Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Dr. Kent Hoskins receives grant for expansion of breast cancer program

On June 4, 2017, Jill Surdyka, Director, Community Engagement, Avon Breast Cancer Crusade presented Dr. Kent Hoskins with a $75,000 grant. The grant will support expansion of the breast cancer navigation program which is a key part of the breast program’s efforts to improve access and timeliness of care for underserved women in the community who are [...]

By |2017-07-05T11:52:44-05:00June 26th, 2017|DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Dr. Kent Hoskins receives grant for expansion of breast cancer program

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 1 of this year, and as Head of the Department of Ophthalmology since 2006. The UIC News Bureau issued the [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:43:06-05:00June 23rd, 2017|Ophthalmology News Archive 2011|Comments Off on Provost Kaufman appoints Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA Dean of the College of Medicine

Dr. Lawrence Feldman Appointed to IASLC Program Committee

Dr. Lawrence Feldman, associate professor of clinical medicine, was appointed to the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Program Committee for the Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. The committee is  responsible for organizing the symposium. The symposium will take place from September 14‐16, 2017 at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago.  Learn more [...]

By |2017-08-02T15:17:14-05:00June 19th, 2017|DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Dr. Lawrence Feldman Appointed to IASLC Program Committee

Dr. Brad Biegler, Dr. Barb Jericho, and Janine Daniel Among Those Honored At Graduation Dinner

June 11, 2017 The Department’s annual graduation dinner celebration was on Saturday night, June 10th at The Montgomery Club of Chicago. Barb Jericho, MD won the Outstanding Teacher award, selected and presented by the residents, and Brad Biegler, MD won the prestigious Robert D. Dripps, MD Memorial Award as outstanding graduating resident, selected by the department’s faculty. Rohit Choudhary, MD received [...]

By |2017-08-31T12:51:09-05:00June 11th, 2017|Anesthesiology - News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dr. Brad Biegler, Dr. Barb Jericho, and Janine Daniel Among Those Honored At Graduation Dinner

Clinical trial tests cord tissue to treat macular degeneration

UIC News Release Clinical trial tests cord tissue to treat macular degeneration Sharon Parmet July 20, 2016 UIC is part of a national phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and tolerability of using cells derived from umbilical cord tissue to treat age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of vision [...]

By |2018-03-21T16:32:14-05:00June 8th, 2017|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on Clinical trial tests cord tissue to treat macular degeneration

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 [...]

By |2017-06-08T12:28:34-05:00June 8th, 2017|Otolaryngology - News|Comments Off on Miriam Redleaf, M.D. Honored for Work on Cued Speech

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 [...]

By |2017-06-08T12:25:48-05:00June 8th, 2017|Otolaryngology - News|Comments Off on H. Steven Sims, M.D. Named to Board of Illinois Math & Science Academy