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Upcoming Event: October 13, 2017

An Invitation to Good Health and Lasting Happiness - Dr. Sanjiv Chopra Presented by the Department of Medicine - A Richard Weber, MD Supported Lecture

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Division of Cardiology welcomes Dr. Elliott Groves

The Division of Cardiology welcomes in cardiologist, Elliott Groves. Dr. Groves is an interventional cardiologist who joined the faculty at UIC to develop a program in structural heart interventions. After completing undergraduate and master degrees in bioengineering, Dr. Groves worked in the biomedical industry. He completed his medical degree at Northwestern University. He completed a [...]

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Overcoming past mistakes with patients in medical research

Dr. Robert Winn, associate vice chancellor for health affairs and director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, is quoted in an article in Modern Healthcare on building trust among patients considering enrolling in clinical trials. UI Health is one of the institutions taking part in the All of Us Precision Medicine Program, an NIH-funded [...]

By | 2017-09-06T13:30:24+00:00 August 17th, 2017|DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Overcoming past mistakes with patients in medical research

Drs. Layden and Wicksteed published in Endocrinology

Drs. Brian Layden and Barton Wicksteed recently published in Endocrinology, “Incretin‐Based Therapies: Revisiting Their Mode of Action”, highlighting now an important class of diabetes and obesity drug works. The full article can be found on the Endocrinology website at https://academic.oup.com/endo/article/158/6/1560/3859567/

By | 2017-07-26T12:47:39+00:00 July 26th, 2017|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Drs. Layden and Wicksteed published in Endocrinology

AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Monday, September 25, 2017

“Outcomes of a Clinical Pharmacist ‐ Community Health Worker Team to Address Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes” Speaker: Lisa K. Sharp, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Systems Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy University of Illinois Chicago Monday, September 25, 2017 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm COMRB Room 2175 909 S Wolcott A light lunch [...]

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Save the Date! UI Health Heart Walk

Heart Walk season is in full effect! Save The Date: 09.22.17. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke. To learn more or join our team visit http://www2.heart.org/goto/UIC_HeartAndSole

By | 2017-07-21T13:22:33+00:00 July 21st, 2017|DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Save the Date! UI Health Heart Walk

Dr. Kevin Haas receives Respiratory Health Association Award

Dr. Kevin Haas received a Respiratory Health Association (RHS) award for his research entitled “Pulmonary Nodule Diagnostic and Therapeutic Timeliness Study (PuNDiTT)”. On hand to present the award were Mr. Joel Africk, President & Chief Executive Officer of Respiratory Health Association and DOM faculty Dr. Kevin Kovitz (Pulmonary) and Dr. Lawrence Feldman (Hematology/Oncology). The RHA [...]

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2017 Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (ARM)

Denise Hynes, PhD, MPH, RD, along with Ifeanyi “Beverly” Chukwudozie, MPH, presented posters at the 2017 Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (ARM) held June 25th through June 27th in New Orleans, LA. ARM shares important finds, showcases the latest evidence, and moves research into action to improve health and health care. The meeting features compelling [...]

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Trial to compare injection to daily pills for HIV prevention

The University of Illinois at Chicago will begin recruiting participants for a clinical trial to compare the efficacy of a newly-developed injectable drug to prevent new infections of the HIV virus with Truvada, the only FDA-approved drug currently available to prevent the spread of HIV. Truvada, approved in 2012, is a pill that is taken [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:45:45+00:00 July 21st, 2017|DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Trial to compare injection to daily pills for HIV prevention

Growing Transplantation Program

In the latest UI Health News video, Dr. Barish hosts Dr. Enrico Benedetti, head of the Department of Surgery, and Dr. David Perkins, director of research for transplantation at UIC, to discuss UI Health's growing transplantation program. The Division of Transplantation is one of the premier transplant programs in Chicago and Illinois and last year [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:17:51+00:00 July 21st, 2017|DOM Nephrology News|Comments Off on Growing Transplantation Program