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A student receives an award at the 2018 Commencement ceremony.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Dr. David Satcher, who is the founding director and senior advisor for the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, served as the guest speaker.

Students in the UIC Urban Health Program have a conversation standing outside a building on campus.

Urban Health Program Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Since its inception in 1978, UHP has recruited, retained and graduated more than 7,000 traditionally underrepresented students who now work in health-related fields.

A chart showing a reading of the DNA of a gene

New Research Weighs Ethics of Genomic Screening

The public health and ethical impacts of genomic screening are the focus of a new paper co-authored by the School of Public Health’s Kee Chan, PhD, clinical assistant professor of health policy and administration.

A pill bottle lays on its side, with pills inside and pills spilled beside it.  A needle sits on top of the pills.

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.