Medical Student to Present at 90th Annual Plastic Surgery Meeting

Congratulations to Sydney Mathis, MD candidate 2024, whose submission entitled Same-Day Virtual Reality Surgical Planning and Intraoperative Navigation: A New Surgical Workflow for Craniofacial Trauma and Reconstruction was accepted for presentation at the 90th Annual Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2021, taking place in Atlanta this Octo Sydney Mathis, M2 ber. The Office of [...]

2021-07-27T14:51:05-05:00July 27th, 2021|General, Research|

Pinckneyville Is New Home to South Central Area Health Education Center

Pinckneyville Community Hospital, 5383 State Route 154, is the new host of the South Central Area Health Education Center, which was previously located in Centralia, Ill. Part of a statewide network of the Illinois Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program, the South Central AHEC has programs focusing on giving young people a head start toward [...]

2021-07-27T13:02:32-05:00July 27th, 2021|General|

Bridge Funding Now Available for UICOMR Faculty

The Office of Research is now accepting applications for the 2022 Bridge Funding cycle. Bridge funding is intended to provide short-term financial support to sustain the research programs, laboratories, and momentum of productive researchers during funding gaps to give them a chance to regain extramural funding. Bridge funding is targeted to all members of the [...]

2021-07-08T11:12:44-05:00July 8th, 2021|General, Research|

New CARE Program Helps Formerly Incarcerated People Continue to Access Needed Health Care Services

Jordan Vold, PA-C A new University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford program will provide services for formerly incarcerated people to receive mental health and substance use disorder treatment upon returning to the community. The Compassionate Appreciation for Recovery in Everyone (CARE) Program is a partnership between UICOMR, the UI Health Mile Square [...]

2021-07-26T12:50:33-05:00July 2nd, 2021|General|

Dr. Glasser Retires After 43 Years

Dean Stagnaro-Green presented a rural-themed art piece from staff and faculty to Dr. Glasser in recognition of his retirement. Michael Glasser, PhD, retired June 30, 2021, after 43 years of service to the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. Dr. Glasser was associate dean for rural health professions, the director of the [...]

2021-06-30T12:23:36-05:00June 30th, 2021|General, Uncategorized|

Dr. Hinkle Named Interim Director and Department Head of NCRHP

Hana Hinkle, PhD, MPH Due to the upcoming June 30 retirement of Michael Glasser, PhD, Dean Alex Stagnaro-Green, MD, has named Hana Hinkle, PhD, MPH, the interim director and department head of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's National Center for Rural Health Professions. Dr. Hinkle has served as associate director [...]

2021-06-17T14:40:45-05:00June 17th, 2021|General|

Two Students Named 2021 Champions of Humanistic Care by Gold Foundation

Angelica Ukaigwe, MD, a 2021 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and Joshua Crist, a fourth-year medical student at UICOMR, were selected as 2021 Champions of Humanistic Care by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. About 200 physicians, nurses and healthcare team members from around the nation were chosen from Gold Partners Council [...]

2021-06-09T13:51:15-05:00June 9th, 2021|General|

Dr. Khare Receives Women of Achievement Professions Award

Dr. Manorama Khare Manorama Khare, PhD, recently received the Women of Achievement Professions Award from the YWCA of Northwestern Illinois. Dr. Khare is a research associate professor and interim director of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s Division of Health Policy and Social Sciences Research. She is a well-published public health [...]

2021-05-18T15:35:21-05:00May 18th, 2021|General, Research|

SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 Testing Info for the Public

Free COVID-19 Saliva-Based Testing The SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 test is a PCR test offered at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave. When are appointments available? Mondays 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesdays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays: 8 a.m. to [...]

2021-06-17T14:28:20-05:00May 17th, 2021|General|

SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 Testing Info for Students, Staff and Faculty

Who is required to test weekly? Non-vaccinated students from College of Medicine, MBT Program, College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy who will be attending class or events or studying on campus. After August 1, all students must be vaccinated. Non-vaccinated faculty who come on campus for College of Medicine including MBT Program, College of [...]

2021-07-13T13:15:16-05:00May 12th, 2021|General|
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