Turkish Red Crescent Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Program: A Process Evaluation

This project conducted a process evaluation that utilizes ethnographic, survey, and community collaborative methods to determine whether program activities have been implemented as intended. The results of the process evaluation are to improve the quality of services and future activities of the psychosocial programming provided by the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) for Syrian refugees [...]

By |2022-10-04T15:26:06-05:00October 4th, 2022|Center for Global Health - News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jeff Jacobson, MD named UI Health’s Physician of the Year

                              Dr. Jeffrey Jacobson is the recipient of UI Health's 2022 Physician of the Year Award! Dr. Jacobson continuously put patients first, collaborates with other departments, respect his peers, and personify the core values of our mission at UI Health. Congratulations!

Dr. Aswathi Jayaram named the Medical Director of the Ultrasound Unit and Program at UIC OBGYN

Congratulations to Dr. Aswathi Jayaram who was recently named the Medical Director of the Ultrasound Unit and Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Obstetrics Gynecology. Since her arrival at UIC, the ultrasound program registered exponential success in improving the diagnosis, detection, and counseling for mothers whose fetuses require special care [...]

By |2022-08-23T14:40:48-05:00August 23rd, 2022|OB/GYN - News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr. Ayesha Hasan named Medical Director of Perinatal Diabetes Clinic and Program at UIC OBGYN

Congratulations to Dr. Ayesha Hasan who was recently named the Medical Director of Perinatal Diabetes Clinic and Program at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Obstetrics Gynecology. Since her arrival at UIC our high-risk pregnancy program registered a significant success in improving the diabetes in pregnancy medical care at our institution. Our diabetes [...]

By |2022-08-23T14:40:48-05:00August 23rd, 2022|OB/GYN - News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The process of adapting a sexual health intervention for Black early adolescents: a stakeholder engagement approach

CDIS researchers recently published the process of adapting IMARA, a mother-daughter sexual and reproductive health intervention originally designed for Black adolescent girls aged 14-18 years to meet the needs of early adolescent girls ages 11-13 years. This process included three phases: (i) soliciting feedback from an expert panel and community advisory board; (ii) conducting focus [...]

By |2022-08-18T08:23:58-05:00August 2nd, 2022|DOM CDIS Home, DOM CDIS Publications, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us for the Sweet Ride Fundraiser

Save the Date! UI Health and the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism will host it’s annual fundraiser on Saturday, October 1st, 2022 To Register please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/WillowSprings/SweetRide To Donate please visit: https://go.uic.edu/DiabetesDonate

UIC Anesthesiology Travels to the MARC 2022 in St. Louis, MO

On April 29th – May 1st, UIC Anesthesiology will be traveling to St. Louis, MO to attend the first “live” in-person Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference since the COVID-19 hit in March, 2020.  Whether presenting an interesting case, conducting a poster discussion, serving as a judge or planning future conferences, UIC Anesthesiology is fully involved [...]

By |2022-04-26T09:18:50-05:00April 26th, 2022|Anesthesiology - News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Erickson Explorer Awardees 2021

Erickson Explorer Awardees 2021 Congratulations on the 2022 recipients of the Erickson Explorer Awards! The Erickson Explorer Award supports trainees doing elective rotations in low- and middle-income countries to support humanitarian medical care, advance global health research, or provide capacity building or other educational programs. The support is provided by the founder of the UIC [...]

By |2022-02-09T10:53:55-06:00February 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Partnership Feature: Dr. Bishesh Sharma Poudyal

One of the most prestigious hematology journals in the world, Lancet Haematology, recently published featured Dr. Bishesh Sharma Poudyal from the Civil Service Hospital of Kathmandu (Nepal). Dr. Poudyal is the person I have had the privilege to work with since 2012 to build the first Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program in Nepal. [...]

By |2021-01-13T11:42:05-06:00January 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Partnership Feature: Dr. Bishesh Sharma Poudyal
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