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Dr. Fox Named New Psychiatry Chair

Geraldine “Geri” Fox, MD, MHPE, FAACAP, is the new chair and a clinical professor Dr. Geri Fox in the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Department of Psychiatry effective September 1, 2018. Dr. Fox will also maintain a presence on the Chicago campus where she will continue to serve as associate dean [...]

2018-08-16T12:56:41+00:00August 16th, 2018|General|

Physicians Receive Residency Teaching Awards

Several physicians received 2018 teaching awards from the Family Medicine Residency Program of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. Resident physician Medha Chunduru, MD, presented the 2018 Outstanding Community Preceptor Award to Sameer Ansar, MD, at the June 30 residency graduation ceremony at Forest Hills Country Club. Sameer Ansar, MD, an [...]

2018-07-18T11:02:18+00:00July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Residency Programs Graduate New Family Physicians

Ten new family physicians recently graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s three residency programs. The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program graduated seven physicians from the Rockford program. This is the 46th class of family physicians to graduate from the program. The Rockford residency class of 2018 [...]

2018-07-17T13:20:43+00:00July 17th, 2018|General|

Grant Allows Implementation of Wellness Initiatives in Freeport, IL

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford is part of a collaborative project to address obesity and chronic disease that will now include a new faith-based wellness program thanks to a $114,000 grant from the United Way of Northwest Illinois. Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More Program is the newest program of Win [...]

2018-07-10T15:19:41+00:00July 10th, 2018|General|

UI Health L.P. Johnson Family Health Center Has New Hours

The L.P. Johnson Family Health Center, 1221 E. State St., a part of UI Health, and has new hours starting July 1, 2018. The L.P. Johnson Family Health Center is a unique family practice that is a teaching facility for the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. Resident physicians in the Family Medicine Residency [...]

2018-06-29T09:10:46+00:00June 29th, 2018|General|

Rockford Researchers Make Strides in Targeting Paralysis

Yongchao Mou, Ph.D., is part of the research team in the Regenerative Medicine and Disability Laboratory and was the lead author on the recent journal publication. Researchers from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford are a step closer to finding potential therapies that could one day help people with a type [...]

2018-06-28T12:26:38+00:00June 28th, 2018|General|

Dr. Gary Anderson Receives Distinguished Service Award

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Gary Anderson, MD, during its May 11 convocation ceremony. The evening before that, the graduating students presented him with a Golden Apple Teaching Award from their class, one of several he’s earned over his 34 years as a College of [...]

2018-05-18T09:09:54+00:00May 18th, 2018|General|

Winnebago County Medical Society Receives Distinguished Community Award

Dr. Tiffanie Ferry, vice-president of the Winnebago County Medical Society, accepted the 2018 Distinguished Community Award from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford from Dean Alex Stagnaro-Green at the May 11 Convocation Ceremony. The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2018 Distinguished Community Award to the Winnebago County [...]

2018-05-17T10:30:42+00:00May 17th, 2018|General|

Distinguished Teaching Award Goes to Dr. Ray Garcia

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award to Raymond Garcia, MD, during its May convocation ceremony. Each year, this award is presented to a College of Medicine Rockford faculty member who has demonstrated a long-standing history of outstanding interest in the college’s medical students and a strong commitment [...]

2018-05-16T16:12:38+00:00May 16th, 2018|General|

Research Day Award Winners Announced

Eighty-three posters were presented by medical, nursing, medical biotechnology and pharmacy students covering a wide array of impressive health sciences research. Congratulations to all the award winners from Research Day 2018. The Best Basic Science Research Poster Award sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Sciences and presented by Dr. Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram for excellence in basic [...]

2018-04-27T18:04:40+00:00April 27th, 2018|General|