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UIC Nursing in the News

Faculty, students and alumni from the UIC College of Nursing are often featured in the media.

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Chicago Public Media | May 17
WBEZ Newscast for Friday, May 17, 2024, 8:00 am, Chicago’s NPR news station

Clinical assistant professor Rebecca Singer, DNP, RN, was quoted in a news story about the city’s response to a recent measles outbreak in Chicago.

Sauk Valley News (Shaw Local News Network) | May 1, 2024
Sterling nurse educator, leader honored with UIC award
News article about alumna Linda Olds-Steinert, who was named the 2024 Distinguished Alumna for the UIC Nursing Quad Cities regional campus.

WAND-TV | April 15, 2024
UIS receives new high-tech medical simulation tables
News story featuring comments from nursing student Kenzie Schumate.

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Truthout | April 9, 2024
Will the US’s Largest Medical Body Remain Silent After Al-Shifa’s Destruction?
Op-ed by assistant professor Sarah Abboud, PhD, RN, calling on American health care professional organizations to support humanitarian and medical aid in Gaza.

VISIBLE Magazine | March 12, 2024
Where are the voices of Black women and girls in HIV awareness?
Assistant professors Natasha Crooks, PhD, RN, and Randi Beth Singer, PhD, CNM, co-wrote this op-ed about the inclusion of Black women and girls’ voices within the HIV advocacy movement.

Ms. Magazine | Feb. 5, 2024
Is Academia Safe for Black Women? How Bias and Racism Affect Faculty Mental Health
Assistant professor Natasha Crooks, PhD, RN, writes about the issue of marginalizing Black women within the predominantly white male academic space.

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The Gleaner (Jamaica) | May 4, 2024
J’can scholar named among outstanding faculty members at investiture
Story about professor Karen Flynn’s investiture.

United Press International | Jan. 26, 2024
Quantitative ultrasound may predict which moms will deliver prematurely
Article highlighting research conducted by professor Barbara McFarlin, PhD, CNM, RDMS, FACNM, FAAN, investigating whether ultrasound scans that pick up “microstructural” changes in a woman’s cervix could indicate a higher risk for preterm birth.

Advance, A program of Government Information Service of Grenada | Sept. 12, 2022
Episode: Men’s Health
Featuring Rohan Jeremiah, interim assoc. dean for global health

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The Regents of the University of Colorado | May 1, 2024
2024 CU Nursing Alumni Association Awards
Press release about professor Rebecca Singer receiving a 2024 CU Nursing Alumni Association Award.

RN-MENTOR PODCAST | April 30, 2024
Season 09 – Episode 06
Public health nursing panel featuring Urbana campus director Krista Jones, DNP, MSN, RN, PHNA-BC, FAAN.

Nursing Voice | Mar. 1, 2024
Civility Crisis in Nursing
Exec. assoc. dean Lauren Diegel-Vacek and assoc. dean Carolyn Dickens published this op-ed about the need “for nurse leaders in academic and practice settings to collaborate to be the driving force to promote real change.”

On campus: See our news items in UIC Today