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Public Health Grand Rounds - Vaping and E-Cigarettes:  Fighting the Battle, Losing the War?

February 21 @ 12:00 PM

Helen Wood Hall SON Auditorium, 1w304

Michael Mendoza, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., commissioner of Public Health for Monroe County, will present "Vaping and E-Cigarettes: Fighting the Battle, Losing the War?" During this presentation, Dr. Mendo...

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Got Health? Talk: Congestive Heart Failure - A Growing Epidemic

February 27 @ 12:10 PM

Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County Kate Gleason Auditorium

Join us to learn more about the risk factors for heart failure, how to prevent this serious health problem, and how to recognize signs and symptoms of heart failure and manage them through medication,...



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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.