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Measuring the effects of combat explosions

David Borkholder has provided a solution to help the 287,861 soldiers affected by traumatic brain injury by creating the blast gauge, a device that logs pressure and acceleration from exposure to explosive blast. To date more than 11,000 U.S. military ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards volunteer honoree Thomas Richards

As a board member, Thomas Richards has seen the University of Rochester Medical Center through the most significant period of expansion and transformation in its 93-year history. Rochester’s former mayor has been on the URMC board since 1999, serving as ...

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After the diagnosis, providing a place to turn

Holly Anderson did not start work at the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester during an easy time. Taking over as president of the organization two weeks after 9/11, Anderson entered the position at a time of great economic uncertainty. It ...

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Ensuring independence for disabled people is his goal

Though Marco Altieri’s home health care agency serves four counties, he still approaches his job with a personal touch. “I meet every client,” says the CEO of Angels in Your Home. Altieri began his career of service to others as ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards innovation honoree PharmaSmart International

PharmaSmart International Inc. is changing the way North America tracks hypertension. The company’s health kiosks and software are greatly expanding the ways in which blood pressure is understood and managed. “We consider ourselves experts in blood pressure management, and we ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards nurse honoree Sheila Miller-Serafin R.N.

Sheila Miller-Serafin began her professional career in education, working as a teacher and principal. She would later make a career change to nursing. “I was led to nursing because I found it to be a career where I could use ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards innovation honoree Todd Massey M.D.

Upstate New York’s only heart transplant program has advanced during its 13 years largely because of the work of Todd Massey M.D., surgical director of the University of Rochester Medical Center’s program in heart failure, artificial heart and transplantation. Massey, ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards special needs honoree Sharon Marble

After nearly 30 years, Sharon Marble of CDS Monarch Inc. still enjoys working with developmentally disabled people. “They’re so thankful, really, for all of the efforts that you put into your job,” says Marble, who is the agency’s executive vice ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards senior care honoree Daniel Katz

Daniel Katz believes in community-based programs for people with dementia. He has advocated for the model during the decade he has been president and CEO at Jewish Senior Life and during 15 years as a vice president at Stamford Hospital ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards nurse honoree Ann Harrington R.N.

Nursing was not Ann Harrington’s intended career. After college, she took a clerical job in a health care setting, where she interacted with several nurses. They made an impact. “They taught me, by mentoring and example, that the profession of ...

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2014 Best of the Web nominees

Banking and finance cnbank.com Canandaigua National Bank Website went live: 1998 Last major overhaul: 2010 Average number of page views per month: 600,000 Cost to create: NA Cost to maintain annually: NA Developed: Externally, by Martino Flynn (graphic design) and ...

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Meet, Play and Stay: Hotels

Belhurst Castle 4069 West Lake Road P.O. Box 609 Geneva, N.Y. 14456-0609 Phone: (315) 781-0201 Web: www.belhurst.com Email: info@belhurst.com General manager: Kevin Reeder Director of catering: Carmen Brennan-Bain Number of guest rooms: 47 Classroom seating: 175 Average rate for single-night ...

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Meet, Play and Stay: Conference Centers

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 General manager: Kathy Egan Director of sales: Kathy Egan, Deirdre King Number of guest rooms: 86 Capacity ...

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Meet, Stay and Play: Word from our sponsor

Dear Friends: Come meet—and play in Rochester! Holding your next meeting in Rochester can be affordable, successful—and fun. Take a look at what we have to offer, and then give VisitRochester a call. From our award-winning Rochester Riverside Convention Center ...

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