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2019 OB/Gyn Faculty, Residents, and Midwives honored

  At our annual resident graduation and celebration, residents, midwives, and faculty were honored for their teaching, service, research and mentorship. The winners are listed below. •    CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education – Abby Litwiller, MD •    Affiliate Service Award – Natasha Taylor •    Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics [...]

By |2019-06-04T11:14:53-05:00June 4th, 2019|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on 2019 OB/Gyn Faculty, Residents, and Midwives honored

UIC Global Women’s Health at 10th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (March 2019)

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) supports academic institutions and partners to improve the wellbeing of people and the planet through education, research, service, and advocacy. The 10th Annual CUGH conference was held from March 8-10, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Host institutions included the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Herida, Northwestern [...]

By |2019-04-26T11:13:23-05:00April 26th, 2019|OB/GYN - Global Women's Health|Comments Off on UIC Global Women’s Health at 10th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (March 2019)

UIC OBGYN Department welcomes Jessica George as incoming Global Women’s Health Fellow (February 2019)

Dr. Jessica George grew up in Lincolnshire, Illinois, and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After her undergraduate studies, Dr. George joined Teach for America and taught high school biology in Louisiana. After Teach for America, Dr. George attended the University of Illinois at Chicago for her medical education. During medical school, [...]

By |2019-04-26T11:02:51-05:00April 26th, 2019|OB/GYN - Global Women's Health|Comments Off on UIC OBGYN Department welcomes Jessica George as incoming Global Women’s Health Fellow (February 2019)

Dr. Gelila Goba Named First Martin-Peterson Awardee (December 2017)

Congratulations to Gelila Goba, MD, MPH, the first recipient of the Martin-Peterson Global Health Scholar Award! Dr. Goba has spent more than 20 years dedicated to improving women’s healthcare in Ethiopia and the United States. Her commitment to women’s health was shaped by growing up in Ethiopia in the 1970s/80s, when women had [...]

By |2019-04-26T10:51:23-05:00April 26th, 2019|OB/GYN - Global Women's Health|Comments Off on Dr. Gelila Goba Named First Martin-Peterson Awardee (December 2017)

Annual Conference 2018, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice,” October 26, 2018

Our Annual Conference, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice”, held on October 26, 2018, was a resounding success!  Registrants heard from and interacted with national and international Distinguished Faculty who provided state-of-the-art lectures on patient care topics. The Conference began with our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Erica Marsh, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and [...]

By |2018-11-14T11:54:58-05:00November 14th, 2018|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Annual Conference 2018, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice,” October 26, 2018

Dr. Mary Stephenson honored by international medical society

Dr. Mary Stephenson, UIC’s head of obstetrics and gynecology, has been awarded Fellow ad eundem by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). The RCOG is an international organization of more than 16,000 members dedicated to improving the standard of care provided to women globally and encouraging [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:22:26-05:00July 5th, 2018|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Dr. Mary Stephenson honored by international medical society

2018 OB/Gyn Faculty, Residents, and Midwives honored

At our annual resident graduation and celebration, residents, midwives, and faculty were honored for their teaching, service, research and mentorship. The award for best third year resident research project (presented at our annual resident research day) was also awarded. The winners are listed below. Certified Nurse Midwife Award – Barbara Lubovich, CNM •    CREOG National [...]

By |2018-06-25T17:32:00-05:00June 25th, 2018|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on 2018 OB/Gyn Faculty, Residents, and Midwives honored

COM Faculty Recognition Ceremony 2018

Dr. Della Torre has made significant contributions to the Department’s educational and scholarly missions.  Since joining the Department in 2015, Dr. Della Torre has provided ongoing research mentorship for medical students, residents and fellows. Congratulations to Dr. Micaela Della Torre who was presented today with the OBGYN Rising Star Award for 2018!

By |2018-05-11T16:03:25-05:00May 11th, 2018|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on COM Faculty Recognition Ceremony 2018

Dr. Ayman Al-Hendy Featured in Ob.Gyn. News: “Stem cells may reverse premature menopause, restore fertility”

Dr. Ayman Al-Hendy was featured in Ob.Gyn. News for his findings that stem cells may reverse premature menopause and restore fertility. Read the full article with video interview here  

By |2018-03-28T15:06:03-05:00March 28th, 2018|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Dr. Ayman Al-Hendy Featured in Ob.Gyn. News: “Stem cells may reverse premature menopause, restore fertility”