Making Rochester a Healthier Community CCH News Our Cancer Services Program held a very successful Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month kickoff event, featuring Mayor Lovely Warren and County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, as well as several physicians and community agencies. Channel 8 News covered the event. The Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards were presented to faculty members Robert Fortuna, M.D., M.P.H., and Ann Marie White, Ed.D. on April 29. Keynote speaker was the accomplished and engaging Dr. Lisa Angeline Cooper. 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 GOT HEALTH? TALKS - “SEIZURES & EPILEPSY: What they are, why people have them, and how to get help”: Please join us on Thursday, May 19, 2016, 12:10-12:50 pm, in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY. Nurse Practitioner Patricia Rogers from the Epilepsy Center at Strong Memorial Hospital will talk about what epilepsy is and what causes this condition, as well as treatment options, safety, and community resources for people with epilepsy. Parking is available in the Court Street garage, which is connected to the library.