January 22, 2013Pharmacist honored for global efforts to improve patient care
Henri Manasse Jr., dean emeritus of the College of Pharmacy, was honored by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
January 16, 2013Oral health important even in tough economy
College of Dentistry clinics have lost nearly 4,500 patients — the majority low income — since last year when the legislature eliminated adult dental services from its Medicaid program.
December 21, 2012Pharmacy medal bestowed upon former dean
Henri Manass, dean emeritus of the College of Pharmacy, received the 2012 Donald E. Francke Medal from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
December 14, 2012Helping pharmacists ensure patient compliance
Patients who fail to follow their prescribed treatments cost the U.S. health care system an estimated $100 billion annually.
November 28, 2012Genetic test personalizes blood thinner medication
Patients suffering from dangerous blood clots will receive genetic testing to help health professionals at the UI Health System prescribe the proper dose of the blood-thinner warfarin.
November 28, 2012Pharmacy educators earn top honors
Two UIC pharmacy educators received top honors from the Illinois Pharmacists Association.Nicholas Popovich, professor and head of pharmacy administration, was named Illinois Pharmacist of the Year.
November 12, 2012Association Names UIC Pharmacy-Educator ‘Pharmacist of the Year’
Nicholas Popovich, professor and head of pharmacy administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, was named “Pharmacist of the Year” by the Illinois Pharmacists Association.
October 25, 2012UIC College of Nursing Hosts 15th Annual ‘Power of Nursing Leadership’
Beverly Malone, chief executive officer of the National League for Nursing and a past president of the American Nurses Association, will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Power of Nursing Leadership Event Nov. 2 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave.
October 25, 2012UIC Nursing Professor Elected to Institute of Medicine
Diana Wilkie, professor and Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair for Nursing Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
October 24, 2012Antibiotics That Only Partly Block Protein Machinery Allow Germs To Poison Themselves
Powerful antibiotics that scientists and physicians thought stop the growth of harmful bacteria by completely blocking their ability to make proteins actually allow the germs to continue producing certain proteins — which may help do them in.