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News Releases

January 14, 2020

Rush University College of Nursing was named No. 1 in the nation in the graduate nursing programs category on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs list.

January 6, 2020

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found that injecting tumors with influenza vaccines, including some FDA-approved seasonal flu shots, turns cold tumors to hot, a discovery that could lead to an immunotherapy to treat cancer. 

January 2, 2020

For the fifth consecutive year, the MIND diet, a diet created, studied and reported on by researchers at Rush has been ranked among the top 10 diets in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Diets” list.

December 31, 2019

Chicago magazine’s new list of “Top Doctors” in Chicago, which appears in the January 2020 issue, includes 36 specialists at Rush University System for Health.

December 18, 2019

In recognition of his distinguished contributions to understanding bone remodeling around orthopedic implants and developing strategies to improve implant fixation, Rick Sumner, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

December 17, 2019

Starting Dec.16, 2019, Rush messaging and health information became available at more than 200 Higi stations in Jewel-Osco, Mariano's and Meijer stores throughout the Chicago area. 

December 6, 2019

Courtney Kammer, MHA, has been selected for the 2020 class of the Carol Emmott Fellowship, which aims to decrease the disparities in upper level leadership by women throughout the health care field. 

December 3, 2019

A newly constructed 175,000-square-foot medical supplies distribution facility is bringing dozens of new jobs to Chicago’s West Side in the latest example of how Rush University Medical Center is working to improve public health by improving the economic health of the West Side communities it serves.

November 15, 2019

Rush University Medical Center is one of five sites nationally for the Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome (ELM) Trial, a test of two lifestyle treatments for a dangerous cluster of sub-disease indicators for metabolic syndrome.

November 6, 2019

Neurologists from the Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program are working with a Chicago-area martial arts academy to launch a karate program designed to help people with Parkinson’s disease.