All Entries by Sam Hostettler

Henri Manasse

January 22, 2013

Pharmacist 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, 2013

Oral 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.

Henri Manasse

December 21, 2012

Pharmacy 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, 2012

Helping pharmacists ensure patient compliance

Patients who fail to follow their prescribed treatments cost the U.S. health care system an estimated $100 billion annually.

Woman having blood drawn

November 28, 2012

Genetic 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.

Marlowe Djuric-Kachlic

November 28, 2012

Pharmacy 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, 2012

Association 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, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

Antibiotics 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.

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