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The latest news and updates on the Urban Health Initiative

Dr. Kohar Jones: Gun violence is a public health problem Chicago Sun-Times Friday, March 15, 2013 Link to original article
Good health care shouldn’t start in emergency room Dr. Kohar Jones on the benefits of having a medical home Chicago Sun Times Friday, November 2, 2012 Link to original article
The Urban Health Initiative A Model for All Physicians Chicago Medicine Magazine Sunday, September 30, 2012 Link to original article
Theater Therapy: eta Honors Incidental Playwright Dr. Doriane Miller for “Reclaiming Community” NewcityStage.com Thursday, September 20, 2012 Link to original article
Arts as outlet for those 'more apt to snap' Dr. Doriane Miller is featured. Chicago Tribune Thursday, August 16, 2012 Link to original article
Michelle Obama Medical Home Effort Slowly Makes Progress The UHI makes progress in medical home connections Forbes Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Link to original article
Physician, eta bring link between youth violence and mental health center stage The Chicago Crusader Saturday, March 24, 2012 Link to original article
Care Providers on the Affordable Care Act Dr. Kohar Jones shares her thoughts on the Affordable Care Act Businessweek Thursday, March 22, 2012 Link to original article
Making hope amid violence in Chicago's Southside Check out a video about IMAN Health Clinic's work in the area of violence prevention CBS News Chicago Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Link to original article
Chicago doctor concerned about violence becomes playwright Dr. Doriane Miller and "It Shoudda Been Me" Featured on WBEZ91.5 WBEZ91.5 Radio Online Friday, March 2, 2012 Link to original article
U of C doctor delves into playwriting Chicago Citizen Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Link to original article
U of C Doc Melissa Gilliam Fights Teen Pregnancies BLOCKING THE BABY BUMP: With a high-tech assist from local high schoolers, Dr. Melissa Gilliam hopes to change attitudes about contraception and reduce the large number of teenage pregnancies Chicago Magazine Sunday, January 1, 2012 Link to original article
Building A Healthier City DrsforAmerica.org Monday, December 19, 2011 Link to original article
Pritzker Students Help Community Prepare for Flu Season Pritzker students Ning Zhou and Helio Zapata re-cap flu shot drives held over the past few months, benefitting an array of communities in and around the South Side Pritzker News Thursday, December 15, 2011 Link to original article
National Kidney Foundation of Illinois Screening at the Health & Resource Fair UHI's Susan Peters and Dr. Monica Peek Featured as Participants News from the 20th Ward: Alderman Willie Cochran Saturday, December 10, 2011 Link to original article
Physician Becomes Playwright to Address Youth Violence and Mental Health UCMC Newsroom Feature Friday, November 11, 2011 Link to original article
Pritzker Student Toussaint Mears-Clarke Selected for Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship Pritzker School of Medicine Monday, November 7, 2011 Link to original article
New stage play examines depression in youth Chicago Defender Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Link to original article
U of C, South Side NCPs Partner on ‘Grand Rounds’ Dr. Doriane Miller and the Center for Community Health & Vitality Studies Community Grand Rounds Series is Featured LISC-Chicago.org Friday, September 30, 2011 Link to original article
Making Health Happen: Education, Collaboration and Empowerment Dr. Kohar Jones discusses the Summer Service Partnership DrsforAmerica.org Monday, August 29, 2011 Link to original article
Patient-to-doctor ratios in 12 Chicago neighborhoods equal to third-world countries' Dr. Kohar Jones is featured The Chicago Reporter Friday, August 19, 2011 Link to original article
Free Clinics Benefit Future Physicians As Well As Patients Medical Residents Make the Most of Limited Resources Medicine on the Midway Monday, August 1, 2011 Link to original article
New Hospital Pavilion Project Helps Benefit Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses Medicine on the Midway Monday, August 1, 2011 Link to original article
I want to eat better - but how can I? By: Keisha Liddell, Junior at EPIC Academy Charter High School Chicago Sun-Times Thursday, July 28, 2011 Link to original article
Panel Discusses Link Between Obesity, Cancers Dr. Doriane Miller discusses the high rates of obesity in the African American community The Chicago Defender Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Link to original article
Are you getting your annual checkups? Let us know by taking our poll Eric E. Whitaker, MD, MPH discusses annual check-ups for men... Jet Magazine Monday, June 6, 2011 Link to original article
Taking Control of Allergies and Asthma By Doriane C. Miller, M.D. The Chicago Citizen Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Link to original article
Fostering Relationships Through Service At the Forefront Sunday, May 1, 2011 Link to original article
Pritzker Students Volunteer at a Free Children's Clinic in Washington Park Newsfront Thursday, April 7, 2011 Link to original article
Eating, Praying and Loving, Part 2: Keys to Good Health Rollingout.com Friday, April 1, 2011 Link to original article
Research funding to accelerate South Side health and wellness community-mapping project The University of Chicago Medical Center Newsroom: Press Release Friday, February 11, 2011 Link to original article
Medical Center Helps Benefit Minority- and Female-Owned Businesses through the New Hospital Pavilion Project NewsFront Thursday, February 3, 2011 Link to original article
UHI Donates $50,000 Grant to First CommunityHealth Englewood Clinic The University of Chicago News Office Friday, January 14, 2011 Link to original article
The Social Detriments of Urban Health Dr. Eric E. Whitaker, MD, MPH Discusses Social Determinants of Health University of Chicago: Poverty, Promise & Possibility page Thursday, January 13, 2011 Link to original article
Urban Health Institute Examines Domestic Violence The Chicago Crusader Tuesday, January 4, 2011 Link to original article
UHI To Launch New Long Term Study UHI Plans to Expand Its Focus At the Forefront Saturday, January 1, 2011 Link to original article
Mapping Resources, Matching Needs The University of Chicago Recovery Act Funding website Friday, December 3, 2010 Link to original article
Primary care interest in decline Earning potential among reasons cited for downward trend Chicago Tribune Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Link to original article
Partnering to Transform Urban Health Medicine on the Midway Monday, November 1, 2010 Link to original article
U of C's Urban Health Initiative growing Program is linking thousands to primary care but officials say more work is to be done Chicago Tribune Thursday, July 29, 2010 Link to original article
Transforming Health on the South Side Medicine on the Midway Saturday, May 1, 2010 Link to original article
On the Trail Less Traveled Researchers track down the most elusive South Side residents in a pilot study about health care Medicine on the Midway Saturday, May 1, 2010 Link to original article