Department of Medicine Scholarly Activities Day

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Navigating intersecting public health crises: a qualitative study of people with opioid use disorders’ experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic

Monte Staton, PhD and colleagues explored the need for complementary qualitative research aimed at identifying how people with opioid use disorder (OUD) are understanding, experiencing, and navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. This study looked at semi-structured qualitative interviews with 25 individuals in Chicago, the majority of which had received methadone treatment during the pandemic. Thematic inductive [...]

By |2022-08-18T10:58:54-05:00February 25th, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

UI Health Radiologists Recognized by Castle Connolly Top Doctors for 2022

The UI Health Department of Radiology is pleased to announce that five of our doctors were named to the Castle Connolly Top Doctors list of 2022. Those physicians honored are: Dr. Charles E. Ray, Dr. Erin Neuschler, Dr. Michael Bresler, Dr. James Bui and Dr. Keith Thulborn. Together, these physicians represent several specialties and services [...]

By |2022-11-15T08:45:04-06:00February 23rd, 2022|Radiology News|0 Comments

CDIS Colloquium Series – Jaime Hughes, PhD

Implementation strategies for widespread scaling of evidence-based programs into an integrated healthcare system Thursday, April 21, 2022 1:00pm-2:30pm via Zoom Register in advance: Jaime M. Hughes, PhD, MPH, MSW Assistant Professor Department of Implementation Science Section on Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine Wake Forest School of Medicine A behavioral scientist turned implementation scientist, Dr. Hughes [...]

By |2022-02-22T14:39:17-06:00February 22nd, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

The Impact of COVID-19 Among Black Girls: A Social-Ecological Perspective

CDIS Faculty Affiliate, Natasha Crooks, PhD, RN, and colleagues explored the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black girls' physical, psychological, and sexual development. Utilizing the social-ecological model findings revealed themes related to the individual-, interpersonal-, institutional-, and community-level changes that Black girls experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Black adolescent girls need opportunities to discuss [...]

By |2022-02-25T08:54:57-06:00February 22nd, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Comparing the Sexual and Mental Health of Justice-involved Youth Across Gender and Sexual Orientation

CDIS Researchers examined the differences in sexual and mental health of justice-involved youth across gender and sexual orientation. The sample included 347 probation-involved youth recruited as part of PHAT Life, an HIV/STI, mental health, and substance use prevention program. The findings showed that, female and non-heterosexual youth were less likely than male and heterosexual youth [...]

By |2022-02-25T08:57:37-06:00February 20th, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Congratulations to our 2nd Quarter FY22 Top Box Docs!

We are thrilled to share with you that in the second quarter of FY22 these Department of Medicine physicians achieved 100% Top Box Scores for 'Recommend this Provider Office,' 'Rate the Provider (0-10),' and 'Physician Communication Quality.'Congratulations!

Patients with CKD at increased risk for death depending on usual source of care

Dr. Stephanie Toth-Manikowski is featured in Helio/Nephrology News and Issues discussing the CRIC Sudy's latest publication, "Emergency Department/ Urgent Care as Usual Source of Care and Clinical Outcomes in CKD: Findings From the CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) Study." “We hypothesized that patients who use the [ED] or urgent care (as opposed to a clinic) [...]

By |2022-02-11T12:29:40-06:00February 11th, 2022|DOM Nephrology News|0 Comments
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