A recent study assessed the barriers preventing individuals from participating in biobanking research projects, including concerns about informed consent and data sharing.
A panel of experts gathered to discuss strategies for preventing violence among young men in Chicago, at an event sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Melissa Simon, MD, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has been appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which makes evidence-based recommendations for preventive screenings, counseling services and medications.
Northwestern Medicine scientists presented recent research findings in the field of integrative medicine at the first annual Osher Center Research Day.
Close to 200 medical students laid down their white coats at a “White Coats for Coverage” event, in a symbolic gesture of support for the Affordable Care Act.
The absence of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in middle age was associated with significantly fewer years lived with heart failure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Ronald Ackermann, MD, MPH, has been named senior associate dean for public health and director of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM), succeeding IPHAM’s inaugural leader, Rowland Chang, MD, MPH.
For the last decade, Ronald Ackermann, MD, MPH, has worked on implementing a method to halt diabetes that is both effective for patients and affordable for insurers. He and colleagues have focused on adapting an intervention called the Diabetes Prevention Program.
The latest government guidelines for diabetes screening missed 55 percent of high-risk individuals with prediabetes or diabetes, a new Northwestern Medicine study found.
Transplant surgeon Jason Wertheim, MD, PhD, participated in the White House Organ Summit, convened to increase access to organ transplants, reduce the organ waiting list and eventually develop new regenerative medicine technologies.