One of the biggest diseases of the modern era is a pernicious cluster of risk factors called metabolic syndrome, and Northwestern scientists across disciplines are looking for new ways to understand, target, treat, and even prevent this syndrome, with the hopes of ultimately creating a much healthier nation.
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Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to assess COVID-19 treatments for mild to severe cases, the widespread adoption of telemedicine, and why a “return to normal” will be a missed opportunity to improve healthcare.
Jiancheng Ye, a PhD student in Feinberg’s Health Sciences Integrated PhD program, was the author a paper that explores strategies to address clinician burnout linked to patient-integrated data in electronic health records.
Pregnant women who are diagnosed with COVID-19 have a higher risk of severe maternal morbidity and mortality and neonatal complications compared to pregnant women without COVID-19, according to recent findings.
Vaccination against COVID-19 can help protect individuals, communities and facilitate a return to normal life, according to a recent webinar.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine hosted a virtual Population Health Forum Seminar featuring the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, who discussed the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and plans for the future.
With the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination effort well underway, many of Feinberg’s medical students have volunteered to administer vaccines to patients at Northwestern Medicine healthcare sites across Chicago.
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.