Spencerport resident joins HCR Home Care

Stacy Wentworth, of Spencerport, recently joined HCR Home Care.

Wentworth will work as a physical therapist in Genesee and Orleans counties.

HCR Home Care provides home health services to patients, physicians and other health care professionals across the state.

Spencerport resident joins SWBR

Kandice Federico, of Spencerport, recently joined SWBR as an administrative assistant.

Federico will support the firm’s Rochester team with various business agreements, technical documents and proposals, and will manage workload for multiple projects.

She has over 10 years of administrative experience.

UR nursing professor receives research award

Hyekyun Rhee, of University of Rochester School of Nursing, recently received the 2017 Distinguished Nurse Researcher Award from Foundation of New York State Nurses.

The award honors nurse researchers who conduct studies that contribute to the nursing and patient care. Selection is based on the quality of research conducted, contributions to the science and art of nursing and health care, evidence of leadership in nursing research and dissemination of that research to the scientific and clinical communities.

Rhee’s work with teens with asthma has spurred innovative approaches to help them better manage their condition. Her line of research has focused on using technology and peer dynamics to improve asthma outcomes in adolescents. She helped to develop an award-winning wearable device that records and analyzes symptom patterns and triggers, leading to better condition self-management.