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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.

In the News: Race, Barriers to Breast Cancer Care

Reuters featured a study led by associate professor Sage Kim that found certain populations have a deep distrust of the healthcare system and are less likely than other groups to report having barriers to care.

Students Take Second in National Competition

A team of students in the UIC School of Public Health’s Master of Healthcare Administration program earned second place in the National Association of Health Services Executives Case Competition.

For-Profit Nursing Homes More Likely to Have Neglect Issues

Residents receiving care in for-profit nursing homes are almost twice as likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care compared with clients living in not-for-profit facilities or in homes in the community.

Statement on Separating Families at the Border

It is our mission as public health professionals to advance and improve the health and well-being of all people, and in particular the most vulnerable and marginalized.  In light of these commitments, we…

President’s Executive Order on Immigrants and Refugees

At the core of our mission as the School of Public Health, is our commitment to justice, community, idealism, caring, diversity, respect and humility. The recent Presidential Executive Order to ban immigrants and…