January-February 2009

Blood Donor

Ramping up blood donations saves lives, money

To ramp up collection efforts, URMC opened a dedicated blood donor room just before Thanksgiving. More»

URMC start-up lets kids take science lessons “to go”

Science Take-Out – a new URMC start-up company selling pre-packaged, portable high school science kits – is helping students meet stringent high school Regents graduation requirements.

Medical Center reports back on parking survey

Last spring, the University contracted C&S Companies – experts in providing engineering, architecture and project planning services – to conduct a University-wide survey to better understand employees’ commuting habits and level of satisfaction with current parking arrangements. Parking officials are now reporting back on the findings.

Orloff named chief of Solid Organ Transplant Surgery

Mark S. Orloff, M.D., a longtime Rochester transplant surgeon, researcher and educator, has been named chief of the Division of Solid Organ Transplantation.

Faculty Accomplishments

Celebrate milestones achieved by our faculty – special honors, new appointments and more.

URMC Watercooler

New Year’s Day has come and gone. We want to know what healthy resolutions you’ve stuck to.