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UICOMP Names 2020 “Community Health Award” Winners

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria presented its 2020 Community Health Awards during its 12th Annual Celebration of Excellence held virtually November 12. The awards were started in 1995 to honor…


UICOMP Autism Services Highlighted by WHOI News

This story highlights UICOMP’s Child Development and Rehabilitation Clinic and its services to diagnose and provide on-going management of autism and other behavioral and neurodevelopmental conditions, including how care during the pandemic has…

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Pathways: UICOMP Alum Fights Pandemic in Italy

In March 2020, central Illinois physicians and healthcare institutions were ramping up preparations in anticipation of COVID-19, but Barbara Zimmerman, MD, boarded a plane and headed to a COVID-19 hotspot – Cremona, Italy.…

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COVID-19 Puts a New Spin on Match Day 2020 at UICOMP

Instead of the traditional Match Day celebration and the envelope opening as a class, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the University of Illinois College of Medicine to send match information by email to the…