All Entries by Lori Botterman

Man smoking a cigarette

November 17, 2020

Research aims to expand smoking cessation in underserved populations

Researchers aim to show smoking cessation interventions through patient portals can be effective.

Tamar Heller

November 11, 2020

UIC receives grant to create post-secondary education program for people with intellectual disabilities

Program aims to provide career-path education for those with intellectual disabilities

November 4, 2020

Annual Health Tech Jam successfully switches to virtual event

College of Applied Health Sciences students compete in the third annual Health Tech Jam to envision tech solutions for health problems

Ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

October 20, 2020

UIC part of $7.4M grant to respond to COVID-19, prepare for future pandemics

Two projects led by UIC teams receive funds to generate COVID-19 data and insights to better understand transmission of the virus and inform public health policy

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


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

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