomes

October 24, 2013

100 Years Young: Dr. Morris Shapiro to be Honored

October 24, 2013

Dado Boutique Expects Largest Crowd Ever for “Must-Attend” Fall Fashion Show

October 22, 2013

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Features URMC’s Novel Heart Treatment in Oct. 24 Episode

October 18, 2013

To Sleep, Perchance to Clean

October 17, 2013

Golisano Children's Hospital Gala Builds Hope for Future of Child Health

October 16, 2013

URMC Enrolling Subjects to Test H7N9 Pandemic Bird Flu Vaccines

October 14, 2013

URMC First in Region to Offer HER2 FISH Testing for Breast Cancer

October 08, 2013

‘Parkinson’s Café’ Offers Education, Support

October 07, 2013

Lupus Updates, Resources: Free Education Day Oct. 19

October 04, 2013

Pediatric Patients Decorate Steel Beam at Children's Hospital Celebration

October 02, 2013

Eating Disorder Patients Unveil Emotions Through Art

October 02, 2013

Highland Hospital Expands Bariatric Surgery Services to Finger Lakes Region

October 01, 2013

Highland Breast Imaging Offers Free Mammography Screenings Oct. 12

October 01, 2013

Quill Cited as Top Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

October 01, 2013

Health Sciences Libraries Vital to Patient Care

September 24, 2013

Lighting Up Can Bring You Down in Colorectal Surgery

September 24, 2013

Personality a Key Factor in Health Care Use

September 20, 2013

Strong Memorial Hospital Named Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology

September 19, 2013

Fred Sherman, Major Contributor to Modern Genetics, Dies

September 18, 2013

Stoner joins URMC as Chief of Vascular Surgery

September 18, 2013

Mental Fog with Tamoxifen is Real; Scientists Find Possible Antidote

September 17, 2013

$2M Gift to Support Geriatric Fracture Care, Orthopaedic Research

September 16, 2013

URMC Ophthalmologists Introduce FDA’s Tiniest Medical Device to Region

September 12, 2013

Rochester Hospitals Enrolling for Investigational C. diff Vaccine Trial

September 10, 2013

“Dine Out for Wilmot” to Benefit Nurse Education at the Wilmot Cancer Center

September 10, 2013

School-Based Health Center Opens on Frederick Douglass Campus

September 09, 2013

URMC and YMCA Offer Free Health Talks This Fall, Winter

September 09, 2013

URMC Plans Construction of New Building to Expand Imaging, Autism Care

September 04, 2013

Mariel Hemingway Appearing at URMC to Discuss Suicide

September 04, 2013

Pressman Selected to Chair Ob/Gyn Department

September 04, 2013

Highland Introduces Scarless Hysterectomy Surgery

August 28, 2013

URMC Announces Partnership Discussions with Apollo Hospitals, Leading Hospital Network in India

August 27, 2013

URMC/RIT/NTID Awarded $2.1M to Jointly Train Deaf Scientists

August 27, 2013

Teen Shifts from Learning Braille to Driving a Car

August 27, 2013

City, URMC Partner for 5th Annual Women’s Health Screening Fair

August 26, 2013

UR Medical Students Meet President Obama in Rochester

August 22, 2013

Hayes to Head Biochemistry and Biophysics at URMC

August 21, 2013

Children's Hospital Safety Program Celebrates Grant from Kohl's Cares

August 20, 2013

Copper Identified as Culprit in Alzheimer’s Disease

August 19, 2013

Elizabeth Loomis, M.D., Joins Highland Family Medicine

August 19, 2013

Fairport Celebrates Summer in Support of Golisano Children's Hospital

August 19, 2013

Craft Beer Fundraiser will benefit Friends of Strong

August 19, 2013

Strong Memorial Hospital Recognized for Nursing Excellence

August 19, 2013

URMC Takes Ownership of Former Lakeside Property

August 16, 2013

Partnership Aims to Educate Young Parents about Bathroom Safety

August 15, 2013

Gift of Life Lets Wheatfield Man Gain Strength to Help Raise 2 Young Children

August 15, 2013

University of Rochester Medical Center and Interlakes Oncology and Hematology Announce Intent to Pursue Collaboration

