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Research Highlights

 

2nd Annual Research Uncorked

 

 

The Second Research Uncorked was held on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 3 PM to 5 PM in the gym.  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.

 

Making a Difference: SPH Researchers in the News

May 2018

Dr. Sam Dorevitch, associate professor of environmental and occupational health sciences in the UIC School of Public Health, was featured in an ABC7 news segment on a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alert that warned that chlorine doesn't necessarily eliminate all potentially dangerous bacteria in swimming pools. "Chlorine added to a swimming pool does a pretty good job killing most bacteria, but there are some parasites to survive chlorine," Dorevitch said. Watch the entire segment here:   https://abc7.ws/2rYO2uL

(Source: Sharon Parmet, Director of Health Sciences and Research Communications Office of Public & Government Affairs)

The Chicago Tribune mentioned a study by UIC researchers in the School of Public Health that seeks to determine if residents of Chicago's East Side are affected by toxic levels of manganese. Their preliminary findings, which have not been published, suggest that children in this area do indeed have elevated levels of the neurotoxic metal used in steel production. Read the article here: https://trib.in/2ryBJFY

(Source: Sharon Parmet, Director of Health Sciences and Research Communications Office of Public & Government Affairs)

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