July-August 2009

United Way Donors
Paul Graman, M.D., and David Topham, Ph.D.

Bracing for fall’s novel flu

With global health authorities predicting that 2009 H1N1 flu (originally called “swine flu”) could return in the fall, URMC scientists and clinicians alike are paying close watch. More»

Pediatricians learn to fight fat at front lines

With an obesity epidemic sweeping the globe, Rochester’s certainly not been left behind – 30 percent of Monroe County kids over age 2 are either overweight or obese, a figure that’s comparable to national averages. Local pediatricians are joining the fight to help reverse the epidemic.

URMC cuts ribbon on upstate’s largest ambulatory surgery center

In late July, URMC marked the opening of upstate New York’s largest hospital-affiliated ambulatory surgery center, featuring 10 operating suites and three procedure rooms equipped with advanced technology, plus roomy facilities built to enhance patient comfort and privacy.

Among nation’s best: Golisano Children's Hospital shines in kids’ orthopaedic care

In June, Golisano Children's Hospital at URMC ranked 25th for Pediatric Orthopaedics in U.S. News & World Report's 2009 edition of America's Best Children's Hospitals. The annual survey was issued to 160 pediatric institutions nationwide.

Faculty accomplishments

Celebrate milestones achieved by our faculty – special honors, new appointments and more.