All public health

Wastewater lab

May 26, 2021

UIC part of statewide project to test wastewater for potential COVID-19 outbreaks 

SARS-CoV-2 can be detected in wastewater before COVID-19 is detectable in humans

Lee Friedman

February 18, 2021

Heroin, fentanyl fuel rising mortality rates in opioid deaths

UIC/CCDPH report shows increased deaths among Black residents, lower hospitalizations, deaths among Latinx residents

Dentistry student Ellie Park administers COVID-19 vaccinations at the Credit Union 1 Arena on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at the University of Illinois Chicago. (Joshua Clark/University of Illinois Chicago)

February 10, 2021

UI Health opens community vaccination site, leads Chicago in providing shots for phase 1B

UIC launches mass vaccination site at Credit Union 1 Arena

soda in a glass with ice

December 28, 2020

Sweetened beverage sales bounced back quickly after Cook County tax repealed

Study is published in JAMA Network Open.

September 28, 2020

Online learning experts offer tips for effective online teaching

The Doctor of Public Health in Leadership Program has been serving as an example of how to educate remotely

Ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

June 30, 2020

UIC School of Public Health tapped for Chicago’s $56M contact tracing initiative

School to lead COVID Resource Coordination Hub

May 27, 2020

Public health instructor shifts focus to make online course relevant to pandemic

Betsy Cliff changes scheduled coursework to include economic epidemiology

glass of cola on a table

February 24, 2020

Cook County’s short-lived ‘soda’ tax worked, says new study

Sweetened beverage sales decreased by 21% during tax implementation

Homeless youth sitting on steps

January 16, 2020

New hospital-based data contradicts HUD estimates on homelessness

Using hospital data could improve state, national estimates

pollution; middle class African American communities

October 30, 2019

Cumulative environmental exposures increase diabetes risk in rural populations

Poor sociodemographic environments play a role in diabetes risk everywhere

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