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Miriam Redleaf, M.D. Honored for Work on Cued Speech

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:34+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Otolaryngology - News|Comments Off on Miriam Redleaf, M.D. Honored for Work on Cued Speech

H. Steven Sims, M.D. Named to Board of Illinois Math & Science Academy

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-08T12:25:48+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Otolaryngology - News|Comments Off on H. Steven Sims, M.D. Named to Board of Illinois Math & Science Academy

Dr. Valvessori Named Honorary Alumnus of the Year.

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. [...]

By | 2017-06-08T12:14:28+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Otolaryngology - News|Comments Off on Dr. Valvessori Named Honorary Alumnus of the Year.

Scaramella Lecture

Maria Siemionow, MD, PhD, DSc, is pictured here with Dr. J. Regain Thomas, Mansueto Professor & Department Head.  Dr. Siemionow was the Dr. Louis and Nina Scaramella lecturer on September 10, 2015.  Her lecture was titled “Ethical Challenges of Face Transplantation".

By | 2017-06-08T11:52:14+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Otolaryngology - Events|Comments Off on Scaramella Lecture

New Audiologists Join UI Team

Laurel Carmen Horne, Au.D, CCC-A, joined the Division of Audiology in March as Visiting Clinical Instructor. Dr. Horne returns to the Division, having done her externship at UI in 2011-2012, then a three-month stint as Clinical Instructor of Audiology. She was involved in the Hearing Assessment Reformation Project (HARP) during her time at [...]

By | 2017-06-08T11:43:15+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Otolaryngology - News|Comments Off on New Audiologists Join UI Team

Annual Conference, 2016 Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice” Chicago, October 27-28, 2016

Our Annual Conference, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice”, held on October 27-28, 2016, was a resounding success!  Over 100 registrants interacted with national and international Distinguished Faculty who provided state-of-the-art lectures on patient care topics. The Charles Sumner Bacon Lectureship was given by Dr. Mark Pearlman, the S. Jan Behrman Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology [...]

By | 2017-08-04T12:38:13+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Annual Conference, 2016 Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice” Chicago, October 27-28, 2016

Miscarriages May Be Prevented With Progesterone

This article was published on TIME.COM Well-timed doses of the hormone may help a woman's pregnancy For women who have had multiple miscarriages, a safe and inexpensive progesterone treatment may increase their chances of completing a pregnancy. In a new study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, two-thirds of women who used the [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:22:46+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Miscarriages May Be Prevented With Progesterone

Fellowship Match!

Two of our residents applied for fellowships this year, and both matched! One of our former fellows also matched! Please join us in congratulating our residents and alumni! We are also excited to welcome our new REI fellow, beginning in July, 2017. Dr. Tia Jackson Bey who [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:21:55+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Fellowship Match!