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The Scary 'C' Word: Cancer Prevention, Screening & Treatment Can Save Lives

October 17 @ 12:10 PM

Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County Kate Gleason Auditorium

Y. Victoria Gadbois, MD, MHA, Preventive Medicine Resident, URMC and Jana Darlington, MPH, Promotion, Education & Targeted Outreach Manager, Cancer Services Program of the Finger Lakes Region, Center ...

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Public Health Grand Rounds: Poverty and Policy

October 18 @ 12:00 PM

Helen Wood Hall Auditorium

Poverty & Policy – Can’t Just Program Our Way Out, presented by speakers Dr. Leonard M. Brock, Executive Director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative; and Larry Marx, CEO, The Children’s A...

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Dr. Bernard Guyer Lecture in Public Health

October 30 @ 12:00 PM

Helen Wood Hall

The 9th annual Dr. Bernard Guyer Lecture in Public Health will feature a presentation by Isabel Sawhill, PhD, of the Brookings Institution. A senior fellow in Economic Studies, Dr. Sawhill works in th...

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Talk on Diabetes at Public Library

November 14 @ 12:10 PM

Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County Kate Gleason Auditorium

Alicia Bell, MD, Preventive Medicine Resident, URMC, will present "How’s your 'sugar'?" Are you or someone you love at risk for diabetes? Many are, but don't know it. Dr. Bell will help you learn more...



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Collaboration Makes Comprehensive Clinical Health Data Available to Public in Unique Way

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Roc Health Data logoData from Rochester RHIO’s Community Health Indicators Report, including never-before-presented clinical measures of the region’s health, are now available to the public at the RocHealthData website. The site, developed and supported by the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Clinical & Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) and Center for Community Health & Prevention (CCHP), provides access to maps and datasets that help our community explore and understand our health successes and challenges. 

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Try this approach to healthy eating during the summer

Monday, July 8, 2019

Jill Chodak, RDDuring the summer season of BBQs and vacations it can be helpful to try a new approach to long-term health and happiness by breaking the cycle of restriction or indulgence. Jill Chodak, registered dietitian at UR Medicine's Center for Community Health & Prevention, offers advice on how to adopt a newer, kinder routine in this Democrat & Chronicle article.

URMC Celebrates a Decade of Community Health Improvement with Satcher Awards

Thursday, April 18, 2019

David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.

Two University of Rochester Medical Center faculty members were recognized for their contributions to community health in the Greater Rochester region at the 10th annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards. Presented by the Center for Community Health & Prevention of URMC, the awards featured a special grand rounds by David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., the 16th surgeon general of the United States, a URMC alum and the awards’ namesake.

Read More: URMC Celebrates a Decade of Community Health Improvement with Satcher Awards