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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|

Welcome, Dr. Kelly

Kelly Joins College of Medicine Rockford Leadership Team The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford announces the appointment of Kathleen M. Kelly, MD, FACP, as assistant dean for graduate medical education. She’s been a clinical assistant professor of medicine for the college since 1994 and started her new role August 14. Kelly will have [...]

2017-10-03T09:55:58+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|General|

Welcome Dr. Gomez, biostatistician

The Office of Research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford (UICOMR) and the College of Pharmacy at Rockford are pleased to announce the hiring of Kayéromi Gomez, PhD, Biostatistician

2017-08-25T15:26:04+00:00 August 25th, 2017|General|