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A map from the Chicago Atlas showing rates of adult diabetes across Chicago community areas.

Chicago Health Atlas earns Smart Cities award

The free community health data resource, co-led by the UIC School of Public Health, was honored as one of the top 50 innovative urban projects from around the world.

Abigail Suleman photo.

Meet our inspiring grads: Abigail Suleman

Graduating with a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in maternal and child health epidemiology, Suleman has impacted UIC's campus and communities with her passion for addressing maternal health disparities.

Vincent Freeman photo.

Linking body size and prostate cancer risks

New research from SPH's Vincent Freeman is exploring how men with elevated body mass indexes may be at heightened risk for prostate cancer and earlier metastases of tumors.

Coal miners walk together after a work shift.

Modern coal miners suffering higher fatality rates from lung diseases

Coal miners have significantly increased odds of death from lung diseases compared to the U.S. general population, and this disparity has also worsened over time with modern miners facing greater risk than their predecessors.