Dr. Jonathan Radosta awarded UI Health CARE Award

Left to Right: Drs. Patricia Finn (Chair of Medicine), Jonathan Radosta, Rachel Caskey (Chief of Academic Internal Medicine) On Wednesday, August 5, Dr. Jonathan Radosta was surprised with a UI Health CARE Award. Recipients of the CARE Award have demonstrated the following: Demonstrates the core values of UI Health: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and [...]

By |2020-08-05T14:19:40-05:00August 5th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Dr. Jonathan Radosta awarded UI Health CARE Award

Dr. Rachel Caskey recipient of the 2019 UIC Distinguished Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award

Dr. Rachel Caskey, associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, was chosen as a recipient of the 2019 UIC Distinguished Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award. The Research and Scholarship Annual Award competition celebrates the efforts and commitment of individuals who are making exceptional progress advancing knowledge in their areas of research and [...]

By |2020-02-25T13:48:38-06:00February 25th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Dr. Rachel Caskey recipient of the 2019 UIC Distinguished Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award

Dr. Alana Biggers recipient of the 2019 UIC Rising Star Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award

Dr. Alana Biggers, assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, was chosen as a recipient of the 2019 UIC Rising Star Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award. The Research and Scholarship Annual Award competition celebrates the efforts and commitment of individuals who are making exceptional progress advancing knowledge in their areas of research [...]

By |2020-02-25T13:39:53-06:00February 25th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Dr. Alana Biggers recipient of the 2019 UIC Rising Star Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award

Save the Date: Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – January 23, 2020

UIC, IDPH receive $9.5M for maternal outcomes improvement project

A $9.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will help the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Department of Public Health improve maternal outcomes in Illinois. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pregnancy-related mortality has increased steadily over the last 30 years. The number of deaths [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:33:57-06:00November 20th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on UIC, IDPH receive $9.5M for maternal outcomes improvement project

Department of Medicine FY2018 Annual Report

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to present our inaugural Annual Report of the Department of Medicine (DOM) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. The report highlights accomplishments for the fiscal year 2018. Since arriving in the DOM, it has been my pleasure to welcome seven new division chiefs, all who are [...]

Univision Chicago interviewed Dr. Olga Garcia-Bedoya about the All of Us Research Program

Univision Chicago interviewed Dr. Olga Garcia-Bedoya, associate professor of medicine in the division of academic internal medicine, about the All of Us Research Program and the unveiling a new mobile research clinic. Watch the story online: https://bit.ly/2YevNQg UIC’s All of Us Research Program is part of the Illinois Precision Medicine Consortium. All of Us is [...]

By |2019-05-17T10:37:39-05:00May 17th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Univision Chicago interviewed Dr. Olga Garcia-Bedoya about the All of Us Research Program

Integrated Therapy Treating Obesity and Depression is Effective

An intervention combining behavioral weight loss treatment and problem-solving therapy with as-needed antidepressant medication for participants with co-occurring obesity and depression improved weight loss and depressive symptoms compared with routine physician care, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Obesity and depression commonly occur together. Approximately 43 percent of adults with [...]

By |2019-03-06T11:16:16-06:00March 5th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Integrated Therapy Treating Obesity and Depression is Effective

22 department of medicine providers named among the region’s top physicians

Twenty two department of medicine providers were named among the region's top physicians by Castle Connolly, the consumer healthcare guide. Seven of the recognized providers were featured in Chicago magazine's January 2019 "Top Doctors" list. More News

Developing an automated virtual health coach

An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create an SMS-based virtual health coach that would help overweight people set and achieve healthy eating and exercise goals. The $1.2 million, four-year grant will enable the development of an automated virtual health [...]

By |2018-10-22T15:52:19-05:00October 22nd, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Developing an automated virtual health coach
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