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Public Health Grand Rounds

Grand RoundsThe Public Health Grand Rounds are jointly sponsored by the Center for Community Health & Prevention and the Department of Public Health Sciences. The rounds are intended to demonstrate and highlight the link between research and community health improvement.

Through this series, UR faculty, staff and students, and community partners can hear about community-based initiatives to reduce health inequities, improve access to care, and tackle some of our toughest health challenges. Support for recording of the Public Health Grand Rounds is provided by HRSA and by gifts to the Department of Public Health Sciences. Recordings, when available, can be found below.

Join us for lively discussions with some of Rochester’s community health champions and their UR partners.

Upcoming Talks:

Our next Public Health Grand Rounds will be November 16, 2018 with Monica Sharma, MD. In her presentation "Transformational Leadership in Public Health," Dr. Sharma, former Director of Leadership and Capacity Development, United Nations, is the author of "Radical Transformational Leadership," a book that describes how we can source our inner capacities and wisdom to manifest change, citing examples from different parts of the world. Winner of the 2017 Nautilus Gold Book Award for Business and Leadership, this book deconstructs fallacies that societies continue to promote, related to self and the world around us that leads to complacency and non-action. Noon - 1:00 p.m., Helen Wood Hall Auditorium.

Fall 2018 Public Health Grand Rounds (with video links when available)

Date Presenter Topic
9/21/18 Stanley O. Foster, MD, PhD, MPN, OBN

Strengthening Community Ownership of Health and Well-Being

10/12/18 Joyce Duckles and ENGOAL Project ENGOAL: Engaging Older Adult Learners as Health Researchers
10/19/18 Addisu Mesfin

Management of Metastatic and Primary Spine Tumors: Do Health Care Disparities Exist?

11/2/18 Adam Simning, MD, PhD An interdisciplinary approach to understanding and optimizing the SNF to home transition
11/16/18 Monica Sharma, MD Radical Transformational Leadership - Dr. Sharma has 20 years working at the United Nations and has written a book, "Radical Transformational Leadership"
12/7/18 Robert Block, MD & Geof Williams, MD  

Past Public Health Grand Rounds Presentations