All health disparities

September 9, 2021

Study shows contact with police may be detrimental to health, well-being of Black youth

Researchers say health care and law enforcement communities must work together

Photo by Mieke Campbell on Unsplash

August 18, 2021

New study planned to help understand oral health outcomes for children in low-income areas

Long-term study expands on previous data about pediatric oral health outcomes

May 24, 2021

UIC leads new collaborative to reduce COVID-19 disparities

NIH funds work to improve community vaccinations, testing, and engagement in clinical research

Heart disease; EKG

May 5, 2021

New mutation raises risk for AFib, heart failure for people of color

Study published in JAMA Cardiology

Peter Gann

April 9, 2021

Men with low health literacy less likely to choose active surveillance for prostate cancer after tumor profiling

Tumor profiling has opposite effect among more socially advantaged populations

February 15, 2021

New diversity effort for UI Health

Funding from Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois’ health equity incentive program

Chicago neighborhood scene

December 3, 2020

Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing had higher COVID-19 death rates

Neighborhood characteristics include low internet access, health insurance

Breast cancer awareness bracelets that read "Share Beauty. Spread Hope."
Schweitzer Logo without Tagling

June 27, 2019

Ten UIC students selected for Schweitzer fellowships

Students chosen for year-long health service projects in Chicago

nurse holding baby

May 13, 2019

Keeping Chicago’s families healthy

$4.7 million grant funds work in Auburn-Gresham, Englewood, South Shore

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