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The Department of Medicine Inclusion Council Celebrates Black History Month – Paula Allen-Meares, PhD

The Department of Medicine Inclusion Council honors and celebrates the accomplishments of Paula Allen-Meares, PhD. Dr. Allen-Meares may be best known for her tenure as Chancellor of the University of Illinois Chicago from 2009 – 2015 where she served as the first African American Chancellor in the 155 years of the University of Illinois. During her Chancellorship at UIC, Dr. Allen-Meares hosted and organized the Meeting of the Nobel Peace Laureates on the UIC campus. She also founded the Institute of Minority Health Research Center at UIC.