Monthly Archives: April 2019

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New institute aims to put designers at the table for health care decision-making

The health care delivery spectrum (Illustration: Kim Erwin/UIC) The new Institute for Healthcare Delivery Design at the University of Illinois at Chicago has a unique mission: to transform the health care system into one that is intentionally and expertly designed with people — patients, families and clinicians — at the center. “We need [...]

By |2019-04-30T10:46:43-05:00April 30th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on New institute aims to put designers at the table for health care decision-making

UIC Global Women’s Health at 10th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (March 2019)

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) supports academic institutions and partners to improve the wellbeing of people and the planet through education, research, service, and advocacy. The 10th Annual CUGH conference was held from March 8-10, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Host institutions included the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Herida, Northwestern [...]

By |2019-04-26T11:13:23-05:00April 26th, 2019|OB/GYN - Global Women's Health|Comments Off on UIC Global Women’s Health at 10th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (March 2019)

UIC Global Women’s Health at 10th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (March 2019)

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) supports academic institutions and partners to improve the wellbeing of people and the planet through education, research, service, and advocacy. The 10th Annual CUGH conference was held from March 8-10, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Host institutions included the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Herida, Northwestern [...]

By |2019-04-26T11:10:07-05:00April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UIC Global Women’s Health at 10th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (March 2019)

UIC OBGYN Department welcomes Jessica George as incoming Global Women’s Health Fellow (February 2019)

Dr. Jessica George grew up in Lincolnshire, Illinois, and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After her undergraduate studies, Dr. George joined Teach for America and taught high school biology in Louisiana. After Teach for America, Dr. George attended the University of Illinois at Chicago for her medical education. During medical school, [...]

By |2019-04-26T11:02:51-05:00April 26th, 2019|OB/GYN - Global Women's Health|Comments Off on UIC OBGYN Department welcomes Jessica George as incoming Global Women’s Health Fellow (February 2019)

Dr. Gelila Goba Named First Martin-Peterson Awardee (December 2017)

Congratulations to Gelila Goba, MD, MPH, the first recipient of the Martin-Peterson Global Health Scholar Award! Dr. Goba has spent more than 20 years dedicated to improving women’s healthcare in Ethiopia and the United States. Her commitment to women’s health was shaped by growing up in Ethiopia in the 1970s/80s, when women had [...]

By |2019-04-26T10:51:23-05:00April 26th, 2019|OB/GYN - Global Women's Health|Comments Off on Dr. Gelila Goba Named First Martin-Peterson Awardee (December 2017)

CDIS Colloquium Series – “Juvenile Justice Reform: Seeking to Improve Procedural Justice for Youth”

CDIS Colloquium Series Co-Sponsored by CDIS, Richard Weber, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science “Juvenile Justice Reform: Seeking to Improve Procedural Justice for Youth” Matthew Aalsma, MA, PhD, HSPP Professor of Pediatrics Indiana University School of Medicine Thursday, May 9th, 2019 11:00am — 12:30pm College of Medicine Research Building 909 S. Wolcott, Room [...]

By |2019-04-23T12:49:48-05:00April 23rd, 2019|DOM CDIS Events|Comments Off on CDIS Colloquium Series – “Juvenile Justice Reform: Seeking to Improve Procedural Justice for Youth”

Dr. Susan Bleasdale weighs in on new drug resistant fungus

Dr. Susan Bleasdale is quoted in an article on CNN.com about the new multi-drug resistant fungus Candida auris, which is taking hold at hospitals across the country. The patients Dr. Bleasdale has seen in Illinois, for example, are chronically ill people who acquired the fungus in long-term care facilities, where they receive a number of [...]

By |2019-04-10T12:13:42-05:00April 10th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Dr. Susan Bleasdale weighs in on new drug resistant fungus

“A system for the synthesis of nanoparticles by laser ablation in liquid that is remotely controlled with PC or smartphone.”  Rev Sci Instrum. 2019 Mar;90(3):033902. doi: 10.1063/1.5083811

Crivellaro S, Guadagnini A, Arboleda DM, Schinca D, Amendola V. "A system for the synthesis of nanoparticles by laser ablation in liquid that is remotely controlled with PC or smartphone."  Rev Sci Instrum. 2019 Mar;90(3):033902. doi: 10.1063/1.5083811. Read abstract >

By |2019-04-09T10:49:06-05:00April 9th, 2019|Urology, Urology Publications|Comments Off on “A system for the synthesis of nanoparticles by laser ablation in liquid that is remotely controlled with PC or smartphone.”  Rev Sci Instrum. 2019 Mar;90(3):033902. doi: 10.1063/1.5083811

Partial versus radical nephrectomy in very elderly patients: a propensity score analysis of surgical, functional and oncologic outcomes (RESURGE project). World J Urol. 2019 Apr 1. doi: 10.1007/s00345-019-02665-2.

Mir MC, Pavan N, Capitanio U, Antonelli A, Derweesh I, Rodriguez-Faba O, Linares E, Takagi T, Rha KH, Fiori C, Maurer T, Zang C, Mottrie A, Umari P, Long JA, Fiard G, De Nunzio C, Tubaro A, Tracey AT, Ferro M, De Cobelli O, Micali S, Bevilacqua L, Torres J, Schips L, Castellucci R, [...]

By |2019-04-09T10:41:34-05:00April 9th, 2019|Urology, Urology Publications|Comments Off on Partial versus radical nephrectomy in very elderly patients: a propensity score analysis of surgical, functional and oncologic outcomes (RESURGE project). World J Urol. 2019 Apr 1. doi: 10.1007/s00345-019-02665-2.