Alumnus Paul M. Schyve, M.D., has committed $5 million to the University to support the study and practice of bioethics in health care and research. The center will advance bioethical training and education throughout the region; help professionals, patients, and families make bioethical decisions; and enhance community understanding of bioethical issues. Housed at the Medical Center, the center will unite programs across the entire University through the creation of a bioethics counsel. Read more>>
Adrienne Morgan, PhD., one of the instructors for PH 397, the Community Engagement Internship class, has been named the Barbara J. McGriff 2014 Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Urban League of Rochester. The award recognizes an individual who shows distinguished performance in and out of the classroom to benefit students in the Rochester area. The recipient also fosters understanding and involvement in urban issues.
Morgan is the Senior Director of the School of Medicine and Dentistry’s Center for Advocacy Community Health Education and Diversity (CACHED) and an assistant professor in the Division of the Medical Humanities and Bioethics.
In addition to her extended service on the Urban League's Black Scholars Steering Committee and participation in many of their student enrichment and support activities, Morgan is a visible icon in the greater Rochester community and a faculty member who generates enormous goodwill for the School of Medicine and Dentistry.
There are peer advisors available for students majoring in Health, Behavior, and Society. For information, go to the Peer Advisors web page.
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