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 [...]

By |2022-08-02T09:43:15-05:00August 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

Dr. Oliveira’s project – one of the 7 catalyst awards winners

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Oliveira's project entitled "Role of Caveolin-1 and BMPRII Short Form in Pulmonary Vascular Homeostasis" is one of the 7 catalyst awards selected this year by American Lung Association at a national level. This award champions the next generation of scientists who are ascending toward independence, conducting basic science, behavioral, clinical, or translational [...]

By |2020-11-24T19:12:32-06:00November 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dr. Oliveira’s project – one of the 7 catalyst awards winners

Topical probiotic sinus irrigations for the treatment of recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis Amy De La Torre; Raktima Dasgupta, BS, MA; Omar Perez, PhD, PharmD; Victoria Lee, MD

Background: Infections in CRS may be related to a decrease in native and an increase in pathogenic bacteria.  Topical probiotics outcompete pathogenic bacteria via a variety of mechanisms, including creating suboptimal environmental conditions, competing for cell surface receptors and thus limiting pathogen adherence, and producing antibacterial metabolites.  In doing so, topical probiotics can restore [...]

By |2020-09-03T09:42:12-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Topical probiotic sinus irrigations for the treatment of recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis Amy De La Torre; Raktima Dasgupta, BS, MA; Omar Perez, PhD, PharmD; Victoria Lee, MD
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