Match Day 2021 Results

Congratulations to the College of Medicine Rockford students and alumni who matched in residency programs on March 19, Match Day 2021!Though the celebration was virtual this year, Match Day is one of the most important days of medical school as students learn where they will spend the next few years in residency programs. [...]

2021-03-19T14:59:46-05:00March 19th, 2021|General, Uncategorized|

Rockford Researcher Named Inventor of the Year

Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram, DMV, PhD, was named the 2020 Inventor of the Year by the University of Illinois Chicago. Dr. Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram Kalyanasundaram, DMV, PhD, is a professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. His work on a vaccine to prevent parasitic infections [...]

2021-02-15T14:11:22-06:00February 15th, 2021|General, Research|

COVID-19 Saliva Testing for Campus Community

COVID-19 Saliva Testing for Students, Staff and Faculty at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford UIC has expanded saliva-based testing to include the Rockford campus. Free testing for students, staff and faculty will be offered on Friday, December 18, 2020, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Appointments are preferred and may be scheduled online in advance. Walk-ins are welcome and [...]

2020-12-15T09:05:12-06:00December 15th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

Service of Gratitude 2020

You are invited to attend the virtual Service of Gratitude presented by the medical students of the University of Illinois College of Medicine’s campuses in Chicago, Peoria and Rockford, Illinois honoring the anatomical gift made by generous individuals who donated their bodies to science.     University of Illinois College of Medicine 2020 [...]

2020-11-20T09:04:12-06:00November 9th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

Medical Student Research Accepted for Presentation

Fourth-year medical student Akash Khurana’s research Akash Khurana, M4 has been accepted for a poster presentation at the American College of Gastroenterology National Conference in October. His project, “Follow-up Outcomes in Celiac Disease Patients Followed at a Large, Community-Based Gastroenterology Practice” assessed whether patients who were referred to a dietitian had significant differences [...]

2020-09-25T16:39:20-05:00September 25th, 2020|General, Research|

Dr. Jeff Smith is New Chair of Department of Medicine

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford has appointed Jeffrey R. Smith, MD, FACC, chair for the Department of Jeffrey Smith, MD Medicine and Medical Specialties. Dr. Smith is a clinical associate professor in the department and has been on the faculty since 1996. Dr. Smith has taught medical students and directed [...]

2020-09-01T17:48:53-05:00September 1st, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

Dr. Jones Named Interim Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford announces the appointment of Alesia Jones, PhD, as interim assistant dean for diversity and inclusion. She is also an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and serves as the director of behavioral science for the Family Medicine Residency Program. A licensed clinical psychologist, [...]

2020-08-12T10:43:52-05:00August 12th, 2020|General|

$3 Million NIH Grant to Further College of Medicine Rockford Researcher’s Vaccine for Lymphatic Filariasis

Study will develop a vaccine for preventing a disabling infectious disease that affects millions around the world Dr. Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram A University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford researcher and his collaborator at PAI Life Sciences Inc. received a three-year grant totaling $3 million from the National Institutes of Health that will advance [...]

2020-07-14T16:48:25-05:00July 14th, 2020|General, Research, Uncategorized|

Dr. Mary Jo Ironside Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award to Mary Jo Ironside, MD. “Dr. Ironside has demonstrated a strong commitment to medical education in family medicine and obstetrics and has a longstanding history of outstanding interest in our medical students and residents,” says Alex Stagnaro-Green, UICOMR dean. Dr. Ironside [...]

2020-06-22T13:48:57-05:00June 22nd, 2020|General|
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