Recent CARE Projects
Expanding Access to Pediatric Prenatal Counseling
Dr. Sarah Allan will improve the relationships between new parents and pediatricians by increasing access to pediatric prenatal visits.
Increasing Vaccination in the Plain Communities of Upstate NY
Dr. Tyler Stephen plans to partner with local Mennonites and the Yates County Public Health Department to increase education on vaccines. Increasing Vaccination in Plain Communities.
Helping Babies Breathe in Haiti
Dr. Yulia Vabishchevich is working with Project HOPE in Rochester and Helping Babies Breathe, an evidence-based program to reduce infant mortality in developing countries.
Heping Babies Breathe in Haiti.
Prenatal Education to Increase Infant Safe Sleep Practices
Drs. Meghan McLaughlin and Alexandra Taffany would like to promote safe baby sleep measures by working with community partners and providing education to pregnant mothers during their 3rd trimester of pregnancy as well as during the postpartum period. Promoting Safe Sleep in the Community.
Screening for Sickle Cell Anemia in Tanzania
Dr. Luke Eastburg and Dr. Andrew Peckham will use a new test to detect and help with sickle cell anemia in East Africa.
Fitness for Children with Developmental Disabilities
Dr. Adriana Verwey wants to increase participation in physical fitness programs and as working with UR's Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders. She received a grant from Special Olympics/AAP to create a resource tool for families and physicians.
"Inclusive Recreation in the Community"