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Former ambassador to Dominican Republic to be honored at UIC Urban Global Medicine gala

The Urban Global Medicine program trains future physicians to work on health issues around the globe, with projects in the Dominican Republic and India. The University of Illinois at Chicago’s department of medicine, in conjunction with the UI Health Community Clinic Network, will hold the 5th Annual Urban Global Medicine Gala on [...]

By |2018-05-03T09:18:42-05:00April 24th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Former ambassador to Dominican Republic to be honored at UIC Urban Global Medicine gala

5th Annual Urban Global Medicine Gala – May 11, 2018

Join the University of Illinois at Chicago's Department of Medicine's 5th Annual Urban Global Medicine Gala. We are proud to be part of a nationwide movement to promote urban global health awareness and activism that will benefit our community, state and nation to further the cause of international understanding and improvement to health delivered globally. [...]

By |2018-05-03T09:26:54-05:00April 3rd, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on 5th Annual Urban Global Medicine Gala – May 11, 2018

Trial to compare injection to daily pills for HIV prevention

The University of Illinois at Chicago will begin recruiting participants for a clinical trial to compare the efficacy of a newly-developed injectable drug to prevent new infections of the HIV virus with Truvada, the only FDA-approved drug currently available to prevent the spread of HIV. Truvada, approved in 2012, is a pill that is taken [...]

By |2018-04-03T13:35:01-05:00July 21st, 2017|DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Trial to compare injection to daily pills for HIV prevention

Dr. Paula Allen‐Meares appointed to NAM Nominating Committee

Dr. Paula Allen‐Meares was appointed to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Nominating Committee by Victor Dzau, president, and the NAM Council. This committee will oversee the preparation of candidate slates for both the NAM Council and the first election of the NAM Home Secretary. Dr. Allen‐Meares and 17 other individuals were selected from a [...]

By |2018-04-03T13:35:15-05:00March 14th, 2017|DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Dr. Paula Allen‐Meares appointed to NAM Nominating Committee