ENDOCRINE and METABOLIC DISEASE Technical Symposium
When: Thursday November 29, 2-5PM
Where: 5175 COMRB 909 S. Wolcott Ave
Join CACHET’s Endocrine and Metabolic Disease Focus Group for a Technical Symposium featuring speakers from UChicago, Argonne National Laboratory, and Illinois Institute of Technology. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Amanda (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you plan to attend.
Monica Peek, MD, MPH (UChicago)
“Leveraging the Chicago Center for Diabetes Translational Research for Environmental Health Research”
Honggang Ye, PhD (UChicago)
“Resources in the Chicagoland Diabetes Research and Training Center to Support Environmental Health Research”
Jonathan Ozik, PhD (Argonne National Laboratory)
“Employing Simulated Populations to Study Environmental Health”
Gokhan Dalgin, PhD (UChicago)
“Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for the Study of Environmental Health”
Abhinav Bhushan, PhD (IIT)
“Metabolic tissue-chips: Techniques to Study Environmental Toxicology and Metabolic Diseases”
On November 3rd, CDRP Director Elbert Huang, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., was a guest speaker on the UChicago Medicine Community Health Focus Hour on WVON 1690AM, along with fellow CDRP investigator Doriane Miller, M.D., and Sheila Harmon, MSN. A discussion was held on how patients can utilize medical and community resources to improve their health.
Do you or someone you know suffer from diabetes or obesity? Do you have questions about how you can manage your diabetes and lose weight?
Join Doriane Miller this Saturday on the Community Health Focus Hour, we will have a discussion how you can utilize your medical and community resources to improve your health!
The Power Up! Nutrition and Physical Activity Program is still here…and this program is still impacting children, families and the community through partnerships slated to eliminate childhood obesity while fostering the importance of nutrition education and food preferences.
Along with UChicago Medicine’s ITM stakeholders, the Power Up! Program will again collaborate with the Pilot Light Chefs Organization to develop an interactive and innovative method of community engagement. Using video technology and themed-health knowledge, these respective teams plan to showcase how impactful choices and behaviors of student food eaters can be. Partner schools, including teachers and students of Hyde Park’s Ray Elementary and Englewood’s The Montessori School of Englewood will help showcase their Pilot Light food lessons through short videos of chef demonstrations and/or webinar-style presentations to influence what a healthy lifestyle is. Chicago Public School’s After School Matters Program will also play a part in this collaborative as the student health ambassadors who will film the short segment lessons. Team Social Psychologist Dr. Mike Quinn says, “This is an exciting full partnership.” Look out for this project in late fall, early winter. For more questions, contact (773) 753-9941.
If your school or organization would like a presentation on healthy eating and physical activity promotion, please contact us by phone at (773) 753-9941 or email: email@example.com.
In the second blog post, “Text Messaging for Diabetes Care”, Dr. Baig shares ways that text messaging can enhance diabetes self-management and care from her experience using a text messaging program in a community health center.
July 05, 2018- Associate Director Monica Peek, MD, MPH, MSc will be honored with the 2018 Schweitzer Leadership Award on Thursday, July 26, 2018.
The Schweitzer Leadership Award honors an individual who has done significant work to mitigate the social determinants of health in their community, and whose commitment to service has influenced and inspired others.
For more information about the award and ceremony, click here.
May 16, 2018- The 13th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day took place this past Saturday, May 12th at the University of Chicago. This conference is intended to serve as a forum for basic and clinical investigators, clinicians, and pharmaceutical industry personnel in Chicago and the Midwest to meet, share information, and discuss common interests with the goal of fostering collaborations between individuals and between institutions.
CCDTR staff member Parmida Zarei, BS won an award for her poster entitled, “Physician Feedback on the Quality of Diabetes Care: A Common Strategy with Moderate Impact.” Laura Dickens, mentored by Rochelle Naylor, MD, was also a poster award recipient.