Ann Jillian to speak at University of Chicago Hospitals cancer survivors celebration, June 3

Published Wed 4/25/01

April 25, 2001: Ann Jillian, an award-winning actress, singer, motivational speaker, and breast cancer survivor, will be the keynote speaker for the for the University of Chicago Hospitals' 12th annual Cancer Survivors Day celebration on June 3, 2001.

Malignant mesothelioma therapeutic options and role of SV40: An update

Published Sun 4/1/01

April 1, 2001: This conference will review the role of SV40 in the pathogenesis of human mesothelioma, bone tumors, and brain tumors and evaluate current treatment options.

NIH awards $13 million grant to Clinical Research Center at the University of Chicago

Published Mon 4/16/01

April 16, 2001: The University of Chicago has received a $13.2 million grant from the National Center for Research Resources of the National Institutes of Health to fund its General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) for the next five years.

Physicians, low-income mothers define 'overweight' differently, says University of Chicago study

Published Mon 4/30/01

April 30, 2001: To prevent obesity in young children, health professionals may need to focus more on parenting skills and less on growth charts.

Research suggests Black TV shows send unhealthy food messages

Published Sat 4/28/01

April 28, 2001: Black prime time television contains 60 percent more food and beverage commercials, more images of candy and soda, and more obese characters than general prime time.

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Pritzker holds virtual Match Day during COVID pandemic

Published Mon 3/23/20

Due to the need for social distancing, medical schools across the country held virtual Match Day celebrations. Members of Pritzker School of Medicine's Class of 2020 shared their news with friends and family on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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Pritzker ranks highest in Illinois in annual nationwide survey of medical schools

Published Tue 3/17/20

Pritzker School of Medicine earned top rankings in the state for research and primary care training, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2021 review of "Best Grad Schools."

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UChicago Medicine transitions to universal masking as COVID-19 transmission becomes widespread

Published Fri 3/27/20

UChicago Medicine is adapting its masking and furlough policies to continue to care for patients and the community while ensuring the continued protection of all employees as COVID-19 escalates.

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Sharon O'Keefe retires as UCMC president

Published Tue 8/18/20

After 46 years in healthcare, including 9½ years at UChicago Medicine, Sharon O'Keefe has retired as President of the University of Chicago Medical Center and Chief Operating Officer of the health system.

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Tatyana Golovkina, PhD, awarded the 2020 KT Jeang Retrovirology Prize

Published Mon 8/10/20

Tatyana Golovkina, PhD, a professor of microbiology who studies how immune systems detect and react to retroviral infections, has been awarded the 2020 KT Jeang Retrovirology prize.