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September 17, 2020

Walter Whisler, MD, PhD, who helped pioneer a surgical technique used worldwide to treat epilepsy and was the founding chairman of Rush’s Department of Neurosurgery, died Sept. 6.

September 16, 2020

Rush Medical College will be leading one of 21 teams receiving significant funding in hopes of making major advances in the fight against Parkinson’s disease.

August 13, 2020

Rush University has named Christine M. Kennedy, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for academic programs at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, the fifth John L. and Helen Kellogg Dean of the Rush University College of Nursing.

 
May 1, 2020

At Rush University Medical Center, a handful of student volunteers who are finishing their master’s degrees in respiratory care are helping out while the novel coronavirus pandemic is testing the limits of health care systems. 

February 28, 2020

Dr. Badrinath R. Konety has been appointed the next dean of Rush Medical College and the senior vice president for clinical affairs of Rush University System for Health, effective July 1.

April 30, 2019

A brain disorder that mimics symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease has been defined with recommended diagnostic criteria and guidelines for advancing future research on the condition. 

March 12, 2019

Dr. Larry Goodman, CEO of the Rush University System for Health and Rush University Medical Center, will retire in the next several months, the RUSH Board has announced. Dr. Ranga Krishnan has been appointed CEO of the System, and Dr. Omar Lateef will become CEO of the Medical Center.

March 12, 2019

In the 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Graduate Schools" rankings, Rush University has eight programs in the top five nationally, with two College of Nursing programs ranked first.

March 14, 2019

Researchers have found a strategy that greatly reduced both overall infection and infection with antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a group of these patients. The results of their study were published today in the online issue of The Lancet.

October 29, 2018

Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc, has been named as the new president of Rush University. She will be its fourth president and the first solely focused on the University.