Dr. Gary Anderson Retires from College of Medicine Rockford

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford announces the retirement of Gary L. Anderson, MD, after 35 years of service. Anderson is an associate professor of clinical pathology and chair of the Department of Pathology.

Dr. Gary Anderson

Gary Anderson, MD

A 1979 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, Anderson completed a residency at the University of Iowa in pathology and joined the faculty in 1984 while working in clinical practice in Rockford. He was an award-winning instructor, earning several Golden Apple Teaching Awards over his long career and the Distinguished Service Award from the College of Medicine in May 2018.

“Dr. Anderson has been a valued contributor to the College of Medicine for more than three decades, training the next generation of physicians and serving as a leader on campus,” says Alex Stagnaro-Green, regional dean of the College of Medicine Rockford. “I appreciate his contributions and wish him well in his retirement.”

A retirement reception will be held at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018. Please call (815) 395-5590 or e-mail [email protected] if you plan to attend.

Donations in honor of Dr. Anderson’s retirement can be made in support of a medical student scholarship to be awarded in his name. For more information on contributing online, call 815-395-5921, or mail a check made out to to the University of Illinois Foundation to her noting it is for the Gary Anderson Scholarship to University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford, IL 61107.