Making Rochester a Healthier Community Our mission: To join forces with the community to eliminate health inequalities and improve health through research, education, and service. The Center for Community Health was established by the University of Rochester Medical Center to develop and expand academic-community health partnerships dedicated to improving the health of our community. It represents a new model of institutional commitment to community health that focuses on prevention. View our 2012-2013 Annual Report. Programs and Services Community Partnerships Health Policy UR Lifestyle Management Programs Research Education Upcoming Events PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS - On Friday, December 5, from noon-1:00pm in Helen Wood Hall, Dr. Mark Shelly will present "Ebola 2014: Are We Ready Yet?" A discussion about the basics of the virus and the disease, and discuss how a measured response should be rolled out in West Africa and in the United States. What facts and observations will help us be prepared for this outbreak and the next? Got Health? - GOT HEALTH? TALK—“Headaches: When to Get Help” Please join us on Thursday, December 18, 2014, 12:10-12:50 pm, in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY. The talk will explore: types and causes; classifications and diagnosis; red flags; and management and treatments of headaches. Presented by Ann Ford Fricke, nurse practitioner, URMC.