Norm & Company: Dr. Elizabeth McAnarney

(Rochester, New York) – Dr. Elizabeth McAnarney, Professor and Chair Emerita at the University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine, joins WXXI President Norm Silverstein for an episode of Norm & Company. Dr. McAnarney shares stories of growing up in post World War II, her work as a pioneering pediatrician in the Rochester community, her vision for the care of children in the future, and her mentors, role models, and lessons for the future. Norm & Company: Dr. Elizabeth McAnarney airs Saturday, December 21 at 6 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Dr. McAnarney was the first woman to chair the Department of Pediatrics at URMC. She earned the Albert Kaiser Medal from the Rochester Academy of Medicine (2003), the 18th annual Athena Award from the Women's Council of the Rochester Business Alliance, Inc., and the Crystal Heart Award from the Ronald McDonald House. She also serves as a member of the board of directors at Nazareth College and EquiCenter.

Norm & Company is a half-hour series hosted by WXXI President Norm Silverstein. In each episode, Norm speaks with a long-time Rochesterian as he or she recounts fascinating stories about Western New York. To learn more, visit:

Pictured: Dr. Dr. Elizabeth McAnarney



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