7 UI Health Leaders Receive Presidential Medallion

Operation Vaccine Team: From left, Mary Kate Titus, administrative fellow; Paul Gorski, senior director of Clinical Services; Dr. Janet Lin, physician and professor of Emergency Medicine; Kim Bertini, director of Nursing Excellence; and Dr. Susan Bleasdale, Chief Quality Officer. University of Illinois President Tim Killeen on Aug. 23 honored seven UI Health leaders [...]

By |2021-08-30T13:14:40-05:00August 30th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on 7 UI Health Leaders Receive Presidential Medallion

Drs. Patricia Finn and Richard Novak named Researchers to Know by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC)

Drs. Patricia Finn and Richard Novak were named "Researchers to Know!!" by ISTC.  This list highlights university researchers who have made a significant impact in their field and provides a more detailed look at some of the researchers that are driving innovation in the state—from those advancing new treatments in medicine, to those revolutionizing computing [...]

By |2021-08-04T14:12:05-05:00August 4th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Drs. Patricia Finn and Richard Novak named Researchers to Know by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC)

Dr. Vijay Yeldani, clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases helps fight COVID-19 in India.

Dr. Vijay Yeldani, clinical professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, said he is seeing whole families sick with COVID. He's a Chicago doctor helping out in India. No one is able to take care of each other, and hospitals are overflowing, he said. "Right now it's terrible," Yeldani said. Yeldani is a [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:34:30-05:00May 10th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Dr. Vijay Yeldani, clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases helps fight COVID-19 in India.

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

How soon are you immune to the coronavirus after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?

Dr. Richard Novak, chief of infectious diseases weighs in on how soon you are immune to the coronavirus after receiving the COVID19 vaccine. Click here to read the full article.

By |2020-12-11T13:41:00-06:00December 11th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on How soon are you immune to the coronavirus after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?

Service Award Ceremony January 7, 2021

Register in advance at: https://go.uic.edu/serviceawards   More News

October 29, 2020 – A conversation on COVID-19 in Chicago’s Latinx Community

A conversation on COVID-19 in Chicago’s Latinx Community Presented by the Department of Medicine Inclusion Council Panelists: Allison Arwady, MD, MPH Commissioner Chicago Department of Public Health Maximo O. Brito, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Chicago Latinx COVID-19 Prevention Task Force Miguel Blancarte Jr. Regional Director of Community [...]

By |2020-10-22T11:45:33-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on October 29, 2020 – A conversation on COVID-19 in Chicago’s Latinx Community

University of Illinois System “Rising to the Challenge” podcast features Dr. Richard Novak on vaccine trials.

"Rising to the Challenge” is a new six-part podcast series from the University of Illinois System and WILL Radio TV Online that explores work from across the U of I System to combat COVID-19. Each episode takes you behind the scenes to learn about exciting new discoveries and initiatives directly from the experts. The podcast [...]

By |2020-09-18T16:26:42-05:00September 18th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on University of Illinois System “Rising to the Challenge” podcast features Dr. Richard Novak on vaccine trials.

New remdesivir trial at UIC tests drug in combination with baricitinib

Richard Novak, MD The University of Illinois at Chicago is enrolling patients in a second clinical trial to study the drug remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19. Funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), this international randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial will study the antiviral drug in combination with an [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:08:18-05:00May 20th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on New remdesivir trial at UIC tests drug in combination with baricitinib

Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments

Left to Right: Drs. Jerry Krishnan and Richard Novak The University of Illinois at Chicago is participating in two separate clinical trials led by Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD and Richard Novak, MD for COVID-19 treatments. COVID-19 is caused by a highly contagious virus called SARS-CoV-2 that results in acute lung injury and respiratory [...]

By |2020-04-07T10:54:08-05:00April 7th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments
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