Recent CARE Projects
Weeding Out Illiteracy
Dr. Bryan Weed is hoping to improve literacy and Kindergarten readiness by creating a culture
of literacy and giving away books to families.
LARC in Haiti
Dr. Michele Sainvil would like to reduce unintended pregnancy in Haiti among teens with type 1 diabetes.
Empowering Women Globally
Dr. Peihsuan Tsai would like to increase access to education and other human rights by providing sustainable feminine hygiene products.
Drs. Caitlin Burzynski and Jenny Liano are partnering with Inclusive Woods and Us to increase kids’ exposure to nature.
Improving Resiliency in Refugees
Dr. Dan-Thanh Nguyen would like to decrease risk of anxiety, depression, and PTSD in refugee children by promoting social connection.
Fighting Obesity with Crockpots
Dr. Joshua Noel is working with the YWCA to reduce barriers to healthy home cooking by supplying families with crock pots.
Improving Sleep Hygiene in Children
Dr. David Alten would like to decrease screen time and increase the average nightly sleep duration for children in Rochester to prevent poor health outcomes.
Children Making a Difference
Dr. Suzanne Ramazani is going to increase Rochester children’s connection to their community by creating an after-school advocacy club at Wilson Magnet High School.
Dr. Karina Vattana plans to increase adolescent access to age appropriate, medically accurate puberty and health education.
Prenatal Education to Increase Infant Safe Sleep Practices
Drs. Meghan McLaughlin & Alex Taffany would like to promote safe baby sleep measures by working with community partners such as Baby Safe Sleep Coalition to provide education to pregnant women and new mothers. Promoting Safe Sleep in the Community.