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Taking Aim at Opioid Abuse

Associate Professor Basmattee Boodram is designing interventions through a pair of National Institutes of Health grants to address and eliminate Hepatitis C transmission among opioid users.

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Analyzing Complex Health Science Data

Hua Yun Chen is a professor of biostatistics whose research has been focused on developing innovative statistical methods for analyzing complex health science data.

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Examining How Inequality Affects Health Outcomes

Professor Sage Kim is examining a range of inequities in public health outcomes, including disparities in police surveillance, public health challenges in jails and access to breast cancer care.

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Managing Disasters and Measuring Resilience

Adjunct professor Apostolis Sambanis is leading health risk management efforts in disaster scenario planning across the country with organizations like FEMA and the Illinois EPA.

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Identifying Root Causes of Public Health Challenges

Christina Welter, clinical assistant professor of community health sciences and director of the MidAmerica Center for Public Health Practice, is building systems and policy changes that respond to the root causes of inequities in health.

BRACE-Illinois Preps State for Climate Change

The School of Public Health's Elena Grossman is leading a statewide partnership funded by the CDC to ready Illinois for the public health effects of climate change; she recently presented on her work at the American Public Health Association conferen

Dr. Mark Dworkin stands at a podium delivering his presentation to the audience at the World AIDS Day event.

School of Public Health Commemorates World AIDS Day

The UIC School of Public Health marked the 30thWorld AIDS Day with an event on November 29 recognizing the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS prevention in Chicago, across the state of Illinois and across the globe.