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Dr. Gary Anderson Retires from College of Medicine Rockford

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. Gary Anderson, MD A 1979 graduate of the [...]

2018-10-12T10:01:59+00:00October 12th, 2018|General|

Dr. Ziegler and Dr. Dhillon Named Chief Residents in Family Medicine Residency Program The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program announces the selection of Pawandeep Dhillon, MD, and Jason Ziegler, MD, as co-chief residents for the Rockford program. Both Dr. Dhillon and Dr. Ziegler are resident physicians in their third [...]

2018-09-05T08:31:50+00:00September 5th, 2018|General, Uncategorized|

Rural Medical Education to Benefit from Riverboat-Themed Fundraiser

  The University of Illinois College of Medicine-Rockford will host Riverboat Royale at the Rockford Country Club, 2500 Oxford St., on Friday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 11 p.m. This event featuring table games, food stations, music and a silent auction will benefit the Rural Medical Education Program Fund. The college’s National Center for Rural [...]

2018-08-29T17:16:27+00:00August 29th, 2018|General|

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|