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U Chicago's Marshall Chin, MD, Elected To National Academy Of Medicine

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On Oct. 16, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced that University of Chicago Medicine physician Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, has been elected a member of the Academy, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
16-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sensory Loss Can Be a Warning Sign of Poor Health Outcomes, Including Death

A long-term study spanning five years and including more than 3,000 nationally-representative older US adults has found that a natural decline of the five classical senses (vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch) can predict a number of poor health...
5-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Three of Chicago’s Leading Medical Centers Join National Network for Emergency Medicine Clinical Trials

The University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Chicago Medicine, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital are part of a newly-formed national network that will collaborate to conduct clinical trials designed to improve the outcomes for patients...
4-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Illinois Medical Universities to Study Factors Affecting Rural Opioid Epidemic

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and the University of Chicago Medicine will use a $1.13 million federal grant to study the opioid epidemic affecting the state’s 16 southernmost counties.
2-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Elderly Who Have Trouble Identifying Odors Face Risk of Dementia

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A long-term study of nearly 3,000 older adults found that those who could not identify at least 4 out of 5 common odors were more than twice as likely as those with a normal sense of smell to develop dementia within five years. About 14% could name...
26-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Chicago Nets NIH Grant to Increase Access to HIV Prevention Medication in Community Pharmacies

The University of Chicago’s Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation (Ci3) in Sexual and Reproductive Health was awarded a grant to increase access to PrEP in drugstore pharmacies in communities with high rates of STI and HIV infection.
27-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine research finds gaps in measures screening for hunger in hospitals

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for screening hospital patients or their caregivers to see if they have enough food missed a quarter of people living in “food insecure” households, according to research by the University of...
21-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine Adopts New Logo, to Rebrand Ingalls Facilities

The University of Chicago Medicine is rebranding Ingalls Memorial Hospital and its ambulatory facilities as it rolls out a new logo and brand architecture that reflects the academic medical center’s growing geographic reach and expanded services.
14-Sep-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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