August 14, 2013

The Art of Play

August 13, 2013

New ‘Virtual Care Center’ Choreographs Post-Discharge Care

August 12, 2013

New Heat Therapy Treatment Helps Asthma Patients Breathe Easier

August 12, 2013

Kieburtz Appointed to Oversee URMC Clinical Research

August 08, 2013

Classes Teach Diabetes-Management Skills

August 07, 2013

URMC Heart Research Expands to Asia with Launch of New Device Trial

August 06, 2013

Consumer Satisfaction an Indicator of Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

August 05, 2013

New Neurology Appointments to Focus on Expanding Access at Home and Abroad

August 01, 2013

New Book is ‘Just What the Dog-tor Ordered’

July 31, 2013

Highland Diabetes HealthSource Earns Reaccreditation

July 30, 2013

Dr. Paul Griner to Present Sischy Lecture Sept. 24

July 29, 2013

Holloway Appointed New Chair of Neurology

July 25, 2013

Chief of Medicine Named Fellow to Royal College of Physicians

July 24, 2013

URMC Study Clarifies Surgical Options for Kidney Cancer

July 24, 2013

Retired Ithaca Teacher Raises Awareness of Organ Donation

July 24, 2013

Study: No Link Between Mercury Exposure and Autism-like Behaviors

July 23, 2013

URMC Contributes to Landmark Study on Origins of Congenital Heart Disease

July 23, 2013

Highland Welcomes Dr. Sullafa Kadura to Hospitalist Program

July 22, 2013

Ten Ugly Men Festival Continues to Support Golisano Children’s Hospital

July 22, 2013

New Cancer Imaging Technology Shows Promise

July 18, 2013

Dr. Kevin Bylund Joins Highland Radiation Oncology

July 17, 2013

URMC Offering Free Physicals for Youth

July 17, 2013

School of Nursing Earns Sixth Round of Scholarships From Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Program

July 17, 2013

Highland Hospital Ranked Among Best in Region

July 16, 2013

URMC Named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

July 16, 2013

Six URMC Programs Cited as Among Best in Nation

July 16, 2013

Ritchlin to Lead Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology Division

July 15, 2013

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Honors URMC for Excellent Cardiac Care

July 15, 2013

Former Lakeside Practices, Spencerport Urgent Care Become URMC Strong West on Monday

July 12, 2013

Dr. Joshua Zwart Joins Emergency Department

July 11, 2013

Highland Welcomes Dr. Jennifer Muniak to Geriatrics Group

July 09, 2013

URMC, YMCA Offer Free Health Talks for Community

July 09, 2013

Bike Rodeos Educate Kids on Safety and Road Rules

July 08, 2013

Highland Radiation Oncology Video Earns Telly Award

July 05, 2013

Golisano Children's Hospital Story Wins National Telly Award

July 05, 2013

Mosmann Awarded Novartis Prize for Basic Immunology

July 01, 2013

Foundational Pediatric Leader Passes

July 01, 2013

Dr. Thomas Carroll Joins GAMA Practice at Highland

June 28, 2013

Brain’s ‘Garbage Truck’ May Hold Key to Treating Alzheimer’s and Other Disorders

June 27, 2013

University of Rochester Medical Center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Announce Joint Program to Train Surgical Oncologists

June 27, 2013

Socioeconomic Status Plays Major Role in Opioid Pain Control

June 26, 2013

American Cancer Society Awards $2M for Diverse Cancer Research

June 25, 2013

Nancy M. Bennett Elected Co-Chair of National CTSA Committee

June 25, 2013

URMC’s Flaum Eye Institute Hosts Finger Lakes Eye Fair July 10 in Geneva

June 24, 2013

Engineering Students to Help Doctors Bring Their Ideas to Life

June 24, 2013

Pearson Leaving for New Position in Florida

June 21, 2013

Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing Craig Sellers Inducted as AANP Fellow

