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Dr. Omar Lateef to Serve as President and CEO for RUSH

Effective July 1, 2022, Dr. Omar Lateef will serve in the system-wide role of president and CEO of RUSH, a position currently held by Dr. Ranga Krishnan. Dr. Krishnan will then serve as senior advisor to the CEO.
18-May-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc, to Retire as President of RUSH University

Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc, has decided to retire as the President of RUSH University. Dr. Gabriel has served as RUSH University’s fourth president since February 2019. RUSH University will begin a national search for a permanent successor later...
5-May-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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RUSH Announces Inaugural Director of RUSH BMO Institute for Health Equity

Rush University System for Health has appointed John A. Rich, MD, the inaugural director of the RUSH BMO Institute for Health Equity.
20-Apr-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Older Adults on Statins May Have Lower Risk of Parkinsonism

Older adults who take statin drugs for cholesterol may have a reduced risk of developing parkinsonism, a neurological condition that causes movement issues such as tremor, according to a recent study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center.
7-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush to Create Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases with $1 Million in Federal Funding

The Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases will enable continued research, training and community involvement to prepare for emerging and future health threats.
7-Apr-2022 7:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

RUSH University and Esperanza Health Centers Target Health Inequity with New Family Medicine Residency

Rush University and Esperanza Health Centers are working together to increase the number of primary care doctors who are well-prepared to serve in areas of greatest need.
8-Mar-2022 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Time Change Coming: Don’t Let Springing Forward Set You Back

James Wyatt, PhD, clinical sleep disorder specialist at Rush University Medical Center, says daylight saving time isn’t just a mild inconvenience — it’s dangerous. He explains how to ease into this week's time change.
7-Mar-2022 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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RUSH to Implement Newly Approved Artificial Intelligence for Colonoscopy Screenings

Rush University System for Health is the first U.S. hospital system to offer the AI-assisted colonoscopy device in every screening procedure room. The Medtronic GI Genius™ intelligent endoscopy system helps detect colorectal polyps of varying...
2-Mar-2022 4:10 PM EST Add to Favorites


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How to Protect Yourself During the Omicron COVID-19 Surge: How to Go Out Safely

Michael Lin, MD, MPH, an infectious disease specialist, explains how risky some activities are now as the highly transmissible omicron variant surges through Chicago and the rest of the country.
12-Jan-2022 12:40 PM EST

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COVID Surge, Omicron Variant Experts From Rush University Medical Center

RUSH is among the nation’s leading hospitals for identifying, treating and protecting against COVID-19. Throughout the pandemic and with onset of the highly contagious omicron variant, RUSH experts are able to speak to all aspects of this global...
31-Dec-2021 7:05 AM EST

Rush Scientists Can Discuss Detection of Omicron Variant

7-Dec-2021 7:05 PM EST

Navigating Holiday Family Gatherings in Tense Times

Rush psychologist offers help handling some tricky situations that may come up this holiday season
3-Nov-2021 12:10 PM EDT

5 Things You Must Do While You Wait for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Even as vaccinations against COVID-19 are under way, the virus continues to kill thousands of Americans every day, making it more important than ever to stay safe and be ready in case it strikes you or your family. Here's what you need to do to...
30-Dec-2020 4:05 PM EST

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July During the Pandemic

While parks and friends’ backyards will be open to celebrate July 4, it’s still important to interact safely with others amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Even though more places are reopening in Chicago and around the state, there still is a...
1-Jul-2020 11:45 AM EDT

COVID-19 Anxieties: Six Tips To Avoid Stress Eating When Social Distancing

Joyce A. Corsica, PhD, director of outpatient psychotherapy and director of bariatric psychology at Rush and Mackenzie Kelly, PhD, a clinical psychologist and assistant professor at Rush, shared six tips to avoid emotional eating during social...
26-Mar-2020 12:05 PM EDT

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