Career Development Award for sexual and reproductive health program for Latina adolescents and their mothers/female caregivers

Kate Merrill, PhD, received a K99/R00 award from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development. The study will address health disparities among Latina adolescents in partnership with community-based organizations in Chicago. Dr. Merrill and her team will adapt an evidence-based sexual and reproductive health intervention for Latina adolescents and their mothers/female caregivers and conduct a [...]

By |2022-01-27T16:07:10-06:00November 29th, 2021|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Diabetes Awareness Month   November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is one of the top 10 causes of death in this country, affecting 34.2 million Americans each year, including more than 800,000 Illinois residents. Those numbers are magnified in the UI Health service area, particularly among the African American and Hispanic populations. Dr. Brian Layden is [...]

Drs. Tamika Alexander and Catalin Buhimschi receive awards at the 2021 Faculty Recognition Ceremony

On November 11, 2021 the University of Illinois College of Medicine honored its Chicago campus faculty during the Faculty Recognition Ceremony at Student Center West. The ceremony honored recipients of the Rising Star and Faculty of the Year awards. Dr. Alexander was conferred the UIC College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology ”Faculty Rising [...]

By |2021-12-02T15:22:59-06:00November 19th, 2021|OB/GYN, OB/GYN - News|0 Comments

Small Business Innovation Research: Phat Life Plus Phase II

Geri Donenberg, PhD, Brenikki Floyd, PhD, and Nyssa Snow-Hill, PhD, with colleagues from Influents Innovations, Inc., David Smith, PhD, and Ed Feil, PhD, received funding from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to complete the technology-based training tool for juvenile justice staff to deliver PHAT (Preventing HIV/AIDS Among Teens) Life. The study seeks to increase uptake, dissemination, and [...]

By |2022-01-27T16:14:34-06:00November 1st, 2021|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments
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