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UR Researcher Earns $1 Million Grant to Lead Statewide LGBT Cultural Competency Training

Apr 10, 2019

The New York State Department of Health’s AIDS Institute has awarded Brooke Levandowski, PhD, MPA of the UR Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology a five-year, $1 million grant for LGBT-Health, a program to provide cultural competency training to organizations across the state that provide health care and human services to the LGBT community.

LaRon Nelson Selected as AAN Fellow

Jul 11, 2017

LaRon Nelson, assistant professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing, has been selected for induction as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). He is among a group of 173 nurse leaders to be honored on Oct. 5-7, 2017 in Washington, DC.

URMC Drug Extends Effectiveness of HIV Therapy

Jan 30, 2017

A new drug developed at the University of Rochester Medical Center extends the effectiveness of multiple HIV therapies by unleashing a cell’s own protective machinery on the virus.

Eastman Dental Screening for HIV at Three Clinics

Mar 01, 2016

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has received a grant from New York State to use a rapid screening test for HIV in three of its clinics, based on the success of its smaller pilot program in 2013.