Ashley Kendall, PhD and the Project AIM team won an award for the Best Poster in Implementation Science at the 2022 Midwest Clinical and Translational Research Meeting in Chicago, for the poster "Applying the EPIS Framework to Adapt and Implement a Meditation App to Reduce Risk Behaviors with Justice-Involved Youth on Probation."
We are excited to welcome these amazing individuals to UIC Department of Medicine Residency Program. We look forward to meet you all! Congratulations!!!
Dr. Shannon MacLaughlan David awarded for the UI Cancer Center’s 2022 Community Outreach & Engagement Seed Grants
Congratulations to Dr. MacLaughlan David, whose project “Centering care with community stakeholders for innovative approach to cervical cancer control” has been awarded for the University of Illinois Cancer Center's 2022 Community Outreach & Engagement Seed Grants. Along with Drs. Caryn Peterson (Co-PI), Nada Hussein, and Christina Son, Shannon aims to address the need for engagement [...]
We are excited to have Dr. Fazal Khan present at Medicine Grand Rounds on March 15, 2022. Register at https://bit.ly/3JcEDWI to join us.
CDIS Faculty Affiliate, Andrea Pappalardo, MD and colleagues published findings on the self-efficacy among caregivers of children with food allergies. The study explored caregiver perceptions of how they cope and handle food allergy related events, as well as caregiver quality of life. In a diverse cohort of 365 caregivers, researchers found that greater self-efficacy was [...]
The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disease. It affects as many as one in 26 people in their lifetime and 50 million people worldwide. The hallmark of this chronic disorder is recurrent, unprovoked seizures that may involve part (partial) or the entire body (generalized) and are sometimes [...]
Dr. Jorge Rodriquez-Fernandez MD My name is Jorge Rodriguez-Fernandez M.D. Prior to graduating from the Neurology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, I went to medical school at Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia, and worked around five years in understanding brain function at Yale University and Columbia University. After graduating from [...]
Dr. Michael Carrithers, MD, Ph.D Through collaborations with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the Jesse Brown VA Hospital, new clinical and research programs in the Section of Neuroimmunology aim to discover the causes of inflammatory diseases of the brain and spinal cord and identify new treatments. These diseases include multiple sclerosis (MS) [...]
The Epilepsy Support Group The University of Illinois Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation and UI Health has started a support group for individuals living with a diagnosis of seizures and epilepsy. The group discussions include patients, caregivers, and care team members. Living an independent, productive and active life with epilepsy free of stigma [...]