All public health

A diverse group of students sit outside on UIC's campus.

October 31, 2022

UIC grant will increase public health ‘boots on the ground’ in underserved areas 

Grant will support 57 Master of Public Health students

October 26, 2022

HIV, AIDS training center at UIC goes national with help of $3M grant 

Center will use funds for training in patient care

January 10, 2022

Center dedicated to improving worker health awarded $7 million

NIOSH funds UIC Center for Healthy Work for five more years

December 2, 2021

Are pandemic-related stressors increasing young women’s vulnerability to STIs?

$2.6 million NIH grant funds UIC microbiome research in Kenya

soda in a glass with ice

December 1, 2021

Research reveals new evidence that sugary beverage tax impacts are sustainable, effective

Tax in Seattle shows long-term reduction in demand and added sugars sold

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Sweetened beverage sales bounced back quickly after Cook County tax repealed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

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