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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

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Professional Background

Nancy M. Bennett, MD, MS, is Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Bennett is the founder and Director of the Center for Community Health & Prevention and Co-Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Dr. Bennett chaired the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices from 2015-2018. She has directed numerous studies and community interventions funded by the NIH, CDC, NYSDOH, and national and regional foundations related to the prevention of communicable and chronic disease. Dr. Bennett served for 17 years as the Deputy Director of the Monroe County Department of Public Health, and founded the Center for Community Health & Prevention in 2006. 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 Master's Degree in Epidemiology. She is an author of more than 100 publications.

Credentials

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

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

1985 - 1986
Research Fellow, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY

1984 - 1985
Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

1982 - 1984
Resident, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

1981 - 1982
Intern, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

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Awards

2017
Edward Mott Moore Award
Sponsor: Monroe County Medical Society

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

12/19/2018
Lessa FC, Milucky J, Rouphael NG, Bennett NM, Talbot HK, Harrison LH, Farley MM, Walston J, Pimenta F, Gertz RE, Rajam G, Carvalho MDG, Beall B, Whitney CG. "Streptococcus mitis Expressing Pneumococcal Serotype 1 Capsule." Scientific reports.. 2018 Dec 19; 8(1):17959. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

8/23/2018
Gargano JW, Park IU, Griffin MR, Niccolai LM, Powell M, Bennett NM, Johnson Jones ML, Whitney E, Pemmaraju M, Brackney M, Abdullah N, Scahill M, Dahl RM, Cleveland AA, Unger ER, Markowitz LE, . "Trends in High-grade Cervical Lesions and Cervical Cancer Screening in Five States, 2008-2015." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2018 Aug 23; Epub 2018 Aug 23.

1/8/2018
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.. 2018 Jan 8; 36(3):343-344. Epub 2017 Jul 03.

Books & Chapters

2019
Chapter Title: Pneumococcal Vaccines in Adults: Who, What, When?
Book Title: Vaccinations
Author List: Nanduri SA, Pilishvili T, Bennett NM
Edited By: Poland GA and Whitaker JA
Published By: Elsevier 2019

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: Mosby 1999

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 Physicians 1999

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