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Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards

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David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
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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 shared mission of the Center for Community Health & Prevention and the URMC to develop and expand university-community partnerships that support participatory research and interventions to reduce health inequalities and/or improve the community's health. Awards are made based on work done in the greater Rochester area and Finger Lakes Region.

Call for Nominations: 10th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Heath Improvement Awards

The Center for Community Health & Prevention is seeking nominations for the 10th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards.

EXTENDED NOMINATION DEADLINE: 12 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019

Nomination Process: Nominations are welcome from URMC faculty and staff, and community partners. To learn more and make a nomination, visit Satcher Award Nomination.

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.

Save the Date

10th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Heath Improvement Awards and Special Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 18, 2019, Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Helen Wood Hall Auditorium, URMC School of Nursing (255 Crittenden Blvd., Rochester)

Featured Speaker: David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.

Past Events

The 9th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards were held on April 25, 2018, featuring Grand Rounds speaker David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.

Watch a recording of Dr. Satcher’s talk: “Confronting Mental Health Disparities and Stigma: Challenges and Opportunities” and panel discussion with award winners “Rewards and Challenges of Community-Engaged Research.”

The award recipients for 2018 were:

  • Senior faculty award: Silvia Sörensen, Ph.D., associate professor with appointments in the University of Rochester’s Warner School, as well as URMC’s Center for Community Health and Prevention and Department of Psychiatry
  • Junior faculty award: Tiffany Pulcino, M.D., M.P.H., is an assistant professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Medicine/Primary Care at the University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Staff award: Charles Brown, chemical dependency counselor in the URMC Department of Psychiatry

Read more information about the 2018 Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award recipients

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