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Ruth Benjamin (access required)

Ruth Benjamin

When their special-needs daughter, Janet, began losing her capabilities, Richard and Forrestine McNeary were fortunate to be introduced to Ruth Benjamin, a nurse and the director of health management and research at Heritage Christian Services in Rochester. Benjamin helped the ...

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AutismUp (access required)


In 2004, four strangers – mothers of children newly diagnosed with autism – met together in a coffee shop to share information they had collected and to guide one another through unchartered waters. These mothers set out to establish an ...

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Glen Harris (access required)

Glen Harris

As a security officer at Highland Hospital, Glen Harris is happy to help anyone in need, including visitors, patients, and fellow employees. Yet, that only begins to scratch the surface when it comes to his impressive service to others. “Since ...

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Susan Adams-Price (access required)

Susan Adams-Price

When Jewish Senior Life decided to transform the way its nursing home care was being delivered, those at the top knew they needed a focused leader who could help guide them through the transition. As it turns out, the right ...

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RRH, UR bring health care to the homeless (access required)

Michael Healey of the UR Street Medicine team speaking to patient at House of Mercy.

When the term medical innovation is brought up, it conjures images of groundbreaking medical technology, cures for illnesses through extensive experimentation and, ultimately, a benefit for all of humankind. But in a place like Rochester, which has access to some ...

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