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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

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 [...]

By | 2017-07-21T15:46:58+00:00 July 21st, 2017|DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Dr. Kevin Haas receives Respiratory Health Association Award

Dr. Robert Winn Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Robert Winn, Professor or Medicine, received the Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Cancer Institute. Lifetime Achievement honorees are former CURE scholars who have successfully navigated the CURE pipeline. They are leaders in their fields and have made significant contributions to cancer research and workforce diversity. Dr. Winn acknowledges that [...]

By | 2017-07-25T10:19:07+00:00 July 5th, 2017|DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Dr. Robert Winn Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Dustin Fraidenburg Attends American Thoracic Society to Discuss Policy Priorities

On March 29, 2017, over 40 American Thoracic Society (ATS) members and patient advocates traveled to Capitol Hill to encourage increased research funding, health care reform that ensures affordable health insurance coverage and legislation to expand research and treatment for veterans with burn pit exposures. ATS members came from 23 states across the country to [...]

By | 2017-07-25T10:25:52+00:00 April 25th, 2017|DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Dr. Dustin Fraidenburg Attends American Thoracic Society to Discuss Policy Priorities