All health disparities

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

April 2, 2019

Building innovative cancer prevention programs in Chicago

$1.5 million grant funds cervical, colorectal cancer navigation programs

January 22, 2019

Community health center establishes medical home for former Illinois, Cook County inmates

UIC program addresses health disparities that intersect with criminal justice

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