Making Rochester a Healthier Community CCH News BPAP WINS NATIONAL AWARD: The Center for Community Health's successful Blood Pressure Advocate Program was awarded the American Hospital Association's 2015 AHA NOVA Award. Program Manager Shaquana Divers traveled to San Francisco to receive the award at the AHA Leadership Summit. 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 - The 2015-6 Public Health Grand Rounds season begins on September 18, with Dr. Tom Caprio discussing The Dementia Epidemic: A Rational Approach to Screening and Management. Noon-1pm, Helen Wood Hall. GOT HEALTH? TALKS - Stay tuned for information on upcoming talks.