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Grand Rounds

Through this series, UR faculty, staff, 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. Public Health Grand Rounds (PHGR) are a collaborative effort between the Center for Community Health & Prevention and the Department of Public Health Sciences, and are intended to highlight the link between research, clinical medicine and community health improvement.   

Public Health Grand Rounds are held on Fridays, from noon – 1 p.m. in the Helen Wood Hall Auditorium (unless noted otherwise). Join us for lively discussions with some of Rochester’s community health champions, both URMC faculty and staff, as well as expert community leaders. If you cannot attend in person, recordings for most sessions can be found below.

You can earn CME credit at PHGR! This activity is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM *

This seminar series is funded in part by the University of Rochester Clinical & Translational Science Institute via grant UL1 TR002001 from National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Additional support for recording and closed captioning of Public Health Grand Rounds, as well as for the refreshments, is provided by gifts to the Department of Public Health Sciences. All support is greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your interest in Public Health Grand Rounds. Our spring season has ended. Find recordings at the links below and please stay tuned for the fall!

Spring 2022 Public Health Grand Rounds

*Captions for each linked presentation can be turned on during viewing by clicking ‘Captions’ in the top left corner of the screen.

Date  Presenter Topic
1/7/22

Edith M. Williams, PhD, MS, associate professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Rheumatology; department of Medicine/Center for Health Disparities, Medical University of South Carolina

 

*Dr. Williams is a candidate for the Dean’s Professor of Health Equity Research and Director and Founder of the Office of Health Equity Research in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute

 

Special Session Supplement: "Joy in the Journey: Triumphs in lessons learned along the way"

1/20/22

Jonathan Jackson, PhD, executive director of the Community Access, Recruitment, and Engagement (CARE) Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

*Dr. Jackson is a candidate for the Dean’s Professor of Health Equity Research and Director and Founder of the Office of Health Equity Research in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute

 

Special Session Supplement: "Towards a Quantifiable Science of Research Equity"

2/4/22 Daniel G Petereit, MD, radiation oncologist and principal investigator Walking Forward, Cancer Care Institute at Monument Health in Rapid City, South Dakota Walking Forward: Collaborating at the Community Level to Advance Cancer Control in the Northern Plains American Indians
2/18/22

A Tale of Two Pantries: Partnering with the Community to Address Local Food Insecurity

 

Have questions? Contact the panelists by email.  

3/4/22 Heather Reyes, MD, URMC

Social and Emotional Learning Tool via Moxie the Robot

3/18/22 Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine 

Black Women and Maternal Health Disparities: Addressing the Role of Racism

4/1/22 Michael Waller, PhD, director of Sustainability, Rochester Regional Health Sustainability in Healthcare
4/22/22

Changing Times: Behavioral Health In Monroe County

 

Have questions? Contact our panelists by email.

Fall 2021 Public Health Grand Rounds - Presented on Zoom

*Captions for each linked presentation can be turned on during viewing by clicking ‘Captions’ in the top left corner of the screen.

Date Presenter Topic
9/17/21 Heather J Busick, MS, MD, physician; associate chief medical information officer, URMC The HEART of the Matter: Leveraging Our Electronic Health Record to Address Health Inequities
10/1/21 Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health

"The Color of Health: The Devastating Toll of Racism on Black Lives" webinar

"The Color of Health:The Devastating Toll of Racism on Black Lives" Report

10/15/21

Abigail Zuger, MD, infectious disease expert and retired associate clinical professor of Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Special Public Health Grand Rounds - 10th annual Bernard Guyer Lecture

Public Health at the Bathroom Sink: Home Testing for Contagious Disease 

11/5/21

Jane Hoppin, ScD, deputy director, Center for Human Health and the Environment; professor, Department of Biological Sciences; University Faculty Scholar, NC State

Responding to Community Concerns about Chemical Exposure: The GenX Exposure Study
11/19/21 Jeff Wyatt, DVM, MPH, DACLAM, professor & chair, Comparative Medicine, URMC One Health Initiative in Borneo: Transforming Community Health & Saving Endangered Orangutans 
12/2/21

Dean S. Seneca, MPH, MCURP, (Seneca, Beaver Clan) CEO and Founder, Seneca Scientific Solutions+ and Rohsennase Dalton LaBarge (Kanienkehaka, Bear Clan) URSMD '23

Historical Trauma and the Health Disparities that Perpetuate in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities
12/3/21

Michael D. Mendoza, MD, MPH, commissioner of public health for Monroe County, NY and associate professor in the Departments of Family Medicine, Public Health Sciences, and Nursing, URMC

Making the Most of a Global Pandemic

Past Public Health Grand Rounds Presentations

*ACCREDITATION: The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

CERTIFICATION: The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.