At the Rush University Prevention Center, we believe in taking a multidisciplinary approach to helping you improve your health and well-being.
Our experienced staff offers screening, preventive programs and treatments for a variety of interrelated conditions, including obesity, diabetes, heart disease and hormonal imbalances.
Our goal is to promote wellness, helping you change your body, change your mind and renew your vitality by incorporating fitness and healthy eating habits into your daily life.
Health at Its Core
Our comprehensive lifestyle program is built on a multidisciplinary approach to treatment that draws from Rush's extensive research in cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and women's health, along with other issues related to health and fitness. Our team includes specialists in endocrinology, cardiovascular disease, behavioral health, nutrition and physical activity.
The Prevention Center's clinical specialties include the following:
- Diabetes prevention
- Heart disease prevention
- High blood pressure
- Weight management
- Menopausal syndrome
- Thyroid disease
- Stress management
- Male hormonal imbalance
Learn how to manage stress in your daily life with our Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program, which teaches how to cope with stress and manage chronic medical problems and pain. To learn more, contact the Prevention Center at (312) 942-3133 or rush_prevention_center @rush.edu.
The mission of the Department of Preventive Medicine is to improve the health of the public and reduce the burden of chronic disease, especially in underserved populations, by optimizing the integration of diverse talents for high-quality research, service and education.