SPH hosted its first Faculty Research Mixer on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Faculty and students had an opportunity to meet and network with colleagues to discuss research interests. Research posters from current projects were available for viewing. The goal of the event was to foster new collaborations and scholarly activity.
Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award 2016
Distinguished Researcher: Jamie F. Chriqui, Ph.D., MHS, Professor, Division of Health Policy and Administration and Institute for Health Research and Policy, School of Public Health
Making a Difference: SPH Researchers in the News
(Source: Sharon Parmet, Associate Director, News Bureau, Office of Public and Government Affairs, UIC, email@example.com)
The Chicago Tribune covered research by Maria Argos, assistant professor of epidemiology in the UIC School of Public Health that appeared recently in the journal Epidemiology. Argos and colleagues found that people who eat a gluten-free diet may be at risk for increased exposure to arsenic and mercury. Read the article here: http://trib.in/2kuX161
Dr. Linda Forst, professor of the environmental and occupational health sciences in the UIC School of Public Health, is featured in a news segment that ran on Univision Chicago News this past Monday. The segment covered a press conference to support the Responsible Job Creation Act (HB 690), sponsored by State Representative Carol Ammons (D-103), which aims to reform the temp industry by pushing businesses to provide healthier and safer workplaces for temp workers. View the segment here: http://bit.ly/2lWsn1m
Chicago Magazine wrote about a study by Lee Friedman, associate professor of environmental and occupational health sciences in the UIC School of Public Health, that appeared last month in JAMA Surgery. The study found that many gunshot victims in Cook County that meet the criteria for treatment at a level 1 trauma center are instead treated at hospitals without these centers. Read the article here: http://chi.mg/2lkT5kd