Satcher to Honor UR Medical School Community Outreach Efforts
Tuesday, April 26, 2005
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., the former U.S. Surgeon General, will visit the University of Rochester Medical Center on Friday to recognize the outstanding community outreach efforts of UR medical students. Satcher will be the keynote speaker at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry’s Marvin J. Hoffman Day award ceremonies.
This year’s awards will go to a student who studied the quality of life of Alzheimer patients, a group of students who established and operated a weekly free health center for the uninsured at the St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center in Rochester, two students who researched AIDS control and prevention programs in Thailand, and a student who examined the link between hereditary conditions and heart disease in adolescents.
WHAT: Seventh Annual Marvin J. Hoffman Day
WHEN: Friday, April 29, 2005