News Archive 2011 2017-06-23T10:29:46+00:00

News Archive 2011

 

Archived Highlights

  • Provost Kaufman appoints Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA Dean of the College of Medicine

Provost Kaufman appoints Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA Dean of the College of Medicine

December 16, 2011 Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA begins his appointment as Dean of the College of Medicine today, December 16, 2011. Dr. Azar, a renowned clinician-scientist and ophthalmologist, served as Interim Dean since May [...]

  • Dr. Thasarat Vajaranant

Minimally invasive procedure helps patients with glaucoma

December 30, 2011 Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary Offers New Option Against Second Leading Cause of Blindness Ophthalmologists at the University of Illinois Medical Center will soon offer a new minimally invasive alternative to [...]

  • Larry Tobacman, MD

Larry Tobacman, MD to chair Search Committee for Ophthalmology Head

December 18, 2011 Larry Tobacman, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Research in the College of Medicine, has been named Chair of the Search Committee for a new Ophthalmology Department Head. Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA, [...]

  • Eight Physicians Named to Chicago Magazine’s Annual Top Doctors List

Eight Physicians Named to Chicago Magazine’s Annual Top Doctors List

December 16, 2011 Chicago's Top Doctors Eight physicians from UIC’s Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary have ranked on the prestigious Chicago’s Top Doctors 2012 list, compiled by Chicago magazine and featured in the January [...]

  • Joel Sugar, MD, assumes duties as Interim Head of the Department of Ophthalmology

Joel Sugar, MD, assumes duties as Interim Head of the Department of Ophthalmology

December 16, 2011 Dean Dimitri Azar announced the appointment of Joel Sugar, MD, as Interim Department Head of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences today, December 16, 2011.  Dr. Sugar previously served as Interim Head in [...]

  • Dr. Dimitri Azar

UI Board of Trustees approves appointment of Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA as Dean of the College of Medicine

December 16, 2011 Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA begins his appointment as Dean of the College of Medicine today, December 16, 2011. Dr. Azar, a renowned clinician-scientist and ophthalmologist, served as Interim Dean since May [...]

  • Patients clockwise: Donovan Hopson, Catherine Jenks, Liliana Vujic, and Amaris Stokes

Tissue Donors Change Four Young Lives Forever “The gift of sight gives patients a brighter future”

December 3, 2011 Four young patients recently seen in the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (IEEI), the patient care and education center of the UIC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, were featured on [...]

  • Donors Make the Difference Resident Class of 2011 Pledges Support for Residency Program

Donors Make the Difference: Resident Class of 2011 Pledges Support for Residency Program

November 1, 2011The six residents who graduated in June 2011 from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences program announced a group pledge of $3,000 to support resident education at the June 24th Alumni/Resident Day. [...]

  • NAION Clinical Trial Held at UIC

NAION Clinical Trial Held at UIC

October 18, 2011 Newly Diagnosed Patients Sought for Unique Study Heather Moss, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, is conducting the first-ever human clinical trials for patients recently diagnosed with Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic [...]

  • ISPB Grants Awarded to Five UIC Doctors Critical Research Grants Support the Fight Against Blindness

ISPB Grants Awarded to Five UIC Doctors, Critical Research Grants Support the Fight Against Blindness

October 3, 2011 Critical Research Grants Support the Fight Against Blindness The Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, UIC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is known for its cutting-edge research into the cause and [...]

  • Chancellor's fund supports multidisciplinary project in Corneal Neurobiology Laboratory

Chancellor’s fund supports multidisciplinary project in Corneal Neurobiology Laboratory

March 23, 2011 Sandeep Jain, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Corneal Neurobiology Laboratory has received start-up funding for a project with Craig Foster, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Civil and [...]

  • Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group names Dr. Ben Ticho to Executive Committee

Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group names Dr. Ben Ticho to Executive Committee

March 14, 2011 Dr. Ben Ticho with patientBenjamin Ticho, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, was recently appointed to the Executive Committee of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG), a collaborative network of [...]

  • Dr. Dimitri Azar appointed interim Dean, College of Medicine and Head, Department of Ophthalmology

Dr. Dimitri Azar appointed interim Dean, College of Medicine and Head, Department of Ophthalmology

March 10, 2011 Dr. Dimitri AzarJerry L. Bauman, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, announced today the appointment of Dimitri T. Azar as Interim Dean of the College of Medicine, effective May [...]

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