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? Free community-based health talk "Stomach Pain":
Join Us on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 12:10 - 12:50pm at the Central Library, Bausch & Lomb Building, Kate Gleason Auditorium, 115 South Avenue
when Strong Memorial Nurse Practitioners
Ann Kalkbrenner, Kim Meacham, and Ellen Schmidt will discuss
stomach pain, indigestion, heartburn and more.

Public Health Grand Rounds
Friday, April 4 at 12:00pm in Helen Wood Hall Audtiorium: 1W304
"Frailty of Older Adults: Physiology, Ascertainment and National Scope"
Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD

Hurley-Dorrier Professor & Chair, Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health