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How to Talk to Your Doctor

February 28 @ 12:10 PM

Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County Kate Gleason Auditorium

Howard Beckman, MD, FACP, FACH, Senior Consultant at Common Ground Health and Clinical Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, will prese...

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Learn How to Lose Weight and Stay Motivated

March 21 @ 12:10 PM

Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County Kate Gleason Auditorium

April Ho, RD, CPT, clinical dietitian at the Center for Community Health & Prevention, URMC, will present "Lose Weight and Stay Motivated!" She will help you learn how to shed extra pounds and keep th...

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Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards

April 18 @ 12:00 PM

Helen Wood Hall Helen Wood Hall Auditorium 1W-304

Join the Center for Community Health & Prevention as we celebrate the 10th annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards. The Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards recognizes Un...

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Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, Contributes to Nationwide Study on Healthcare Associated Infections

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Ghinwa DumyatiPatients’ hospital-based infection risk is slowly declining as a result of intensive staff training and research.

UR Medicine infectious disease specialist Dr. Ghinwa Dumyati, who also leads the Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Prevention Program at the Center for Community Health & Prevention, recently spoke with NBC News about the study. Dumyati took part in the CDC surveys in 2011 and 2015 as part of the Emerging Infections Program. 

$1.8 M Grant Supports Life-Changing Cancer Services Across the Finger Lakes Region

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Cancer Services ProgramThe Center for Community Health & Prevention (CCHP), of the University of Rochester Medical Center, was recently awarded a $1.8 million grant by the New York State Department of Health that will expand its Cancer Services Program of Monroe County to the surrounding Seneca, Yates, Wayne, Ontario and Livingston counties, re-naming it the “Cancer Services Program of the Finger Lakes Region” (CSP-FLR).

Read More: $1.8 M Grant Supports Life-Changing Cancer Services Across the Finger Lakes Region

"Get Screened Rochester" campaign photo wins PRism award

Friday, July 6, 2018

get screened imageCongratulations to our partners at Martino Flynn for winning a PRism Not-for-Profit Award of Excellence in Photography! The Element award recognized their excellent work on our “Get Screened Rochester" campaign, particularly for their "use of diverse community members to create emotional photography that incites action." Be sure to check out Martino Flynn's beautiful work on the Get Screened Rochester campaign!

Read More: "Get Screened Rochester" campaign photo wins PRism award

Tips for Getting Motivated to Cook

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

April HoOur Registered Dietitian, April Ho, shares tips for getting motivated to cook at home in the latest Health Matters blog post.