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

GOT HEALTH? TALK—“I can’t catch my breath!”Please join us on Thursday, October 16, 2014, 12:10-12:50 pm, in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY. The talk will explore causes, prevention, and treatments for asthma and COPD. Presented by Sylvia Christie and Ida Earner, nurse practitioners, URMC.

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.

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS -Please join us Friday, October 17, in CEL 2-7536/2-7544, noon-1:00pm. Robert Weech-Maldonato, PhD, MBA: "Cultural Competencies, Racial/Ethnic Differences in Patients.