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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!

2016 OB/Gyn Faculty, Residents, and Midwives honored

At our annual resident gradaution and celebration, residents, midwives, and faculty were honored for their teaching, service, research and mentorship. The award for best third year resident research project (presented at our annual resident research day) was also awarded. The Winners are listed below. Congratulations to our faculty, midwives, fellow and residents award winners. [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:20:28+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on 2016 OB/Gyn Faculty, Residents, and Midwives honored

Rising Star Award

Gelila Goba, MD, MPH won the 2016 UIC College of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology Rising Star Award.  Dr. Goba won this award for establishing a formal partnership between the UIC Department of OB/Gyn and Mekelle University, Ethiopia, to support and improve the quality of their OB/Gyn residency program and provide faculty [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:19:31+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Rising Star Award

Vosges Haut-Chocolat Support Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) Program

Katrina Markoff, Founder & Head Chocolatier of Vosges Haut-Chocolat, hosted a chocolate tasting event at her Lincoln Park boutique on Wednesday, May 4th to support the Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and Hospital.  The event, held just prior to Mother's Day, brought together people [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:17:48+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Vosges Haut-Chocolat Support Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) Program

UIC Ob/Gyn Continues Work in Ethiopia

In March 2016, Dr. Humberto Scoccia, UIC Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI), Dr. Gelila Goba, Principal Investigator of the MELA Project, and two PGY 3 residents Dr. Rachel Harrison and Dr. Kristina Pontarelli travelled to Ayder Hospital in Mekelle, Ethiopia. The purpose of the trip was to introduce an REI [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:15:01+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on UIC Ob/Gyn Continues Work in Ethiopia