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

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS:  Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm in Helen Wood Hall Auditorum (1W304).  "Regional Healthcare Planning and Blood Pressure Initiatives"  presented by Howard Beckman, MD, FACP, FAACH, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Denistry and Senior Consultant at Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency

4th ANNUAL DR. BERNARD GUYER LECTURESHIP IN PUBLIC HEALTH  Please join us on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:30 - 6:30pm in the Helen Wood Hall Auditorium at 255 Crittenden Boulevard for Tackling Worldwide Health Inequities: Is the evidence failing us? Presented by Patricia O'Campo, PhD.  Please click here to register for this event.