Alana Biggers , MD, MPH, FACPAssistant Professor of Medicine
Dr. Alana Biggers has interests in health disparity research and achieving health equity. She leads a mentored research study to investigate the effects of mindfulness meditation on sleep and stress within the context of type 2 diabetes. She also aims to improve diversity among faculty at UIC College of Medicine as the co-chair of the Department of Medicine Inclusion Council (DOMIC) and a previous consultant for the Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine (BRIM) Initiative, another NIH funded grant to address bias in academic medicine.
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Post Graduate Education: Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine -Master of Public Health in chronic disease epidemiology