Nancy M. Bennett, M.D.

Nancy M. Bennett, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 614
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 224-3054
Fax: (585) 244-9532
Administrative: (585) 224-3050

Professional Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (National)

Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Achievement | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2009
Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Excellence | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2006
National Partnership for Immunization, Excellence Award: Addressing Disparities Innovation in Prevention | US Department of Health and Human Services 2005
Innovation in Prevention Award | US Department of Health and Human Services 2005
Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Scientific Excellence | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2004
James H. Nakano Citation | National Center for Infectious Diseases of the Centers for Disea 2004

Awards & Honors (Local)

Women of Distinction Award in Healthcare | Girl Scouts of Western New York | Rochester, NY 2011
Heart of Life Award | American Heart Association 2005
The Crystal Award | Johnson & Johnson 1996

Recent Journal Articles

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2016
Bramley AM; Chaves SS; Dawood FS; Doshi S; Reingold A; Miller L; Yousey-Hindes K; Farley MM; Ryan P; Lynfield R; Baumbach J; Zansky S; Bennett, NM. "Utility of Keywords from Chest Radiograph Reports for Pneumonia Surveillance Among Hospitalized Patients with Influenza: The CDC Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network, 2008–2009". Public Health Reports. 2016; 131: 483-490.
2015 Dec
Chaves SS; Pérez A; Miller L; Bennett NM; Bandyopadhyay A; Farley MM; Fowler B; Hancock EB; Kirley PD; Lynfield R; Ryan P; Morin C; Schaffner W; Sharangpani R; Lindegren ML; Tengelsen L; Thomas A; Hill MB; Bradley KK; Oni O; Meek J; Zansky S; Widdowson MA; Finelli L. "Impact of Prompt Influenza Antiviral Treatment on Extended Care Needs After Influenza Hospitalization Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2015; 61(12): 1807-14.
2015 Nov 27
Pilishvili T, Bennett NM. "Pneumococcal disease prevention among adults: Strategies for the use of pneumococcal vaccines." Vaccine. 2015 Nov 27; 33 Suppl 4:D60-5. Epub 2015 Jul 09.
2015 Oct
Braun ES, Crawford FW, Desai MM, Meek J, Kirley PD, Miller L, Anderson EJ, Oni O, Ryan P, Lynfield R, Bargsten M, Bennett NM, Lung KL, Thomas A, Mermel E, Lindegren ML, Schaffner W, Price A, Chaves SS. "Obesity not associated with severity among hospitalized adults with seasonal influenza virus infection." Infection. 2015 Oct; 43(5):569-75. Epub 2015 Jul 07.
2015 Sep 4
Kobayashi M, Bennett NM, Gierke R, Almendares O, Moore MR, Whitney CG, Pilishvili T. "Intervals Between PCV13 and PPSV23 Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)." MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report. 2015 Sep 4; 64(34):944-7. Epub 2015 Sep 04.

Current Appointments

Co-Director - Clinical & Translational Science Institute
Director - Center for Community Health - Primary Administrative
Professor - Department of Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)

Education

MS | Epidemiology | Columbia University School of Public Health1988
MD | Medicine | New York University School of Medicine1981
BA | Philosophy, Literature | Sarah Lawrence College1973

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research Fellow, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 1986
Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 1985
Resident, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 1984
Intern, Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 1982