The effort has already combined more than a million patient records in the Windy City and recently received a $7 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
More than 90 percent of adult social media users surveyed in a recent study would share their health records anonymously to help improve the care they and future patients receive, as well as to support medical research.
In her last year of residency, Jill Huded, MD, created new educational handouts for CommunityHealth, a free clinic in Chicago, to increase health literacy in an underserved population. Her project was funded by a Schweitzer fellowship.
Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD, professor in Preventive Medicine, discusses the role of nutrition in the education of medical students and in research at the medical school.
A group of medical students spent a month volunteering in urban and rural clinics and learning about public health in India.
Two students in the PhD/MPH program launched the first edition of Northwestern Public Health Review.
Bronwyn Rae, MD, MPH ’13, lecturer in preventive medicine, will spend the next year as a professor of anesthesia in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, as part of a new public/private initiative of the Peace Corps and Seed Global Health.