Novel Technique to Combat Glaucoma in Eyes with Artificial Cornea

Left to right: Drs. Cortina, Chau, Vajaranant, and Setabutr complete the modified Schocket procedure at the IEEI. The artificial cornea program at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at UIC was established in 2007 and focuses on an interdisciplinary approach to optimizing success in the treatment of corneal blindness. The work of our [...]

By |2019-12-23T11:46:19-06:00December 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Novel Technique to Combat Glaucoma in Eyes with Artificial Cornea

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Receives Philanthropic Gift from Medical School Alumni

We are excited to announce that the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, and Dr. Bryan Layden has received a philanthropic gift from one of the University of Illinois College of Medicine most accomplished medical school alumni, Dr. Lester Salans. Dr. Salans is internationally recognized in the fields of diabetes mellitus, obesity, and [...]

By |2019-05-28T11:31:09-05:00May 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Receives Philanthropic Gift from Medical School Alumni

Leadership Announcement: Dr. Nadera Sweiss appointed division chief of rheumatology Text body and Image attached:

It is my pleasure to announce that Nadera J. Sweiss MD, Professor of Medicine, has accepted the division chief of rheumatology position. Dr. Sweiss directs the UI Health Cold Hand Clinic and the Bernie Mac Sarcoidosis Translational Advanced Research (STAR) Center. The STAR Center provides clinical services for sarcoidosis patients and also conducts [...]

By |2019-05-21T14:24:49-05:00May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Leadership Announcement: Dr. Nadera Sweiss appointed division chief of rheumatology Text body and Image attached:

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 |2019-04-26T11:10:07-05:00April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UIC Global Women’s Health at 10th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (March 2019)
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