June 20, 2013

Biologists Identify Chemical Behind Cancer Resistance in Naked Mole Rats

June 20, 2013

U.S. News Lauds Golisano Children's Hospital Orthopaedics Care

June 20, 2013

URMC Mourns the Loss of Cindi J. Barry

June 19, 2013

Symposium Will Showcase Health Care Applications of IBM Watson

June 19, 2013

Lakeside Reborn as URMC’s Strong West

June 18, 2013

Jennie Nash to Give Keynote Speech at Breast Cancer Event

June 18, 2013

Medical Center Mourns the Loss of Nurse Leader Michele Unger

June 18, 2013

Nurse Scientist Susan Groth Receives National Award For Commitment to Women's Health

June 17, 2013

U of R Medical Students Launch Monthly La Noche de Español

June 13, 2013

Medical Center Mourns the Loss of Philip P. Bonanni, M.D.

June 12, 2013

Wilmot Cancer Center Receives National Recognition for Quality Care to Cancer Patients

June 10, 2013

Scientists Coax Brain to Regenerate Cells Lost in Huntington’s Disease

June 06, 2013

Highland Unveils Plans for Healing Garden

June 03, 2013

Researchers Identify Genetic Signature of Deadly Brain Cancer

June 03, 2013

Powerful Television Ads Encourage New York Residents to Quit Smoking

May 30, 2013

GRHF Funds URMC Program to Preserve Vision for People with Diabetes

May 29, 2013

Ninth Men’s Health Day is set for June 13

May 29, 2013

URMC Honored for Stroke, Cardiac Programs

May 28, 2013

Stroll for Strong Kids Kicks Off Miracle Weekend

May 28, 2013

Wilmot Cancer Center Launches New Program to Support Cancer Survivors

May 28, 2013

ACL Injuries, Prevention Topic of June 5 Talk

May 23, 2013

Organ Donation Highlights Benefit for Harbor House June 15

May 22, 2013

URMC Conducting $1.9M Study on Underserved Women & Depression

May 22, 2013

Miracle Luncheon Celebrates Children's Hospital Miracle Makers

May 21, 2013

Roc City Rib Fest Welcomes Back BBQers who Compete for a Cause

May 20, 2013

Playing Through the Pain - of Two Brain Tumors

May 20, 2013

Gastroenterologists Use New Technology to Detect Precancerous Cells

May 20, 2013

Born 17 Weeks Early, Baby Girl Defies Odds

May 17, 2013

Highland Endoscopy Recognized for Quality, Safety

May 17, 2013

A Life Turned Inside Out - Boy Defies Medical Odds

May 16, 2013

Eli Eliav Named Director of Eastman Institute for Oral Health

May 15, 2013

Girl Shows a lot of Heart, Despite Being Born with Half

May 15, 2013

Wilmot Cancer Center Raises More Than $500,000 at Annual Discovery Ball

May 14, 2013

URMC Opens Clinic, Initiates Research on Rare Lung Disease in Women

May 14, 2013

Strength and Family Key to Recovering from Eating Disorder

May 14, 2013

Longtime Surgical Faculty Member, Jim Adams, Leaves Indelible Legacy

May 13, 2013

UR Named Center for AIDS Research by the National Institutes of Health

May 09, 2013

Wilmot Cancer Researchers Awarded $2M to Study Age-Related Care

May 09, 2013

Local Laws Key to Reducing Dangers of Lead Poisoning

May 06, 2013

URMC Notifies Patients of Misplaced USB Drive

May 03, 2013

Highland Welcomes Breast Surgeon Dr. Ann Olzinski-Kunze

May 03, 2013

URMC Scientist Honored by American Society for Clinical Investigation

May 02, 2013

Stephen Dewhurst Named Vice Dean for Research at UR School of Medicine and Dentistry

May 02, 2013

New OB/GYN Practice to Open on Highland Campus in May

May 01, 2013

URMC Supporting Women in Leadership Roles

May 01, 2013

Strong Fertility Center Marks IVF Program’s 30-Year Anniversary by Honoring its Founder

April 30, 2013

Former CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine Speaking at URMC Commencement

April 30, 2013

Monroe County Medical Society to Honor Louis J. Papa, M.D.

