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An ally inspired by folks on the tough road to recovery

To hear Dorota Gardy M.D. tell it, she is fortunate to be able to work with her patients. “I get to see people really engage in this road of recovery and wellness, and then I see them succeed,” she said. ...

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Her goal is a well-educated staff at the Arc

When Shelley VanLare R.N. speaks of the need to care for developmentally disabled people—and to properly train their caregivers—her passion for her work comes through. “If we don’t have validated and well-educated staff, our individuals aren’t going to benefit from ...

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Leader takes a local laboratory to the global level

John D’Souza M.D. took over as leader of ACM Medical Laboratories when the organization needed a strong hand. In the nearly 15 years since, he has stood at the helm as its influence has grown from regional to international. For ...

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On the cutting edge of genetic testing for cancer risk

The fate of future generations of families often rests on the shoulders of Jessica Salamone. As the genetic counselor for Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, Salamone is tasked with testing genes for hereditary cancer risk for the various generations of a ...

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Neurologist’s role close to Sherlock Holmes’

As a kid, Mary Dombovy M.D. sneaked down the darkened stairs as her parents watched “Ben Casey,” a medical drama that aired in the 1960s. She watched from afar, usually wearing green surgical scrubs with “Ben Casey” printed on them. ...

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Home hemodialysis saves patients hours of time

Prior to the fall of 2013, medical transport teams taking frail patients by gurney to off-site dialysis treatment were part of the daily routine at Hill Haven Transitional Care Center in Webster.  The trek would begin in the wee hours, ...

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New ultrasound device is ‘a revolution’

When Carestream Health Inc. was looking to enter the $6 billion global ultrasound market, it went right to the source for ideas: customers. While studying the market, Carestream found unmet customer needs that the company believed it could deliver. The ...

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Comments from 2015 Best of the Web judges

Banking and Financial Services bonadio.com Bonadio & Co. LLP Navigation is a bit muddled. For example, why are “Our Firm” and “Our People” in separate menus? The content hierarchy is confusing – it isn’t clear what differentiates the items in ...

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Best of the Web nominees

See correction below. Banking and Financial Services bonadio.com Bonadio & Co. LLP Website went live: April 4, 1997 Last major overhaul: June 1, 2014 Average number of page views per month: 26,432 Cost to create: About $30,000 Cost to maintain ...

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Local sites shine in this year’s Best of the Web

The Rochester Business Journal’s annual Best of the Web competition turns 20 this year. Few could predict the changes coming to online business—from search engine optimization to mobile applications—when the first competition was held in 1996. The websites of area ...

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Meet, Stay & Play Conference Centers

n Beaver Hollow Conference Center/Biggest Loser Resort Niagara 1083 Pit Road Java Center, N.Y. 14082 Phone: (585) 457-3700, (800) 964-7903 Web: www.beaverhollow.com Email: sales@beaverhollow.com Number of guest rooms: 86 Capacity in: • Banquet style: 300 • Classroom seating: 250 Average ...

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Meet, Stay & Play: Resorts

Beaver Hollow Conference Center/Biggest Loser Resort Niagara 1083 Pit Road Java Center, N.Y. 14082 Phone: (585) 457-3700, (800) 964-7903 Web: www.beaverhollow.com Email: sales@beaverhollow.com Number of guest rooms: 86 Capacity in: • Banquet seating: 300 • Classroom seating: 200 Average rate ...

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Meet, Stay & Play: Meeting & Banquet Facilities

Agatina’s Restaurant 2967 Buffalo Road Rochester, N.Y. 14624 Phone: (585) 426-0510 Web: www.agatinas.com Email: agatinas@frontier.com General manager: Marcy Fornataro Capacity in: • Banquet seating: 70 • Classroom seating: 20 ArtisanWorks & Events Inc. 565 Blossom Road, Suite L Rochester, N.Y. ...

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Meet, Stay & Play Hotels

Avalon Corporate Suites 1553 Empire Blvd. Webster, N.Y. 14580 Phone: (585) 671-4421 Web: www.avalonsuitesrochester.com E-mail: manager@avalonsuitesrochester.com General manager: Debbie Alaimo Director of sales: Matthew Ehlers Number of guest rooms: 33 Average rate for single-night stay: $101 to $200 Belhurst Castle ...

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