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Diabetes Program Aims to Prevent the Disease in Most Vulnerable Populations

Monday, December 30, 2019

Diabetes Prevention ProgramThe Center's Diabetes Prevention Program meets people where they are, in both community settings and physician practices, to help individuals prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. Through accountability, comradery and nutrition education, participants are empowered to reach their health goals.

Read more in this WXXI story: Community Diabetes Programs Aim to Prevent the Disease in Most Vulnerable Populations

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 Roc Health Data 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. 

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

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