April 30, 2013

Young Documentarians Spotlight Community Issues

April 29, 2013

Pioneer of Long-Term Care, Beloved Educator Dies at 63

April 29, 2013

Highland Named An Aetna Institute of Quality®

April 26, 2013

‘Education in Medical Malpractice’ Spotlight will Unite Doctors, Lawyers

April 26, 2013

URMC Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings May 11

April 26, 2013

Vietnam Veterans Could Hold Clue to Future for Today’s Soldiers

April 25, 2013

Highland Breast Imaging Offers Free Mammograms May 11

April 25, 2013

URMC Psychiatrist Honored for Leading the Way

April 23, 2013

Researchers Identify New Pathway, Enhancing Tamoxifen to Tame Aggressive Breast Cancer

April 23, 2013

Catherine A. Humphrey, M.D., Named Chief of Orthopaedics

April 19, 2013

Heart Surgeons Perform 2 Transplants in 1 Day at URMC

April 16, 2013

Highland Family Medicine Recognized as National Model

April 16, 2013

Highland ICU Achieves Award for Patient Outcomes

April 15, 2013

URMC Enrolling Patients to Test Live Pandemic Flu Vaccines

April 09, 2013

Amerks To Host “Donate Life Night” On Friday

April 08, 2013

Joint, Geriatric Fracture Programs Earn Recertification

April 08, 2013

Breaking Down Barriers through Visual Arts

April 03, 2013

The Power of Patient Stories: Learning Moments in Medicine

April 03, 2013

Growing Elderly Population a Focus in Highland ED

April 01, 2013

Flaum Eye Institute Director Takes Helm of National Ophthalmology Group

April 01, 2013

Approach to Hysterectomy Varies Despite Advances

March 29, 2013

Highland Hosts Caring for Elders Conference April 18

March 28, 2013

URMC Neuromedicine Pain Center Gets National Recognition for Excellence in Care

March 25, 2013

Stroke Survivors Share Experiences During March 28 Seminar

March 25, 2013

URMC Physician Leads Effort to Craft National Guidelines for Heart Health

March 22, 2013

Rocco Vivenzio, M.D., Named Medical Director of the Year

March 22, 2013

Surgeon Recruited to Lead UR's Medical Faculty Group

March 22, 2013

Dinner Lecture on Prostate Health April 10

March 19, 2013

URMC Center for Community Health Honors Satcher Award Recipients

March 18, 2013

URMC Medical Students Celebrate Match Day

March 15, 2013

URMC Orthopaedics Ranks No. 1 in Nation in NIH Funding

March 15, 2013

Olympic Medalist to Talk Injury Prevention at URMC Orthopaedics Event

March 15, 2013

Jonathan Friedberg Named Director of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

March 14, 2013

Flaum Eye Institute Glaucoma Expert to Discuss Vision Health March 21

March 13, 2013

Karen’s Walk, 5K April 6 to Benefit URMC Heart Failure Research

March 12, 2013

Students, Fellows Mine Heart Data to Improve the Science of Cardiac Care

March 12, 2013

Medical Students Open Envelopes to Their Futures

March 12, 2013

‘Virtual’ House Calls for Parkinson’s Patients Effective

March 11, 2013

Pediatric Giant Passes, Leaving Legacy of Enhanced Children’s Care

March 09, 2013

Support Cells Found in Human Brain Make Mice Smarter

March 07, 2013

Geneva Ophthalmologist Joins University of Rochester’s Flaum Eye Institute

March 07, 2013

Study Suggests New Way of Thinking about Brain Injury – As Autoimmune Disorder

March 06, 2013

Involving Other Providers in Palliative Care May Help Meet Growing Demand

March 06, 2013

University Mourns the Death of Robert Hurlbut

March 06, 2013

Alice Taylor, M.D., Receives Distinguished Physician Award

March 05, 2013

Ugly Disco Celebrates Groovy Decade of Giving

March 04, 2013

Rochester River Run/Walk 5K set for April 21

March 04, 2013

Upstate New York’s 1st Total Artificial Heart Patient Leaves URMC Following Successful Heart Transplant

