Center for Community Health

Making Rochester a Healthier Community

Apple in HandsOur 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.

Upcoming Events

The Case of East High School, Monday, November 3, 2014, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester’s River Campus

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS -Please join us Friday, November 7, 2014, in Helen Wood Hall, noon-1:00pm for  Dr. Michael Mendoza's talk, "Take an Aspirin (or Two) and Call (or Text or Email) Me (or Us) in the Morning (or Later)"

GOT HEALTH? TALK—“Oh, My Aching Joints: Coping with Arthritis”: 
Please join us on Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12:10-12:50 pm, in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY. The talk will explore signs and symptoms, types and causes, treatments, plus tools and resources for arthritis. Presented by Linda Grinnel-Merrick, nurse practitioner, URMC.