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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Testing Site Information The Community Based COVID-19 Testing Center on the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave. is open 7 days per week from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Community Based COVID-19 Testing Site at Auburn High School is open M-F from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. [...]

2020-07-29T12:56:09-05:00March 13th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

Rockford Research Identifies Surgical Technique to Help Breast Cancer Patients

Sarah Hagarty, MD A study conducted in Rockford suggests a novel approach can reduce complication rates, pain levels and hospital stays of patients undergoing certain types of breast reconstruction surgery. The lead researcher is Sarah Hagarty, M.D., a clinical assistant professor in the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's Department of Surgery [...]

2020-03-10T10:18:27-05:00March 6th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

Rockford Researcher Takes Home Harris Award for Orthopaedic Research

Dr. Bijukumar received the 2020 Harris Award at the Orthopaedic Research Society conference in Phoenix, Arizona.Divya Bijukumar, Ph.D., received the 2020 William H. Harris, MD Award at the Orthopaedic Research Society conference in Phoenix, Ariz., on February 10, 2020. The award is given to an individual based on the quality and scientific merit of [...]

2020-02-21T17:25:35-06:00February 19th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

Gov. Pritzker Announces $500 Million Commitment to Illinois Innovation Network and Discovery Partners Institute

The UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford will receive funding for the Illinois Rural Hub to be established here. UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford Is IIN Hub Site Highlighting his dynamic, long-term vision for economic development built on state-of-the-art technology, robust higher education and private partnerships, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced on Feb. 11, 2020, that [...]

2020-02-13T09:55:06-06:00February 13th, 2020|General|

Lung Cancer Research to Expand With New Grant

Dr. Neelu Puri The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford recently received a two-year grant totaling $100,000 from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois with support from the Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Fund to continue lung cancer research already underway in Winnebago County and expand it to nearby counties. Previous research [...]

2020-01-28T10:48:23-06:00January 28th, 2020|General|

Grant to Help UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford Inform Youth of Health Careers

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Health Sciences Campus-Rockford received a grant for nearly $18,000 that will help to create a Health Careers Pathway Initiative to educate area high school and college students about health care careers. The grant was awarded by the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern [...]

2020-01-24T14:55:27-06:00January 24th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

Congrats to 2019 MBT Graduates

Twenty-six students celebrated their graduation from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s Master of Science in Medical Biotechnology Program on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The graduation ceremony was in the Robert J. Vickery MD Auditorium on the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave. The keynote speaker was former Rockford mayor Lawrence J. [...]

2019-12-10T17:09:09-06:00December 10th, 2019|General|

UIC Health Sciences Campus to Host Open House

The UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave., will host an open house for high school and college students and their family members on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through tours, information sessions and program booths, participants will gain information about the University of Illinois at Chicago educational programs offered [...]

2019-10-16T09:38:29-05:00October 16th, 2019|General|

Medical Students Receive 2019 Illinois Rural Health Association Student of Excellence Awards

Nicole Blumenstein, Dr. Hana Hinkle and William Tian attended the 2019 Illinois Rural Health Association's annual conference. Blumenstein and Tian received Student of Excellence Awards. University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford medical students Nicole Blumenstein and William Tian were recently presented the 2019 Illinois Rural Health Association's Student of Excellence Awards at [...]

2019-10-09T07:50:20-05:00October 9th, 2019|General|
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