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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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