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Students honored at annual awards event

Congratulations to all of the UICOMP student and faculty award recipients – the recognition was well deserved! More than 60 individual awards and honors were given out Thursday, May 3, 2018, at The Warehouse on State in Peoria during the annual Student Awards Event. Congratulations to Dr. Carl Strauch, who was honored with the Distinguished [...]

2018-05-04T11:22:32+00:00May 4th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP students discover their matches

Fifty-six medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria joined thousands across the country on Friday, March 16 as they learned where they “matched” to continue their path in medicine. UICOMP students matched to 19 specialties across 23 states and the District of Columbia. Of those, 24 are headed into primary care [...]

2018-03-19T09:29:21+00:00March 16th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

HUD Awards $1.25 Million to renew support of Peoria HIV/AIDS Program

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will receive $1.25 million to assist low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families over the next three years in central Illinois. The local grant is part of a $37 million nationwide award announced in December by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide [...]

2018-01-03T11:39:50+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Pathways: UICOMP Unveils New Teaching & Learning Space

The dust has cleared. What were conceptual sketches and hundreds of pages of construction blueprints are now the new learning spaces for students and faculty on the UICOMP campus. New technology, a new technology-rich classroom, a new anatomy wing, and student oasis were part of an aggressive – yet very essential – series of [...]

2018-01-03T11:39:59+00:00December 18th, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP research collaborative: natural “love hormone” may offer new pain therapies

Researchers have documented how the same hormone known widely among expectant mothers as a means for helping to induce child delivery or lactation also suppresses inflammatory pain, according to a study led by the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the “love hormone” and commonly employed by doctors [...]

2018-01-03T11:40:07+00:00November 17th, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP program to train doctors in hospice and palliative care at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, in partnership with OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, is pleased to announce a new physician training program in hospice and palliative medicine. Palliative medicine focuses on improving the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with serious life-threatening illness. This is [...]

2018-01-03T11:40:19+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|