Lucy Bilaver, PhD, associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named director of the Health Sciences Integrated PhD program, while Richard Epstein, PhD, MPH, research professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been named associate director.
Hooman Azad, a student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH degree program, has been awarded a 2021 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service.
Bonnie Spring, PhD, chief of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine, has received the 2021 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine.
Northwestern Medicine scientists and clinicians have continued to investigate methods to combat the disease, including strategies to conduct clinical trials during a pandemic, studying neurologic symptoms in children and reflecting on the importance of professional medical organizations during a public health crisis.
The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing has been awarded a five-year, $9 million for the expansion of the 2GETHER study, which aims to reduce HIV incidence by teaching relationship and sexual health promotion skills to young men who have sex with men.
It’s been one year since the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the United States, and still Feinberg investigators continue to investigate the disease, its evolution and its impact on society.
Since March 2020, a team of Northwestern Medicine scientists have been tracking the evolution of SARS- CoV-2, specifically in the city of Chicago. Their work has been pivotal in understanding how the virus spread to Chicago and what new variants have emerged in the city.
Linda Suleiman, MD, ’17 GME, and Quentin Youmans, ’15 MD, ’18 GME, have been included in the National Minority Quality Forum’s 2021 “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” list.
Second-year medical student Tricia Pendergrast has been included in Crain’s Chicago Business 2021 Notable Healthcare Heroes list for co-founding and operating GetMePPEChicago.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has discovered why Black men die more often of prostate cancer yet also have greater survival benefits from immunotherapy treatments.