Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards
The Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards recognizes University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) faculty and staff for significant contributions to the health of the community through research, teaching, practice, and/or service programs.
The awards reflect the mission of the Center for Community Health & Prevention and the URMC to develop and expand community-university partnerships that support community-engaged research and interventions that reduce health inequities and improve the community's health. Awards are made based on work done in the greater Rochester area and Finger Lakes Region.
Stay tuned for updates on this year's event!
Nomination Deadline: The deadline for nominations has passed.
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The 10th annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards were held on Thursday, April 18, 2019. David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., was the featured speaker for the special 10-year anniversary. Watch a recorded presentation of Dr. Satcher's lecture "Mission Oriented Leadership: The Quest for Health Equity" and a panel discussion with the award winners.
The 2019 award recipients were:
- Senior Faculty Awardee: Jill S. Halterman, MD, MPH, professor of Pediatrics and chief of the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center
- Junior Faculty Awardee: Marc S. Lavender, MD, FAAP, associate professor of Pediatrics & Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Read more information about the 2019 Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards.
Questions: If you have any questions, please contact us at SatcherAward@urmc.rochester.edu or call the Center for Community Health & Prevention at (585) 224-3050.