CDIS Colloquium Series – Carolyn Kiman

Bridging the Gap: Communicating Research to Accelerate Policy Impact Wednesday, April 5, 2023 11:00am-12:30pm 909 S Wolcott Ave, COMRB Room 2175, Zoom Link Available Register in advance: Carolyn Kiman, MSPH Senior Strategic Communications Advisor United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Session Description: Research can help us address some of the most pressing global development [...]

By |2023-03-23T15:25:29-05:00March 23rd, 2023|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

CDIS 2023 Summer Internship Program accepting applications through March 31st

The goal of the CDIS Summer Internship Program is to introduce or strengthen research skills, professional development skills, and knowledge of implementation science of undergraduates or those who have recently graduated. Interns support the efforts of the Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science (CDIS) to advance the field of dissemination and implementation science in the [...]

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Poster Presentation at the Xavier University of Louisiana’s 16th Health Disparities Conference

Alyssa Debra, UIC MD/PhD student, presented at the Xavier University of Louisiana's 16th Health Disparities Conference in February, 2023. She presented on her work on a diversity supplement to the IMARA South Africa project. Her poster titled "Mother-Daughter Perceptions of a Family-Based HIV Prevention Program" can be found here.

By |2023-03-23T15:09:37-05:00March 23rd, 2023|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Preliminary effectiveness and implementation outcomes of the IMARA-South Africa sexual health intervention on adolescent girls and young women: A pilot randomized trial

Kate Merrill, PhD and colleagues published preliminary outcomes from the IMARA South Africa pilot. The authors examined the preliminary effectiveness and implementation outcomes of Informed, Motivated, Aware, and Responsible Adolescents and Adults—South Africa (IMARA-SA), an evidence-based intervention for South African AGYW (15–19 years) and their female caregivers.  Primary outcomes were HIV Testing and Counselling (HTC) uptake, STI incidence (gonorrhea, chlamydia), and pre-exposure [...]

By |2023-03-23T14:08:17-05:00March 23rd, 2023|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Dr. Geoffrey Stetson has been named a 2023 Macy Faculty Scholar

Geoffrey V. Stetson is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Education at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). Photo by Elisabeth Fall. UIC Associate Professor Dr. Geoffrey Stetson has been named a 2023 Macy Faculty Scholar and will receive $125,000 per year over two years in support of optimizing learning in [...]

By |2023-03-21T11:49:26-05:00March 21st, 2023|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|0 Comments

Scholarly Activities Day – March 9, 2023

AGENDA 9:00 A.M. Welcome 9:05 A.M. Addressing Racism in Healthcare Delivery - A Patient-centered Translational Approach Monique Jindal, MD - Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Academic Internal Medicine 9:25 A.M. Kidney Health in People with Sickle Cell Disease Santosh Saraf, MD - Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology 9:45 A.M. A Two-Generation [...]

Residents win first place for best abstract at the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Summit

UIC residents win first place for best abstract at the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Summit in Washington D.C. This intervention is part of a larger initiative at JBVA to reduce the hospital-wide 30-day readmission rate by targeting heart failure re-admissions. Congratulations! Abstract Title: Improving Sodium-Glucose Cotransport-2 Inhibitor Utilization for Veterans Admitted with Acute Decompensated [...]

By |2023-02-23T15:35:09-06:00February 23rd, 2023|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|0 Comments

Celebrating Black History Month

The Department of Medicine Inclusion Council Celebrates Black History Month. We join the country in celebrating the achievements by African Americans and the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. In the spirit of honoring African American culture and accomplishments, DOMIC highlights Black individuals in the healthcare field throughout the month of February, celebrating [...]

By |2023-02-24T13:01:08-06:00February 20th, 2023|Department of Medicine|0 Comments

ED Screening Program Identifies Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases

An ED screening program identified patients with undiagnosed prediabetes and type 2 diabetes or undermanaged disease, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities and patients with low income, researchers reported in JAMA Network Open. Kirstie K. Danielson, PhD “Regarding type 2 diabetes, a few studies have conducted short-term screening of all ED patients,” Kirstie [...]

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