Satcher to Honor UR Medical School Community Outreach Efforts

April 26, 2005

David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., the former U.S. Surgeon General, will visit the University of Rochester Medical Center on Friday to recognize the outstanding community outreach efforts of UR medical students.  Satcher will be the keynote speaker at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry’s Marvin J. Hoffman Day award ceremonies.

This year’s awards will go to a student who studied the quality of life of Alzheimer patients, a group of students who established and operated a weekly free health center for the uninsured at the St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center in Rochester, two students who researched AIDS control and prevention programs in Thailand, and a student who examined the link between hereditary conditions and heart disease in adolescents.

WHAT:           Seventh Annual Marvin J. Hoffman Day

WHEN:           Friday, April 29, 2005

TIME:             12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Class of 1962 Auditorium, Arthur Kornberg Medical Research Building, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave

This event is open to the media.

For Media Inquiries:
Mark Michaud
(585) 273-4790
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