March 01, 2013

Kaul Appointed Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

February 28, 2013

David Grabowski, Authority on the Economics of Aging, to Present 13th Annual Saward-Berg Lecture

February 27, 2013

University’s DeMeo Elected to United Way State Board of Directors

February 26, 2013

2nd Annual Walk/Run Aims to Raise Awareness and Funds for Colon Cancer Research

February 22, 2013

URMC Professor Joining Global Community of Innovative Teachers

February 21, 2013

As Our Understanding of HIV Evolves, Grant Helps Providers Keep Pace

February 19, 2013

Highland Physicians, Nurses Honored with Local Awards

February 13, 2013

Biggest Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer Falls on Older and African American Men

February 12, 2013

“Drive for Miracles” Radiothon Takes Another Spin

February 12, 2013

Highland's Annual Gala to Benefit Radiation Oncology

February 12, 2013

Strong Fertility Center Benefit to Aid Cancer Survivors

February 11, 2013

“Reaching Out to Kids” Program Builds Lasting Relationships

February 11, 2013

Cells Forged from Human Skin Show Promise in Treating MS, Myelin Disorders

February 07, 2013

URMC Introduces New Treatment for Life-Threatening Aneurysms

February 07, 2013

URMC Prepares for Next-Generation Health Care Plans

February 07, 2013

Handheld Device Expedites Care for Heart Patients

February 04, 2013

URMC Helping Young Skiers Stay Safe on the Slopes

February 04, 2013

New Memorial Wall Honors Nation's Veterans

January 31, 2013

$4.65M to Enhance Resident Training Experience, Advance Medical Home Model

January 31, 2013

URMC Cardiologists Offer Free Heart Screenings Feb. 12 at Marketplace Mall

January 29, 2013

Medical Center Board Bestows Patient Care Awards on Top Staff

January 28, 2013

URMC Orthopaedics Research Student Wins National Video Contest

January 27, 2013

URMC Orthopaedists Connect Science, Common Health Burdens

January 25, 2013

Dean Kathy H. Rideout’s Investiture Marks New Chapter for the School of Nursing

January 25, 2013

Temkin-Greener Named Interim Chair of Public Health Sciences

January 24, 2013

Free EMS Seminar Feb. 5 Focuses on Overdose Patients

January 22, 2013

URMC Teams Up with Student Musicians to Bring The Healing Power of Music to Patients

January 22, 2013

URMC Offering Free Physicals

January 17, 2013

Cancer Cell Metabolism Yields New Insights on Leukemia

January 17, 2013

NY Law: Following Mammography, Physicians Must Notify of Breast Density

January 17, 2013

URMC Launches Effort to Improve Palliative Care in Nursing Homes

January 14, 2013

Highland Breast Imaging Offers Free Mammograms Feb. 9

January 14, 2013

URMC Students Helping Disadvantaged Youth Become Doctors

January 14, 2013

High School Students “Perform” Surgery at URMC

January 11, 2013

Study: Model for Brain Signaling Flawed

January 10, 2013

Noted Neurosurgeon to Discuss Diversity in Medicine

January 09, 2013

Parents Create “Crosby’s Fund” to Finance Cancer Research in Son’s Honor

January 09, 2013

URMC Study: How to Relax, Relieve Queasiness from Chemotherapy

January 08, 2013

Providers Earn Certifications to Support Palliative Care Service

January 08, 2013

URMC Pediatrician to Receive Top Honor from American Pediatric Society

January 08, 2013

Rochester Hospitals, Excellus BCBS Launch Walking Contest

January 07, 2013

Strong Memorial Hospital’s Gala Wine Tasting Marks 22 Years

January 07, 2013

Insight from an Unlikely Source: Waste Removal in Worms Reveals a New Mechanism to Regulate Calcium Signaling

January 04, 2013

URMC Radiologist George A. Holland, M.D., Dies

January 04, 2013

Prenatal Exposure to Fish Beneficial to Child Development

January 03, 2013

Researchers Zero In on Cognitive Difficulties Associated with Menopause

January 03, 2013