News and Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Institute for Public Health and Medicine.
- New Award: Longitudinal Study on Collateral Consequences of Parents’ Incarcerations for Their Adolescent Children07.15.2019
Becca Sinard, a student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH Combined Degree Program, is dedicated to improving human health across the spectrum.
Daily vitamin D supplements did not significantly reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes among adults at high risk for the disease, according to a large clinical trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
A first-of-its-kind longitudinal study led by Northwestern Medicine will track young adults' lung health nationwide to better understand the key risk factors and biomarkers associated with impaired lung health.
Restricting physicians’ ability to view multiple patient records at the same time did not reduce wrong-patient orders, according to a large clinical trial published in JAMA.
- Northwestern Receives $24.8M Grant to Study the Long-Term Effects of Vaping, the Environment & Lifestyle on Lung Health06.24.2019
Cholesterol levels in U.S. youth have improved from 1999 to 2016, but only half of children and adolescents are in the ideal range, according to a new study published in JAMA.
Death rates due to heart failure are now increasing, and this increase is most prominent among younger adults under 65, according to a new study.
- Tamara Isakova, the director of IPHAM's Center for Translational Metabolism and Health, is a 2019 Mentor of the Year04.09.2019
A huge congratulations to the Program in Public Health, led by Michael Fagen, PhD, MPH, on being ranked 37 out of 177 schools and programs in public health by US News.
Increased consumption of eggs and dietary cholesterol is linked to a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new study.
Julie Kelman, a third-year medical student, was the first author of a study that found an association between neighborhood density of convenience stores and the development of coronary artery calcification.
- Kiarri Kershaw is the senior author on a study that found a 34% increase in the likelihood of developing atherosclerosis02.25.2019
- Darius Tandon and Melissa Simon were instrumental in developing new guidelines to prevent depression during and after pregnancy02.12.2019
Betina Yanez, PhD, received the New Investigator Award 2019 from the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.
Americans with primary care received significantly more high-value care and reported better patient experience and healthcare access, compared to those without primary care, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Anna Briker, a second-year medical student, discusses her research investigating sleep-related risk factors in unexplained infant deaths in Cook County, which could be used to inform prevention programs.
Northwestern Medicine professionals treated nearly 1,000 patients as part of a medical mission trip in late September.
A new study aims to answer a resilience puzzle: Why second-hand experiences of neighborhood violence affect some youth, but not others.
Feinberg faculty, staff, students and community partners gathered at the inaugural IPHAM Population Health Forum to share their experience improving the health of communities in Chicago and around the world.
Alex Ayala, a second-year medical student also pursuing a master’s degree in public health, is the president of Chicago Medicine Street Outreach, a student organization that provides care and support to the homeless.