Vital Signs Archive

Parking Changes Underway at Medical Center

Over the next few months, significant shifts in parking in Lots 3, 2 and 1 will carve out room for two upcoming construction projects: the Clinical Translational Science Building, which will be built west of Helen Wood Hall, and the Pediatric Replacement and Imaging Sciences Modernization tower, slated to be erected west of the Emergency Department on the Elmwood Avenue side of campus. More»

National Cancer Institute Honors Wilmot Cancer Center with $11.5M for Lymphoma Research

Aiming to fuel the expansion of lymphoma research and clinical trials over the next five years, the National Cancer Institute has awarded an $11.5 million grant to the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. This highly competitive Specialized Programs of Research Excellence grant is designed to hasten findings from the laboratory to the clinic, where they can bring urgent treatments to patients. More»

Steven Goldman to Lead University’s Department of Neurology

After an extensive national search, a neurologist who is a leading international figure in efforts to use stem cells to treat human disease has been tapped to lead the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. More»

New Dean Shares Vision for School of Nursing

Vital Signs spoke to the new School of Nursing Dean Kathy Parker, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. about her vision for the school, and for the profession at large. More»

New Associate Dean Steers Graduate Education at
School of Medicine

With approximately 430 Ph.D. students enrolled in the School of Medicine and Dentistry and close to 125 in master’s programs, Edith M. Lord, Ph.D., professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and of Oncology, has assumed the vital role of school’s new senior associate dean for graduate education. More»

New Parking System to be Installed at Medical Center

Technicians are installing a state-of-the-art electronic parking system that will more efficiently manage access to Medical Center parking lots and track available spaces. Already live in Lots A, 4 and EDC, the system is expected to be operational in Lots 1, 2, 3, MRB and Garage by the end of October. More»

Paula Farmer’s Stars Shine

This year, a new category was added to the Excellence Awards to honor a person who has received multiple nominations through our employee recognition program, Strong Stars. Paula Farmer, receptionist for Strong Health Care Management and Social Work for the past three years, is the personification of customer service excellence. More»

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