July 10, 2017 The lab of Steven Roth, MD has been honored with a Catalyst Award from the Chicago Biological Consortium (CBC). The grant funds a joint project with Dr. Ernesto Bongarzone (Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago Anatomy/Cell Biology), and Dr. Joshua Leonard (Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Northwestern). The investigators will be developing engineered extracellular vesicles [...]
May 15, 2017 UIC Anesthesiology Department was well represented at Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Annual Meeting. Residents, Dr. Corrie Burke, Dr. Brittany Bond, Dr. Erin Haggerty and Dr. Jarna Shah all presented challenging cases. From Our faculty, Drs. Galvan, Kim and Nixon also presented their work. [...]
June 11, 2017 The Department’s annual graduation dinner celebration was on Saturday night, June 10th at The Montgomery Club of Chicago. Barb Jericho, MD won the Outstanding Teacher award, selected and presented by the residents, and Brad Biegler, MD won the prestigious Robert D. Dripps, MD Memorial Award as outstanding graduating resident, selected by the department’s faculty. Rohit Choudhary, MD received [...]
This premier meeting, the first otolaryngology meeting of its type, consistently draws an enthusiastic audience, both nationally and internationally. Click to read more.
The Now Hear This! Fund and Advisory Council was established in 2008 with a goal to help those with hearing loss. Click to read more.
One Voice Fund Gives Cancer Victims a Chance to Speak Again Click to learn more.
Dr. Redleaf to be honored by Wheeling School for advocacy and advancement of cued speech Miriam I. Redleaf, M.D. will be presented with a Miracle Achievement Award in May for her promotion of cued speech, an alternative form of communication used for the hearing-impaired, by Wheeling’s Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School in [...]
Mae Jemison, M.D., the Chicago native, Cornell Medical School graduate, and first African-American woman in space, is also a lifelong dancer and choreographer. Dr. Jemison has long blended her artistic and scientific/medical interests seamlessly into her life and work. To some, the connection between dance and space, or dance and medicine, is unclear, even [...]
Galdino E. Valvassori, M.D. (left) who retired in March as Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Radiology, has been named the Department’s Honorary Alumnus of the Year, said Department Head J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (right). Dr. Valvassori served 50 years with UI, including 48 with the Department, which he joined in 1967. [...]