Pediatric Resource Center Hosts Nov. 5 “Hope for Kids” Harvest-Themed Benefit

The Pediatric Resource Center (PRC) will host its annual fundraising event, “Hope for Kids” on Saturday, November 5, at Jump Simulation, 1306 N. Berkeley, Peoria. Proceeds from this event help PRC ensure the clinics are staffed with specially trained providers and case coordinators so that children can receive the services that are crucial to their [...]

2022-10-06T16:22:38-05:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Dr. Alfonse and Mrs. Nancy Masi Donate $1.2 Million to UICOMP

Dr. Alfonse and Mrs. Nancy Masi, Peoria, will donate $1.2 million to kick-off a fund leading to the establishment of an endowed chair in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. This is the first endowed chair established for the UICOMP Department of Medicine.The Dr. Alfonse and Nancy Masi [...]

2022-09-29T13:47:10-05:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Rural Student Physician Program highlighted in Effingham Daily News

Effingham Daily News shared this article that highlights rural medical training opportunities, including the Rural Student Physician Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. The article includes interviews with three who are current students or alums of the program. For more information on the RSPP program at UICOMP, click here. [...]

2022-09-06T14:57:24-05:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

White Coat Ceremony: August 12, 2022

Join UICOMP virtually for the Class of 2026 White Coat Ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2022, streamed live on UICOMP’s YouTube! The White Coat Ceremony is a rite of passage for medical students and was created by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation in 1993. Receiving the White Coat signifies their entrance [...]

2022-09-29T13:48:23-05:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: News|

Pathways: UICOMP Researchers Taking Closer Look at Commonalities Between COVID-19 and Brain Cancer

A team of UICOMP researchers in the Department of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology had their work published in Cell Death and Disease published by Nature Publishing Group. The work entitled “Galectin-1 activates Carbonic anhydrase IX and modulates glioma metabolism” is examining the commonalities of the spike protein present in COVID-19 and human Glioblastoma. Galectin-1 [...]

2022-12-19T10:37:54-06:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: News, Pathways|

University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria Collaborates on Long COVID Research

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will collaborate to study causes, prevention and treatment strategies for long COVID in central Illinois. The work is part of a broader collaboration led by University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) researchers that is projected to receive approximately $22 million from the National Institutes of Health over four [...]

2022-07-11T12:57:20-05:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Peoria Clinic Now Offering Primary Care to LGBTQ+ Community

Leaders from UICOMP and Positive Health Solutions (PHS) will announce the expansion of PHS clinical services to include primary care to the LGBTQ+ community. Expanding medical services to include primary care, as well as gender affirming care, will help fill this gap in central Illinois. The clinic’s care team is comprised of medical providers [...]

2022-06-29T10:59:29-05:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Kelli Evans joins College of Medicine as Senior Director of Development for Peoria Regional Campus

Kelli Evans has joined the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria as the Senior Director of Development. She will be responsible for leading the major gift strategy and solicitations for regional campus initiatives and will work closely with the Dean’s office, department heads and faculty in developing and implementing strategies to solicit gifts, scholarships, [...]

2022-06-16T14:00:32-05:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Nominations Open for “Community Health Awards”

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) is accepting nominations for the 2022 Community Health Awards. Nominations may be submitted online now through July 20, 2022. UICOMP sponsors these awards to recognize on-going commitment to community health promotion and/or disease prevention in our community. A healthy community requires a high quality medical [...]

2022-06-13T11:39:38-05:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP Awards Shelly Timmons, MD, with 2022 UICOMP Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) awarded Shelly Timmons, MD, with its 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award. She becomes the 18th graduate (among more than 2,000 medical school alumni) to receive this honor in the College’s 52-year history. Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, is chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Indiana [...]

2022-05-16T22:38:43-05:00May 12th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|
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