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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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 27th, 2018|General|

Research Day is April 27

Research Day will be held on Friday, April 27, at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave. This is the twenty-third annual event held on the campus to showcase health sciences research. It is free and open to the public. This year’s line-up includes a keynote address on chronic disease prevention, a panel discussion [...]

2018-04-20T11:40:00+00:00 April 20th, 2018|General|

Named Professorships Bestowed Upon University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Researchers

Dr. Mathew Thoppil-Mathew, the newly named Cedric W. Blazer Endowed Professor in Biomedical Sciences (left) is pictured with Tara Blazer and Mark Blazer representing The Blazer Foundation and Dr. Xue-Jun Li, the newly named Michael A. Werckle, MD, Endowed Professor in Biomedical Sciences. Two University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford researchers received [...]

2018-04-02T14:17:19+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|General|

Match Day Results

University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Announces Residency Matches for Graduating Medical Students In Rockford and across the nation, graduating medical students found out where they will spend the next three to seven years of their medical training at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, March 16. Fifty-three students from the Class of 2018 at the University [...]

2018-03-19T14:10:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|General|

Dr. Puri Receives Lung Cancer Research Grant

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford recently received a $50,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois with support from the Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Fund to continue Neelu Puri, PhD lung cancer research. Researcher Neelu Puri, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the [...]

2018-01-29T13:29:27+00:00 January 29th, 2018|General|

MBT Grads Earn Awards

College of Medicine Rockford MBT Students Earn Awards The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford announces the winners of several awards presented to 2017 graduates of the Master of Science in Medical Microbiology Program. Dr. Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram presents the Research Innovation Award to Ghata Nandi. The Research Innovation Award for an outstanding graduate [...]

2017-12-19T13:55:02+00:00 December 15th, 2017|General|

New Chair of Medicine Announced

Rifkin Takes on New College of Medicine Role Gary Rifkin, MD, FACP, FIDSA, is now chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. Rifkin, a professor of clinical medicine and infectious diseases, joined the faculty of the College of Medicine Rockford in 1978 and has served in various [...]

2017-10-03T10:06:37+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|General|