Monthly Archives: March 2012

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UIC’s Pediatric Ophthalmology Service Joins PEDIG, Membership opens the door to more clinical research

March 22, 2012 Iris Kassem, MD, PhD Thanks to the efforts of Iris Kassem, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service was recently approved for membership in the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG). Partnering with this international group translates into more opportunities for UIC to [...]

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A Fresh Approach to Ophthalmology Dr. Amir Mehralian makes rotation fun for medical students

March 21, 2012 Amir Mehralian, MD, Assistant Director of the Ophthalmology Education Program, laughs when he thinks back two years ago to the state of the student “lounge” at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (IEEI). “It was like a storage room,” exclaims Dr. Mehralian. “The students couldn’t even all fit in there.” Feedback [...]

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Earl Butler: A Patient Study in Success A teenager’s sight is saved at UIC

March 21, 2012 Earl Butler: A Patient Study in Success Dr. Thasarat Vajaranant and patient, Earl Butler A teenager’s sight is saved at UIC In 2007, Earl Butler was a typical Chicago teenager in high school. He began experiencing vision problems and got a new pair of glasses, thinking that his prescription [...]

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Making it real

The baby’s lips are turning blue. As the nursing students work to restart his breathing, he begins to cry — and they breathe sighs of relief. But Jesse isn’t a human baby — he's a high-tech mannequin. Watch the video!

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Society For Simulation in Healthcare 1st Place – Technology Innovation Abstract Award

The development of an innovative Augmented Reality simulator resulted in a First Place Abstract award at the International Meeting of Simulation in Healthcare in San Diego in January 2016. Luciano C, Van meter A, Matulaquaskas M, Kania P, Banerjee P, Yudkowsky R: Haptic augmented reality lumbar puncture simulator: pilot evaluation (Abstract) Simulation in Healthcare [...]

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