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Medical Students Open UR Well Clinic in Maplewood Neighborhood »
September 11, 2014

Students from the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) are opening a UR Well Student Outreach clinic at St. Luke Tabernacle Community Church, 1261 Dewey Avenue in Rochester. An open house is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Community leaders, interested residents, and local media are invited to...

Heroin and the Law of Unintended Consequences »
September 11, 2014

William A. Roberts, M.D., Ph.D., alumnus of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) and medical director of Vermont’s biggest narcotics management practice, is speaking at the University on Friday, September 19. His lecture, titled Heroin and the Law of Unintended Consequences: Insights to Overdose Risk Reduction, is scheduled from...

Gift Will Advance Research on Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 »
September 09, 2014

A $1.25 million gift from Lilyan (Lil) and Albert (Alfy) Nathan of Florida and Michael and Sherry Goldberg of Chicago will support research on myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. The gift will create a new research program that will be led by UR...

Clinton Morrison to Lead Pediatric Plastic Surgery Team »
September 09, 2014

Clinton S. Morrison, M.D., has been named the new Plastic Surgery Team Director for the Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Anomalies Center at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Batterer Intervention: Does it work? »
September 08, 2014

Finding effective ways to stop known abusers before they act again could dramatically reduce harm to potential victims of domestic violence, their families, and society. To that end, researchers from the University of Rochester are collaborating with the Delphi Drug and Alcohol Council in Rochester to evaluate Delphi’s batterer intervention program.

Kohl's Cares Supports Children's Hospital's Bike Safety Program »
September 05, 2014

Aiming to reduce bicycling injuries among Rochester youth, Kohl’s Cares® recently granted UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital $93,661 to continue the Kohl’s Pedal Patrol Program, an educational program that aims to increase bike safety awareness in the community.