All health policy

soda in a glass with ice

September 26, 2017

UIC to study sweetened beverage taxes in Illinois, California

Bloomberg Philanthropies funds $4.9 million study

Jenny Guadamuz

September 13, 2016

UIC graduate student named national health policy scholar

New RWJF scholars program to support the development and diversity of leaders impacting health

Urban Forum 2015

August 25, 2015

UIC Urban Forum examines threats to ’60s social contract

Challenges arise even as progress continues

Man smoking a cigarette

April 29, 2015

Fixed cigarette taxes leave smokers less wiggle room

When prices are the same for all brands, smoking rates decrease

children on a playground

January 6, 2015

Prevention Research Center aims to improve health of Illinoisans

Study will examine Chicago’s playground renovation project

Lisa Powell

February 25, 2014

The impact of public policy on behavior

UIC Distinguished Researcher of the Year Lisa Powell

February 21, 2013

Minority health conference targets health disparities

Researchers, community leaders and students gather to address health disparities.