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Deborah J. Ossip, Ph.D., to lead Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco in 2016 »
March 02, 2015

Deborah J. Ossip, Ph.D., professor of Public Health Sciences and Oncology, has been elected 2016 president of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. Ossip will serve as president-elect from 2015-2016 to transition to her one-year term as president.

Ganatra Family Supports Future of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery »
February 26, 2015

A $1.5 million commitment from the Ganatra family will create the Tansukh, Sarla and Rajesh Ganatra Professorship in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. The commitment is part of the family’s long-time support of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC).

Dyson Day Lecture to Address Child Poverty, Links to Health Care »
February 24, 2015

Ed Doherty, former Vice President for Community Programs at the Rochester Area Community Foundation (RACF) and author of a series of special reports on the area’s poverty issues, will speak at the Fifteenth Annual Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Forum.

CARE Event Helps Cancer Survivors Who Seek Fertility Services »
February 17, 2015

Join the Strong Fertility Center for the sixth annual CARE Fundraising Event and Silent Auction to benefit cancer survivors 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 13, at La Luna Banquet Center, 60 Browns Race, Rochester. The fundraiser benefits those who seek fertility preservation services from the center’s Childbearing After Recovery (CARE) program.

National Task Force Releases 10 Measures of Quality Palliative and Hospice Care »
February 16, 2015

Patients with serious and life-threatening illnesses are less likely to experience unnecessary physical and emotional suffering if they receive palliative or hospice care that meets 10 key quality indicators, according to the findings of a two-year national project led by School of Nursing Independence Foundation Chair for Nursing/Palliative Care Sally A. Norton. The...

Strong West Adds Fourth Health Talk to Spring Slate »
February 16, 2015

The consumer health talks invite community members in Brockport and the surrounding area to learn about topics related to their health and wellness.