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“Building the Bridge Between Implementation Research and Implementation Practice”

CDIS Colloquium Series Co-Sponsored by CDIS, Richard Weber, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science Lisa Saldana, Ph.D. Building the Bridge Between Implementation Research and Implementation Practice Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at 11:00 am Lisa Saldana, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist Oregon Social Learning Center Lisa Saldana joined Oregon Social Learning Center in 2007. She [...]

By |2020-01-15T16:25:55-06:00December 13th, 2018|DOM CDIS Events|Comments Off on “Building the Bridge Between Implementation Research and Implementation Practice”

Celebrating The Life of Tom Stamos, MD, MPH, FACC

Dear Colleagues, It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend, Dr. Thomas Stamos, professor of medicine. Dr. Stamos was revered for his exemplary leadership. In the Division of Cardiology, he held positions as clinical chief, director of Heart Failure, director of the Echocardiography Lab, medical center director for [...]

By |2018-12-12T14:39:55-06:00December 12th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Celebrating The Life of Tom Stamos, MD, MPH, FACC

Making evidence-based decisions in reproductive medicine, Fertility and Sterility,Volume 110, Issue 7, December 2018(Pages 1227-1230)

Martins WP, Niederberger C, Nastri CO, Racowsky C "Making evidence-based decisions in reproductive medicine",  Fertility and Sterility,Volume 110, Issue 7, December 2018(Pages 1227-1230) Read abstract >

By |2018-12-10T13:30:21-06:00December 10th, 2018|Urology, Urology Publications|Comments Off on Making evidence-based decisions in reproductive medicine, Fertility and Sterility,Volume 110, Issue 7, December 2018(Pages 1227-1230)

IMARA to be adapted for adolescent girls and young women in South Africa

With support from the National Institutes of Health, the IMARA program, a sexual education and skills-building program designed to help reduce the incidence of new sexually transmitted infections, will be adapted for adolescent girls and young women in South Africa. This new grant was recently featured on UIC Today  and on the National Institute of Child and [...]

By |2019-11-19T16:08:08-06:00November 29th, 2018|DOM Center for Dissemination and Implementation News|Comments Off on IMARA to be adapted for adolescent girls and young women in South Africa

UIC Anesthesiology Faculty Making News

Newest Member of the Board of ASRA Effrossyni Gina Votta-Velis, MD PhD, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Dr. Votta-Velis is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology who has research interests in exploring the effects of Local Anesthetics on cancer. She also serves as our Pain Fellowship [...]

By |2018-11-20T14:51:11-06:00November 20th, 2018|Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on UIC Anesthesiology Faculty Making News

Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance (AHISA)

Geri Donenberg, director of the Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, is a member of the new Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance (AHISA), which aims to enhance the effective use of evidence and help overcome implementation challenges related to prevention, screening and treatment of HIV among adolescents (ages 15 to 24) in sub-Saharan Africa [...]

By |2019-11-19T16:09:57-06:00November 19th, 2018|DOM Center for Dissemination and Implementation News|Comments Off on Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance (AHISA)

Annual Conference 2018, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice,” October 26, 2018

Our Annual Conference, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice”, held on October 26, 2018, was a resounding success!  Registrants heard from and interacted with national and international Distinguished Faculty who provided state-of-the-art lectures on patient care topics. The Conference began with our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Erica Marsh, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and [...]

By |2018-11-14T11:54:58-06:00November 14th, 2018|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Annual Conference 2018, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice,” October 26, 2018

“The same code of silence haunts law enforcement and medicine” by Pilar Mercado, MD, featured in the Chicago Tribune

Dr. Pilar Mercado, is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology who serves in our Pediatric Anesthesiology Division. In the November 12, 2018 edition of the Chicago Tribune, she discusses the parallels of culture and practice between law enforcement and medicine and the importance of transparency and accountability in both fields. Please click below for article. https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-stress-workplace-culture-police-officers-doctors-1112-story.html

By |2018-11-13T06:45:55-06:00November 13th, 2018|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on “The same code of silence haunts law enforcement and medicine” by Pilar Mercado, MD, featured in the Chicago Tribune