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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This premier meeting, the first otolaryngology meeting of its type, consistently draws an enthusiastic audience, both nationally and internationally. Click to read more.
The Now Hear This! Fund and Advisory Council was established in 2008 with a goal to help those with hearing loss. Click to read more.
One Voice Fund Gives Cancer Victims a Chance to Speak Again Click to learn more.
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 [...]
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. [...]