All Entries by Lori Botterman

October 6, 2020

UIC opens Pediatric Dentistry Outpatient Care Center

The new center plans to serve 1,000 children annually from ages 3 to 17 years who need oral health care under general anesthesia 

Acupuncture with needles showing.

October 5, 2020

$7.1M grant to review opioid alternatives to treating sickle cell disease pain

Five-year study looks at acupuncture and guided meditation to manage sickle cell disease pain

Dr Judith Cook, Professor (RT)Department Psychiatry

September 22, 2020

Mental health research center gets $4M

Center to study those with serious mental illness specifically during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ribbon-cut-SITL

September 16, 2020

College of Medicine opens $8.8 million Surgical Innovation & Training Laboratory

The 17,000 square-foot facility will provide “hands-on” training for all surgical disciplines.

September 14, 2020

Simulation labs help learners, educators pivot during COVID-19 pandemic

Thousands of UIC learners are still using sim labs and learning critical skills — especially in telehealth

Dr. Jun Ma, Professor of Academic Internal Medicine and Geriatri

September 14, 2020

UIC researcher to test voice-activated AI to manage mental health symptoms

Project plans to develop an Alexa-like app to deliver problem-solving skills to those with mild mental health symptoms

Depression

September 14, 2020

Hopelessness in heart patients study to factor in COVID-19

Study extended to factor shelter-in-place and physical distancing effects on heart patients

Isabel Nieto (NURS '20) enters data in the IDPH database while Dominic Gentile (COM '20) conducts a COVID-19 test on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at Hotel 166 in Chicago, Ill. (Joshua Clark/University of Illinois Chicago)

September 9, 2020

COVID-19 testing project gives students unique opportunity to practice clinical skills

COVID Rapid Response Team uses volunteers to test thousands of individuals who are unsheltered and seniors

Anne Fink

September 2, 2020

UIC research discovers links among poor sleep, high blood pressure, gut microbiome

Study shows potential negative effects of disrupted sleep

September 1, 2020

UIC to increase doctor training to treat substance use, mental health

$2.5M grant to support faculty, students

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