Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Dr. Ronald F. Albrecht, 1937-2017

August 31, 2017 Dr. Ronald F. Albrecht, Emeritus Professor and former Head of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, passed away this morning. Dr. Albrecht received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and subsequently earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in [...]

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ASA Committee Appointments

August 31, 2017 Department Faculty Named to National ASA Committees The following faculty members have distinguished themselves and UIC Anesthesiology by being appointed by ASA President Jeffery Plagenhoef, MD to serve on national ASA committees: Heather Nixon, MD - Committee on OB Anesthesia Jacqueline Galvin, MD – PBDL Committee; Educational Track Subcommittee on OB Anesthesia [...]

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Division of Cardiology welcomes Dr. Elliott Groves

The Division of Cardiology welcomes in cardiologist, Elliott Groves. Dr. Groves is an interventional cardiologist who joined the faculty at UIC to develop a program in structural heart interventions. After completing undergraduate and master degrees in bioengineering, Dr. Groves worked in the biomedical industry. He completed his medical degree at Northwestern University. He completed a [...]

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Dr. Randal Dull Headline Speaker At Recent Enhanced Recovery Program Conference

Dr. Randal Dull, MD PhD and Monty Mythen, MD, Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care, National Clinical Adviser, Enhanced Recovery Partnership, United Kingdom were the headline speakers at the Peri-Operative Goal Directed Fluid Therapy (PGDT) for Enhanced Recovery Programs hosted by Edwards Life Sciences. The seminar was held at the Oak Brook Marriott and was [...]

By |2017-10-03T08:37:46-05:00August 20th, 2017|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on Dr. Randal Dull Headline Speaker At Recent Enhanced Recovery Program Conference

Dr. Steven Roth’s Lab Receives Award From Chicago Biomedical Consortium

July 10, 2017 The lab of Steven Roth, MD has been honored with a Catalyst Award from the Chicago Biological Consortium (CBC). The grant funds a joint project with Dr. Ernesto Bongarzone (Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago Anatomy/Cell Biology), and Dr. Joshua Leonard (Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Northwestern). The investigators will be developing engineered extracellular vesicles [...]

By |2017-08-31T18:17:08-05:00August 18th, 2017|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on Dr. Steven Roth’s Lab Receives Award From Chicago Biomedical Consortium

Overcoming past mistakes with patients in medical research

Dr. Robert Winn, associate vice chancellor for health affairs and director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, is quoted in an article in Modern Healthcare on building trust among patients considering enrolling in clinical trials. UI Health is one of the institutions taking part in the All of Us Precision Medicine Program, an NIH-funded [...]

By |2017-09-06T13:30:24-05:00August 17th, 2017|DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Overcoming past mistakes with patients in medical research

Dr. Paisansathan Elected Secretary-Treasurer Of SNACC

Chanannait Paisansathan, MD was recently elected secretary-treasurer of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC). The mission of the Society is to advance the art and science of the care of the neurologically impaired patient through education, training and research in perioperative neuroscience.

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UIC Anesthesiology Department well represented at SOAAP Annual Meeting

May 15, 2017 UIC Anesthesiology Department was well represented at Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Annual Meeting. Residents, Dr. Corrie Burke, Dr. Brittany Bond, Dr. Erin Haggerty and Dr. Jarna Shah all presented challenging cases. From Our faculty, Drs. Galvan, Kim and Nixon also presented their work. [...]

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