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Maureen Richards Named Asst. Dean for Medical Education and Evaluation

Maureen Richards, PhD Maureen H. Richards, PhD, is the new assistant dean for medical education and evaluation at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. In this role, Richards will oversee curriculum development, instruction and faculty development for the Doctor of Medicine Program. Richards was previously an assistant professor in the Department [...]

2019-07-19T13:06:10-05:00July 19th, 2019|General|

Emeritus Status Awarded to College of Medicine Faculty Members

Three University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford faculty members recently received emeritus status from the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Emeritus status is granted to those professors who have shown extraordinary service to the university for a number of years and recognizes that they will continue to be valued members of the college [...]

2019-07-18T17:27:23-05:00July 18th, 2019|General|

Dr. Connie Vitali Receives Awards

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2019 Distinguished Service Award to Connie Vitali, MD, and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award in May. This Distinguished Service Award is presented each year to a nominee who demonstrates outstanding organization and leadership qualities in committee service, administration, health care and medical education [...]

2019-06-03T19:09:00-05:00June 3rd, 2019|General|

Dr. Linda Chang Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Linda Chang accepted the 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford from Dean Alex Stagnaro-Green at the May 4 Convocation Ceremony.The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award to Linda Chang, PharmD, MPH, during its May convocation ceremony. The University [...]

2019-05-28T11:10:29-05:00May 28th, 2019|General|

Dean Stagnaro-Green Receives COM Leadership Award

The executive dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Mark Rosenblatt, MD, presented the 2019 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Healthcare Leadership to UICOMR regional dean Alex Stagnaro-Green, MD, MPHE, MHA, at the May 10 graduation ceremony in Chicago. Rockford regional dean Dr. Alex Stagnaro-Green receives the 2019 Dean's Award for Excellence [...]

2019-05-23T09:19:38-05:00May 23rd, 2019|General|

Dr. Glasser Receives Faculty of the Year Award

A University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford faculty member, Michael Glasser, PhD, was selected from faculty at all four medicine campuses to receive the 2019 University of Illinois College of Medicine Faculty of the Year Award at the graduation ceremony in Chicago. Mark Rosenblatt, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine presents [...]

2019-05-20T14:15:40-05:00May 20th, 2019|General|

Faculty Receive Golden Apple Teaching Awards

Graduating medical students Hilary Hayssen and Stephanie Grach present a 2019 Golden Apple Teaching Award to Dr. Gary Anderson. Graduating medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave., recently recognized four faculty members with Golden Apple Faculty Teaching Awards. Gary L. Anderson, MD, received the Golden Apple [...]

2019-05-17T17:39:44-05:00May 17th, 2019|General|

UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford joins Illinois Innovation Network

Economy-building initiative now includes all of the state’s public universities Alex Stagnaro-Green, dean of the College of Medicine Rockford, (far right) spoke at the news conference in Springfield along with leadership from other pubic universities announcing the newest hubs in the Illinois Innovation Network. The UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford joined the Illinois Innovation [...]

2019-05-16T08:53:23-05:00May 16th, 2019|General|

Rockford Medical Students Receive Awards

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford recently recognized memb Dr. Gary Rifkin presents the Glenn D. Netto Humanitarian Award to Stephanie Grach ers of the graduating Class of 2019 in the Doctor of Medicine program for the following: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Erin E. Braun Christina M. Overmann Vinaya [...]

2019-05-07T17:24:51-05:00May 7th, 2019|General|

Rockford Researchers Receive UIC Chancellor’s Awards

Two innovative researchers at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford each received 2019 Chancellor’s Translational Research Initiative Awards from the University of Illinois at Chicago to advance their promising research. The award includes $25,000 in grant funding. Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram, PhD, DVM, and Xue-Jun Li, PhD, were two of only 10 UIC researchers to [...]

2019-05-07T15:26:51-05:00May 7th, 2019|General|