State University of New York Upstate Medical University
- State University of New York Upstate Medical University
name= State University of New York Upstate Medical University
image_size = 150px
endowment = US $19.2 billionFact|date=August 2008
motto = Crescat scientia vita excolatur
Latin: Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched)
president= David Smith, M.D.
campus= Urban, 120 acres (2.4 km²)
colors= blue and white
website= [http://www.upstate.edu/ www.upstate.edu]
The State University of New York Upstate Medical University is a
State University of New Yorkuniversity of health sciencesin the University Hill district of Syracuse, New York, USA. It includes the College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Health Professions, and College of Graduate Studies.
The present-day university's earliest predecessor was Geneva Medical College founded 1834 as part of Geneva College, today known as
Hobart College. The new medical college was located in Geneva, New York, and became the first college to grant a full M.D. to a woman, Elizabeth Blackwell in 1849. In 1871 the college was disbanded and its assets donated to the recently-founded Syracuse University, which subsequently founded a medical college.
In 1950 Syracuse University sold the college to the
State University of New York(SUNY), where it remains today. After carrying the names "SUNY Upstate Medical Center" (initially) and "SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse" (1986), the institution was renamed to its present name in 1999.
A clinical campus in
Binghamton, New Yorkfor third and fourth year medical students was established in 1979.
A plaque in the lobby of Weiskotten Hall aptly describes one of the institution's driving philosophies:"Dedicated to all those of scientific and technological mind who purpose to serve humanity."
Notable alums and professors
Robert B. Barlow, Ph.D. - Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Center for Vision Research
Joe Dervay, M.D. - NASAFlight Surgeon
Maxwell Mozell, Ph.D. - Distinguished Service Professor of Clinical Olfactory Research Institute and Chemosensory
Frederick Parker, M.D. - Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Chairman of the Department of Surgery
Robert Rohner, M.D. - Professor of Pathology, Philip Armstrong Award Winner
David P. Schenkein, M.D. - Senior Vice President Clinical Hematology/Oncology at GenentechInc. (San Francisco, CA); Former Senior Vice President of Oncology Clinical Development at Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc. and developer of cancer drug Velcade
Elinor Spring-Mills, Ph.D - Distinguished Service Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Irwin M. Weiner, M.D. - Professor of Renal Physiology, architect of the SUNY Graduate Research Initiative
William J. Williams, M.D. - Professor of Clinical Medicine, author of the Williams Manual of Hematology
* cite book |last=v.d. Luft |first=Eric |title=SUNY Upstate Medical University: A Pictorial History |year=2005 |publisher=Gegensatz Press |location=North Syracuse, New York |isbn=1933237341
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