Monthly Archives: November 2018

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CDIS Colloquium Series – How Education Impacts HIV Acquisition among Adolescent Girls and Young Women

      How Education Impacts HIV Acquisition among Adolescent Girls and Young Women Marie Stoner, PhD Postdoctoral Research Associate, Carolina Population Center University of North Carolina Friday, December 14th at 2:00 PM College of Medicine Research Building, room 3175      

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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 [...]

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CDIS Colloquium Series – Mental Health and HIV Prevention among Women in sub-Saharan Africa

    Mental Health and HIV Prevention among Women in sub-Saharan Africa Jennifer Velloza, MPH, PhD Candidate International Clinical Research Center University of Washington Tuesday, December 11th at 2:00 PM College of Medicine Research Building, room 3175    

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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 [...]

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CDIS Colloquium Series – Advancing Intervention Science and Promoting Health Equity Using Innovative Quantitative Methods

Advancing Intervention Science and Promoting Health Equity Using Innovative Quantitative Methods Bethany C. Bray, PhD Associate Research Professor College of Health and Human Development, Penn State Associate Director, The Methodology Center Friday, December 7th at 2:00 PM College of Medicine Research Building, room 3175        

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CDIS Colloquium Series – Faith Matters: Implementing Evidence Based HIV Interventions for African Americans

Faith Matters: Implementing Evidence Based HIV Interventions for African Americans Jennifer M. Stewart, PhD, RN Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Community Public Health Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM College of Medicine Research Building, room 5175    

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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“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

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