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 - Join us on Friday, March 6, 2015, for "Our Health in Black and White: A presentation on health disparities in the Finger Lakes Region and the work of our community's African American and Latino Health Coalitions," with Wade Norwood, Candice Lucas and Gladys Pedraza-Burgos, Helen Wood Hall, noon-1pm. July '64 Screening and discussion with the filmmaker, Carvin Eison, February 24, 4:30-6:00pm. Part of the Diversity & Inclusion FIlm Series. Got Health? talk: “Measles: Who is At Risk & How to Get Help if you Have it?” Please join us on Thursday, March 26, 2014, 12:10-12:50 pm, at the Central Library, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY. The talk will explore signs and symptoms, causes, prevention, and treatment of measles. Presented by Sara Bird, student intern at the Center for Community Health from SUNY Brockport.