New Head of Family and Community Medicine

Joseph P. Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM Program Director The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford welcomes Joseph P. Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, as visiting professor of clinical family medicine and interim head of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He will start April 1. Dr. Garry most recently was an associate professor [...]

2020-05-22T13:57:19-05:00March 22nd, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

COVID-19 Updates

SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 Saliva Testing The free SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 community testing site has moved to Providence Baptist Church, 2209 Clifton Ave. effective Monday, Sept. 26. For more information, visit or call 217-265-6059. Do not call UIC or the College of Medicine Rockford for information on appointments or test results. Call SHIELD’s [...]

2023-02-17T15:54:39-06:00March 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|
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