Nancy M. Bennett, MD
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.