September 26, 2012$3.4M HHS Grant To Help UIC Address Shortage of Latino Health Providers
The College of Medicine has received a five-year, $3.4 million federal grant to improve the severe shortage of Latino physicians and other health care professionals.
September 5, 2012Hospital CEO moves to public health
After 12 years as the CEO of the University of Illinois Hospital, John DeNardo moves to the School of Public Health.
August 31, 2012First Simultaneous Robotic Kidney Transplant, Sleeve Gastrectomy Performed
A 35-year-old Chicago woman is the first patient in the world to have a combined procedure that offers new hope for obese kidney patients.
August 23, 2012UI Hospital To Receive $2.5 Million for Heart Rescue Project in Illinois
The University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System has received a $2.5 million grant from the Medtronic Foundation to coordinate Illinois Heart Rescue, an ambitious statewide all-volunteer effort to more than double survival from sudden cardiac arrests in Illinois.
August 22, 2012Lots of back-to-school smiles at Children’s Hospital health fair
Happy kids – and happier parents – filled the Outpatient Care Center for the annual back-to-school health fair sponsored by the Children’s Hospital University of Illinois Aug. 4.
August 9, 2012UIC Study Examines Exercise and Weight Loss for Older Adults with Osteoarthritis
UIC researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study the effectiveness of two community-based health promotion programs for older adults with osteoarthritis.
August 1, 2012Physician-scientist heads Cancer Center
Cancer researcher and clinician Howard Ozer, former interim director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, has been named the center’s director.
August 1, 2012ALS Patient Receives Device to Aid Breathing Without Ventilator
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is one of only a dozen hospitals nationwide to implant in ALS patients a device shown to help them live longer without a mechanical ventilator. A 41-year-old Chicago woman had the surgery on July 27.
July 31, 2012SATURDAY: Children’s Hospital Hosts Free Back-to-School Health Fair
Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a free back-to-school health fair offering school physicals, vision screenings and health counseling.
July 25, 2012UI Hospital ranked among ‘most wired’
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System has been named among the top “Most Wired Hospitals” for the sixth year by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.