Making Rochester a Healthier Community Our mission: To join forces with the community to eliminate health inequalities and improve health through research, education, and service. The Center for Community Health was established by the University of Rochester Medical Center to develop and expand academic-community health partnerships dedicated to improving the health of our community. It represents a new model of institutional commitment to community health that focuses on prevention. View our 2012-2013 Annual Report. Programs and Services Community Partnerships Health Policy UR Lifestyle Management Programs Education Upcoming Events PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS - Thank you for making our 2014-15 Grand Rounds season a successful one! Check back for details on next year's schedule, which will begin in September 2015. GOT HEALTH? TALK “Could Your Home be Making You Sick? Learn How to Stay Safe" Please join us on Thursday, June 18, 2015, 12:10-12:50 pm, in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY. The talk will cover mold, pests, indoor air quality, toxic chemicals, and other environmental hazards at home that can affect our health, as well as ways to protect ourselves and our families. Presented by Valerie Garrison, Community Outreach and Engagement Core Program Manager for UR’s Environmental Health Sciences Center.