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February 18, 2013 Road closures and no-parking zones will be in effect Saturday, Feb. 23, as the University of Chicago Medicine opens the new Center for Care and Discovery and carries out the delicate task of transporting roughly 200 patients being treated for complex conditions from Mitchell Hospital to the new Center for Care and Discovery.
February 18, 2013 After about five years of planning and construction, the single biggest expansion project in University of Chicago Medicine history is headed into the homestretch, as employees prepare to move approximately 200 patients into the new Center for Care and Discovery on Saturday, Feb. 23.
February 14, 2013 A genome-wide analysis searching for evidence of long-lived balancing selection — where the evolutionary process acts not to select the single best adaptation but to maintain genetic variation in a population — has uncovered at least six regions of the genome where humans and chimpanzees share the same combination of genetic variants. The finding, to be published Feb.
February 14, 2013 University of Chicago Medical Center President Sharon O’Keefe has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago, effective immediately. Her expertise in operational excellence and health care, as well as her dedication to the community, will help guide the strategic direction of the local chapter of the national organization, which first mobilized as a Chicago group to help the victims of the 1915 Eastland disaster, in which 844 people lost their lives in the Chicago River.
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January 25, 2013 The University of Chicago Medicine and the Chicago White Sox have joined forces to combat childhood obesity through a partnership aimed at educating youth and families on ways to be active and make healthy eating choices. Through a sponsorship of the team’s new “Family Sundays” along with the White Sox Kids Club, the University of Chicago Medicine will be able to reach more consumers in a very public way to teach families how to make healthy lifestyle choices using its repertoire of research-based programs.
January 23, 2013 Aasim Padela, MD, was awarded the 2012 Ibn Sina Award from the Compassionate Care Network of Chicago for his outstanding work and contributions in the field of Islamic medical ethics. The director of the Initiative on Islam and Medicine and a faculty member of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Padela was honored for his scholarship in the Islamic ethico-legal tradition and the ways it influences the health behaviors of Muslim patients and the lives of Muslim physicians.
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn joined other state and local officials to help dedicate the University of Chicago Medicine’s new state-of the-art, 1.2 million-square-foot Center for Care and Discovery on Monday.
WHAT: Center for Care and Discovery economic-impact dedication ceremony and media tours WHEN: Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 10:30 a.m.
January 11, 2013 The University of Chicago has launched the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry & Innovation in Sexual & Reproductive Health (Ci3), one of its most collaborative and far-reaching initiatives to address adolescent and women’s health. Ci3 aims to promote research, education and community involvement in issues related to sexuality and reproduction across systems, disciplines, generations and life stages.