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Nancy M. Bennett, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 224-3050

Office: (585) 224-3054

Fax: (585) 244-9532

Biography

Professional Background

Nancy M. Bennett, M.D., M.S. is Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, the Director of the Center for Community Health and Co-director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Bennett is the chair of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has directed numerous studies and community interventions funded by the CDC, NYSDOH and national and regional foundations related to the prevention of communicable and chronic disease. Dr. Bennett is the principal investigator for the Rochester Emerging Infections Program (CDC) and the Healthy Living Research Center (NIH).
Dr. Bennett is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine and did her residency and Chief Residency at Bellevue Hospital in NYC. During her fellowship in general medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, she earned a Masters Degree in Epidemiology. She was an Assistant Professor of Medicine, a Mellon Fellow in Epidemiology, and taught in the School of Public Health at Columbia University before moving to Rochester. She served for 17 years as the Deputy Director of the Monroe County Department of Public Health, is an author of more than 100 peer reviewed articles, and serves on a variety of local and national advisory boards.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1973
BA | Sarah Lawrence College
Philosophy, Literature

1981
MD | New York University School of Medicine
Medicine

1988
MS | Columbia University School of Public Health
Epidemiology

Awards

2011
Women of Distinction Award in Healthcare
Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Western New York
Location: Rochester, NY

2009
Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Achievement
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2006
Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Excellence
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2005
Heart of Life Award
Sponsor: American Heart Association

2005
National Partnership for Immunization, Excellence Award: Addressing Disparities Innovation in Prevention
Sponsor: US Department of Health and Human Services

2005
Innovation in Prevention Award
Sponsor: US Department of Health and Human Services

2004
Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Excellence
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2004
James H. Nakano Citation
Sponsor: National Center for Infectious Diseases of the Centers for Disea

1996
The Crystal Award
Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson

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Publications

Journal Articles

11/2017
Chandrasekhar R, Sloan C, Mitchel E, Ndi D, Alden N, Thomas A, Bennett NM, Kirley PD, Hill M, Anderson EJ, Lynfield R, Yousey-Hindes K, Bargsten M, Zansky SM, Lung K, Schroeder M, Monroe M, Eckel S, Markus TM, Cummings CN, Garg S, Schaffner W, Lindegren ML. "Social determinants of influenza hospitalization in the United States." Influenza and other respiratory viruses.. 2017 Nov 0; 11(6):479-488. Epub 2017 Oct 06.

7/3/2017
Belongia EA, Karron RA, Reingold A, Walter EB, Bennett NM. "The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendation regarding the use of live influenza vaccine: A rejoinder." Vaccine.. 2017 Jul 3; Epub 2017 Jul 03.

2/1/2017
Appiah GD, Chaves SS, Kirley PD, Miller L, Meek J, Anderson E, Oni O, Ryan P, Eckel S, Lynfield R, Bargsten M, Zansky SM, Bennett N, Lung K, McDonald-Hamm C, Thomas A, Brady D, Lindegren ML, Schaffner W, Hill M, Garg S, Fry AM, Campbell AP. "Increased Antiviral Treatment Among Hospitalized Children and Adults With Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza, 2010-2015." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2017 Feb 1; 64(3):364-367. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

Books & Chapters

1999
Chapter Title: Medicine, Nursing and Public Health: Partnering to Improve the Community's Health
Book Title: The Outcomes Mandate: New Roles, Rules and Relationships. Case Management and
Author List: Ryan S, Kirschling J, Schmitt M, Bennett NM, Botelho R
Published By: Mosby1999

1999
Chapter Title: Coronary Artery Disease
Book Title: Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems, 2nd Edition
Author List: Bennett NM, Paris M
Published By: American College of Physicians1999

1991
Chapter Title: Coronary Artery Disease
Book Title: Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems
Author List: Bennett NM, Greenland P
Published By: American College of Physicians1991

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