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A worker assembles rebar at a water treatment plant.

Research Highlights Worker Well-Being Differences

New research published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports indicate that workers’ well-being is affected by job categories, not just wages.

SPH professor Caryn Peterson speaks during a presentation on cervical cancer research at IHRP.

Peering into the Future of Research

UIC's Institute for Health Research and Policy is looking to deepen the use of technology and collaboration to continue creating transformative translational research.

An aerial view of the UIC campus, circa 1965.

50 Years of Impact

The UIC School of Public Health celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, commemorating a half-century of impact in neighborhoods in Chicago and communities around the world.

Graduates pose for a photo outside the UIC Pavilion at the conclusion of the Commencement ceremony.

Congratulations to the Class of 2019

The School of Public Health celebrated Commencement in May 2019, with Dr. Ngozi Ezike, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, delivering the keynote address.

Fred Kviz stands in front of a bookshelf, with a book in hand, posing for a picture.

Emeritus Faculty Continues to Have Impact

Dr. Fred Kviz's work on research design, measurement, survey research methods and questionnaire design continues to resonate in public health settings.

Colin Hendrickson, MPH student in environmental and occupational health sciences, stands by the water tanks he used for his project. In his hands are samples of the dirty river water and the clean water he disinfected.

Solar-Powered Water Treatment Project Debuts in Kenya

Through Gates Foundation funding, SPH researchers have implemented a water disinfection system that uses solar power to produce ozone gas, which passes through and disinfects drinking water.