Phishing has become more sophisticated and frequent

October is National Cyber Security Month, which is a good time to review phishing techniques. Phishing is a cyberattack where fraudulent emails sent from seemingly reputable sources attempt to trick you into revealing personal information. Phishing attacks have become more frequent and advanced, and they pose a significant threat to everyone. Example of Phishing [...]

2018-10-16T16:49:24+00:00October 16th, 2018|CIS Updates, Security Awareness|

UICOMP Study on Synthetic Cannabinoids Featured in New England Journal of Medicine

A research article detailing a central Illinois poison outbreak involving synthetic cannabinoids earlier this year and the therapy provided is featured in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. A study involving 34 patients at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center between March and April of 2018 were identified as having [...]

2018-09-27T11:44:22+00:00September 27th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Federal grant funds innovative research in stroke at UICOMP

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria was awarded $1.8 million by the National Institutes of Health to expand a series of preclinical research studies over the next five years involving ischemic stroke. Researchers at the UICOMP campus have identified a specific enzyme typically not found in healthy brains but that becomes prevalent [...]

2018-09-11T08:36:56+00:00September 10th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Weekend downtime for phone project

UICOMP campus, Positive Health Solutions and UICOMP Psychiatry will experiencing intermittent downtime from 5 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 23, due to the phone upgrades. This means that UICOMP users may not be able to log on to their desktops if onsite, at PHS or Psychiatry, and you will not be able to use your office [...]

2018-06-22T16:54:31+00:00June 22nd, 2018|CIS Updates|

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 [...]

2018-09-05T10:22:41+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|