Department of Pediatrics - Community Pediatrics Training

Current Global CARE Projects

Sherman netlifeOur vision to improve the health of children extends far beyond the Rochester community. Dr. Andrew Sherman, a CARE graduate, leads Netlife, which focuses on distributing and exploring the use of insecticide-treated bed nets to prevent malaria in West Africa. He now teaches Global Health in the CARE Track. Current residents are planning to work in India and East Africa. Opportunities are also available to participate in partnerships in Latin America.


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Helping Babies Breathe

James Thomas, MD
Dr. Thomas plans to train local physicans and birth attendants in Ladakh, India with the Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Program to decrease intrapartum related nenonatal deaths. HBB is an evidence-based program sponsored by the AAP.



Maternal Child Health Package

Vanee Balasubramaniam, MD and Kavi Gnanasekaran, MD
Drs. Balasubramaniam and Gnanasekaran are interested in implementing evidence-based interventions to decrease infant mortality in Kenya, in collaboration with Joining Hearts and Hands, Ltd.


More Toilets

Supriya Nair, MD
Dr. Nair is interested in improving sanitation in The Kangra region of India in partnership with the Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development and Sulabh International Organization.

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Contact Us

University Office
Golisano Children's Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue,
Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642

Phone: (585) 273-3737
Fax: (585) 276-2566

Community Office
Child & Family Health Services, Monroe County Department of Health
691 St. Paul Street, 4th Floor
Rochester, New York 14605

Phone: (585) 753-5233
Fax: (585) 753-5272

Events & Highlights

Dr. Katherine Greenberg discusses new birth control recommendations by the AAP on WXXI. She is helping to lead the Hoekelman Center's "Preventing Teen Pregnancy with LARC" initiative.

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