Director of the Center for Community Health and Prevention and Dean’s Professor
Location: Rochester, New York
Salary: $ 31,200 - $500,000 Annually
Higher Education Institution
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Internal Number: 244017
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is seeking a dynamic, highly accomplished Director of the Center for Community Health and Prevention(CCHP) and Dean’s Professor. This individual will oversee and expand the Center’s portfolio of highly successful research programs and established prevention and health programs in the community that are aligned with the UR Medicine network. For over 15 years, CCHP has collaborated with its partners to improve the health of our community. Through research, disease prevention and healthy living programs, education, and policy initiatives, CCHP works to create environments that support healthy lifestyles. With a staff of over 75, and $4.5M in federal research grants, the Center encompasses a wide variety of programs and initiatives aimed at preventing disease to create a healthier community. The Director will be expected to take a health leadership role in the URMC and the regional community, collaborating with community-based organizations and the Monroe County Department of Public Health.
Expand CCHP’s local and national models for prevention and community engagement, aligned with community priorities especially related to the prevention of communicable and chronic disease.
Continue robust and nationally recognized CDC- and NIH-funded research programs, with opportunities for further extramural funding
Expand programs that make CCHP a central hub for the improvement of community health, performance of community engaged research including communicable disease surveillance and chronic disease prevention, and furthering training for undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, and faculty members of URMC.
Partner with University leadership to lead transformative initiatives in community-engaged health and prevention research across the University of Rochester enterprise.
Grow and expand CCHP’s highly productive partnership with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, (including Population Health, Community Engagement, Informatics and the Office of Health Equity Research), the University of Rochester Medical Center Quality Institute, Department of Public Health Sciences, the Monroe County Department of Public Health, and many other community organizations
Expand a faculty cohort of Prevention researchers, advancing translational scholarship and practices that address racism and health inequities.
Serve in the leadership of the community-embedded clinical prevention program.
MD., Ph.D., DNP or equivalent advanced degree
Must meet faculty appointment requirements at University of Rochester, SMD, at the Professor rank.
Extensive experience in community health prevention with a strong track record in epidemiology research and highly successful research funding.
Proven Leadership skills for a large, multi-faceted, and innovative research program.
Extensive experience with community engagement and community-based prevention.
Eligibility for New York State professional licensing for providing clinical care preferred.
Founded in 1850, the University of Rochester is one of the nation’s leading research universities and is the cultural, artistic, healthcare, and educational leader for the region. The University is home to nearly 12,000 students and 3,900 full- and part-time faculty, who serve the university’s teaching, research, and clinical missions in eight schools and colleges and its renowned medical center.
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