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Graduate students organize to provide face masks and first aid supplies for protesters

Published Fri 6/5/20

Graduate students are on track to supply over 1,500 individual supply packs, 100 medical packs and 5,000 face masks — nearly 10 times their initial goal — to support protesters and aid public health and safety.

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It is undeniable: Racism is a public health crisis.

Published Fri 6/19/20

Members and leaders from many of Chicago’s healthcare organizations address the disproportionate black and brown mortality from the COVID-19 pandemic in a joint statement.

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University of Chicago Medicine Receives $500,000 Grant to Support Expanded COVID-19 Testing in Underserved Communities

Published Tue 4/28/20

Donation from the United Health Foundation will support the University of Chicago Medicine’s efforts to test 1,000 residents a day on the South Side of Chicago.

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Aytekin Oto named Chair of the Department of Radiology

Published Tue 1/21/20

Aytekin Oto, MD, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Radiology effective immediately. He has been serving as interim chair since Feb. 1, 2019.

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New procedure treats the root cause of bunion deformity

Published Wed 1/29/20

A new bunion surgery at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial fixes the underlying cause of the deformity and shortens recovery time.

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Newsweek ranks UChicago Medicine cardiology among the best in the world

Published Tue 10/20/20

UChicago Medicine's Heart & Vascular Center ranks as the 29th best in the world and the best in Illinois, according to an independent 2021 ranking by Newsweek/Statista.

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University of Chicago genomics researcher receives prestigious NIH New Innovator Award

Published Tue 10/6/20

Oni Basu, PhD, recognized with top honors from the NIH for her interdisciplinary research on biological systems with single cell resolution.

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Two University of Chicago researchers elected to National Academy of Medicine

Published Mon 10/19/20

University of Chicago faculty members Melody Swartz and Holly J. Humphrey have been elected members of the National Academy of Medicine—one of the highest honors in the field.

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$5M grant awarded to support “My Diabetes, My Community” research trial for managing patient care

Published Wed 10/21/20

Study tests two personalized interventions to help patients identify diabetes management goals and share resources to support at-home self-care.

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Too young to be stressed: Adolescent mental health in the COVID-19 pandemic

Published Sat 10/10/20

Felicia Houston, MA, LCPC, discusses stress in children and teens related to COVID-19, and when they might need professional mental health care.