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SAVE the DATE – Scholarly Activities Day 2021

Scholarly Activities Day is back and will be held virtually! Register in advance at: https://go.uic.edu/DOMSAday2021   More News

Service Award Ceremony January 7, 2021

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UIC GlobalBMT Virtual Training Program Kicks Off Today!

33 individuals representing Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Greece, Nepal, Nigeria and Ukraine, with the largest representation from the University of Ioannina in Greece (12 individuals), were selected for this year’s program.

By |2020-10-13T17:08:15-05:00October 13th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on UIC GlobalBMT Virtual Training Program Kicks Off Today!

Leadership Announcement – Vijayakrishna (V.K.) Gadi, MD, PhD appointed director of Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Vijayakrishna (V.K.) Gadi, MD, PhD as director of Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Gadi’s experience as an academic leader, clinical trialist, and esteemed member of the medical oncology community. He is an outstanding individual to lead these efforts. Dr. Gadi has [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:08:38-05:00April 28th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Leadership Announcement – Vijayakrishna (V.K.) Gadi, MD, PhD appointed director of Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology

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

Program to address opioid prescribing for lung, head and neck cancer patients

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a grant from the Coleman Foundation to develop a screening process for prescribing opioids and managing opioid use disorders in cancer patients who receive care at UI Health, UIC’s clinical health enterprise. More than 70% of cancer patients use opiates following radiation treatment, said Lawrence Feldman, MD, [...]

By |2019-12-09T11:02:45-06:00December 9th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Program to address opioid prescribing for lung, head and neck cancer patients

Global transplant program welcomes international doctors to UIC

Dr. Peter Ogundeji (Ibadan, Nigeria), Dr. Eleftheria Hatzimichael (Ioannina, Greece), Dr. Damiano Rondelli (UIC), Dr. Arina Martynchyk (Kyiv, Ukraine), Dr. Abiola Bolarinwa and Amanda Rivera (UIC) A team of doctors from around the globe are in Chicago to attend the 2nd Global BMT training course and learn more about blood and marrow transplant [...]

By |2019-09-03T13:53:32-05:00September 3rd, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Global transplant program welcomes international doctors to UIC

Dr. Irum Khan presented with grant from Leukemia Research Foundation

Irum Khan, MD Dr. Irum Khan, assistant professor of hematology/oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine was one of 12 scientists in the United States chosen to receive a grant from The Leukemia Research Foundation. Dr. Andrei Gartel, associate professor in the Department of Medicine's Division [...]

By |2019-09-03T11:32:24-05:00August 29th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Gastrenterology & Hepotology News, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Dr. Irum Khan presented with grant from Leukemia Research Foundation

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 [...]

UIC’s global transplant program expands in Ukraine

UMANA’s Dr. Maria Hrycelak and Dr. George Hrycelak met with UIC’s Dr. Damiano Rondelli, Dr. Daniel Hryhorczuk and Dr. Patricia Finn on March 5 to deliver a donation to the Global BMT Training Program (Photo: UIC) The UIC Global Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) Training Program funds travel and stay for physicians from [...]

By |2019-03-18T19:16:55-05:00March 18th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on UIC’s global transplant program expands in Ukraine
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