Over 450 alumni and guests attended Feinberg’s 2018 Alumni Weekend, to reconnect and see how the medical school has changed since they graduated.
Within the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM), investigators collaborate at the intersection of public health and medicine — connecting clinics to communities and accelerating innovations that impact the health of both patients and populations.
New chair Daniel Brat, MD, PhD, is spearheading transformations in pathology, a field that’s rapidly evolving in parallel with advances in precision medicine and a trend toward sub-specialization.
Deputy Director Maha Hussain, MD oversees clinical research at the Lurie Cancer Center, but never forgets her primary goal: having an impact on patients.
Karl Bilimoria, MD, ’08 MS, ’10 GME, director of the Northwestern Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, has been elected president of the Association for Academic Surgery.
The newly launched Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment, directed by Peter Penzes, PhD, aims to deepen understanding of the biological bases of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders.
Roopal Kundu, ’01 MD, ’02 GME, guides students through the admissions process and beyond.
Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH, has been named president of the American Society of Hematology, the world’s largest hematology professional organization.
Feinberg reaffirmed its commitment to informatics and precision medicine by appointing Firas Wehbe, MD, PhD, as its first chief research informatics officer.
In recognition of their continued contribution to the mission of the medical school during a period of unprecedented growth, three of Feinberg’s leaders have been elevated to the position of associate dean.