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New York Upstate

Thank you for visiting the New York Chapter page, and welcome to our community of volunteers dedicated to the support of patients with pancreatic disease. We invite you to join us at one or more of our local events in support of this cause. Please see below for upcoming activities in your area!

If you would like to become more involved and volunteer in your state, please contact your Chapter Chair (information below).

Chapter Chair
Medical Director
Nuri Ozden, MD


Upcoming Chapter Events

We are currently working on future Chapter events. Please check back for updates.


Past Events


Party for a Cure

Date: October 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM

Location: Edison Ballroom
240 W 47th Street
New York, NY 10036

Join us for an evening to benefit the National Pancreas Foundation! On this special night, we will be honoring Dr. Diane M. Simeone with the Nobility in Science Award and Dr. Vinod Balachandranwith the Rising Star Award.

For tickets and sponsorship information, please CLICK HERE. To view the full invite, please CLICK HERE.


Party for a Cure

Date: October 5, 2017
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Location: Edison Ballroom
240 W 47th Street
New York, NY 10036

To purchase tickets or make a donation please visit


Colgate Field Hockey Senior Weekend Fundraiser

Date: October 29, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Tyler’s Field
116 Broad St.
Hamilton, NY 13346


The Colgate Field Hockey team will honor the NPF with their annual play for a cause game. The team is choosing to fight pancreatic cancer because two close relatives of team members have been recently affected with the disease.

The play for a cause game takes place on October 29th where the team will be warming up in purple t-shirts to support the cause. During the game friends and family will host a chili-cook off and proceeds will go to NPF.

For more information, please CLICK HERE.


Medical and Surgical Treatments of Chronic Pancreatitis

Date: August 27, 2016
Time: 12:30 – 5:00 PM
Location: New York Academy of Medicine
1216 5th Ave
New York, NY 10029
Room 440 (fourth floor)

For more information, please view the event page.


Strike Out Pancreas Disease

Date: October 2, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Revolutions
9090 Destiny USA Dr
Syracuse, NY 13204

To purchase tickets or make a donation please visit the event page.



SUNY Upstate named an NPF Center:


NPF Centers

NPF Centers focus on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatitis by treating the “whole patient” with a focus on the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life. To view more information on the criteria to be an approved NPF Center, please click here.

Treatment Centers located in this state are:

New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University

161 Fort Washington Avenue

New York, NY 10032  
SUNY Upstate Medical University- Department of Surgery
750 E. Adams St
Syracuse, NY 13210
315 464-5413


Photo Gallery of Past Events


2016 PANCAN Purple Stride

Party for a Cure 2015


Patient Education Conferences

The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Recorded Live September 28, 2013
Register and view here

3rd Annual Updates on Diseases of the Pancreas
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Recorded Live April 24, 2013
Register and view here.

2nd Annual Updates on Diseases of the Pancreas
Recorded Live October 26, 2011

Register and view here.