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Two OB/Gyns named among Chicago Top Doctors!

Two of our physicians, Dr. Mary Stephenson and Dr. Humberto Scoccia, were highlighted in the January 2016 issue of Chicago Magazine as being among Chicago's Top Doctors. Honorees were nominated by physicians nationwide who were asked to consider such factors as clinical excellence, bedside manner, education and board certification. Chicago magazine worked with the [...]

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OB/Gyn works with the March of Dimes to reduce premature births

The March of Dimes has chosen the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System as the Illinois site to implement its new program "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait", designed to reduce preterm delivery. To support this program, UI Health will receive $40,000 a year for three years from the March of Dimes. [...]

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Annual Conference, 2015

Our Annual Conference, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice” was a resounding success with over 100 registrants each day to listen to national/international distinguished faculty from across the United States who took multidisciplinary perspectives on patient care in OB/Gyn. Charles Sumner Bacon Lectureship Distinguished faculty, Dr. Suzie As-Sanie (Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, [...]

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The Mela Project

At the end of September, 2015, Dr. Mary Stephenson (Department Head), Dr. Humberto Scoccia, Dr. William Kobak, Dr. Dimitrios Mastrogiannis, and Dr. Tamika Alexander, led by Dr. Gelila Goba spent a week in Tigray, Ethiopia as part of the Mela Project.  The goal of the project was to increase the number of OB/Gyns in [...]

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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 MFM fellow, beginning in July, 2015. Dr. Abida Hasan will be joining us as our new [...]

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The College of Medicine Robert and Mary Sweeney Faculty Excellence Society

The late Raymond Nester Sweeney, MD ’68 was the son of a policeman who grew up in modest circumstances. He attributed his success as a radiologist to the excellent, affordable education he received at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.In gratitude, he left his medical school alma mater one of the largest estate [...]

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In the news

In the news Dr. Mary Stephenson, professor and head of obstetrics and gynecology, is mentioned in an article in the Wall Street Journal on recurrent miscarriage and research into its causes. Dr. Stephenson established the recurrent pregnancy loss program at UI Health, and is conducting research on genes that may contribute to multiple miscarriages. [...]

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