Nancy M. Bennett, M.D.

Nancy M. Bennett, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 614
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 224-3054
Fax: (585) 244-9532
Administrative: (585) 224-3050

Professional Bio

Nancy M. Bennett, M.D., M.S. is Professor of Medicine and of Community and Preventive Medicine, the Director of the Center for Community Health and Associate Vice President at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Bennett has directed numerous studies and community interventions funded by the CDC, NYSDOH and national and regional foundations related to the prevention of communicable and chronic disease.



She is the principal investigator for the Rochester Emerging Infections Program (CDC) and the Director of the Community Engagement core of the NIH funded Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Healthy Living Research Center, also funded by the NIH.

Dr. Bennett is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine and did her residency and Chief Residency at Bellevue Hospital in NYC. During her fellowship in general medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, she earned a Masters Degree in Epidemiology. She was an Assistant Professor of Medicine, a Mellon Fellow in Epidemiology, and taught in the School of Public Health at Columbia University before moving to Rochester. She served for 17 years as the Deputy Director of the Monroe County Department of Public Health, is an author of more than 65 peer reviewed articles, and serves on a variety of local and national advisory boards.

Awards & Honors (National)

Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Achievement | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2009
Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Excellence | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2006
National Partnership for Immunization, Excellence Award: Addressing Disparities Innovation in Prevention | US Department of Health and Human Services 2005
Innovation in Prevention Award | US Department of Health and Human Services 2005
Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Excellence | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2004
James H. Nakano Citation | National Center for Infectious Diseases of the Centers for Disea 2004

Awards & Honors (Local)

Women of Distinction Award in Healthcare | Girl Scouts of Western New York | Rochester, NY 2011
Heart of Life Award | American Heart Association 2005
The Crystal Award | Johnson & Johnson 1996

Recent Journal Articles

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2012
Vandermeer M;Thomas A;Kamimoto L;Reingold A;Gershman K;Meek J;Farley M;Ryan P;Lynfield R;Baumbach J;Schaffner W;Bennett NM; Zanski S. "Association between Use of Statins and Mortality among Patients Hospitalized with Laboratory-confirmed Influenza Virus Infections: A Multi-State Study". Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2012; 205(1): 13-19. Link
2012
Hampton LM, Farley MM, Schaffner W, Thomas A, Reingold A, Harrison LH, Lynfield R, Bennett NM, Petit S, Gershman K, Kaumbach J, Beall B, Jorgensen J, Glennen A, Zell ER, Moore M. "Prevention of Antibiotic-Nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumonia with Conjugate Vaccines". Journal of Infectious Disease. 2012; 205(3): 401-411. Link
2011
Dawood F, Kamimoto L, D'Mello TA, Reingold A, Gershman K, Meek J, Arnold KE, Farley M, Ryan P, Lynfield R, Morin C, Baumback J, Zansky S, Bennett N, Thomas A, Schaffner W, Kirschke D, Finelli L. Emerging Infections Program (EIP) Network. "Children With Asthma Hospitalized With Seasonal or Pandemic Influenza, 2003-2009". Pediatrics. 2011; 128(1). Link
2011
Rosen JB, Thomas AR, Lexau CA, Reingold A, Hadler JL, Harrison LH, Bennett NM, Schaffner W, Farley MM, Beall BW, Moore MR, CDC Emerging Infections Program Network. "Geographic Variation in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Following Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Introduction in the United States". Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2011; 43(2): 137-43. Link
2011
Humiston SG;Bennett NM;Long C;Eberly S;Arvelo L; Stankaitis J; Szilagyi P. "Increasing Innter-City Adult Influenza Vaccination Rates: A Randomized Controlled Trial". Public Health Report. 2011; 126(2): 39-47. Link

Current Appointments

Director - Center for Community Health - Primary Administrative
Professor - Department of Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)

Education

MS | Epidemiology | Columbia University School of Public Health1988
MD | Medicine | New York University School of Medicine1981
BA | Philosophy, Literature | Sarah Lawrence College1973

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research Fellow, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 1986
Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 1985
Resident, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 1984
Intern, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 1982