Stories with tag: "Health Equity"

Health Equity

Healing Through Food Access

Rush University Medical Center opens a food pantry located in the emergency department
Ribbon cutting ceremony for the emergency department food pantry

Fueling RUSH’s Future

Donor-supported endowments drive the work of RUSH University faculty members in perpetuity
From left to right: Kumar B. Rajan, PhD; Amina Ahmed, MD; John W. Burns, PhD; Kerstin Stenson, MD, FACS; and Monique Reed, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN.
Health Equity

Making Strides in Closing Healthcare Gaps

Philanthropic funding enables RUSH faculty to advance research aimed at reducing health disparities locally and globally
From left to right: Kirsten A. Dickins, PhD, AM, Rachel L. Boutté, PhD, MDiv, and Esther Lee, MD, MPH

RUSH University College of Nursing Assistant Professor Earns ITM Pilot Award

Award to Chuka Nestor Emezue, PhD, MPH, provides $60,000 in funding, resources to kick-start innovative research projects
Chuka Nestor Emezue, PhD, MPH, MPA, CHES
Health Equity

Healing Communities Facing Health Inequities: Q&A with John Rich

John Rich, MD, MPH, of the RUSH BMO Institute for Health Equity believes innovative thinking, collaboration can reduce violence, poverty and health disparities
John Rich, MD, MPH
Health Equity

Legacy of Harrison I. Steans Lives on Through $5M Gift to RUSH to Improve Equity

Three families honor the prominent figure in Chicago’s banking industry with a major gift to the RUSH BMO Institute for Health Equity
Harrison Steans
Health Equity

RUSH Supports IHA Health Equity Action Day

David Ansell, MD, MPH, to co-host virtual Illinois Hospital Association event on May 13
IHA logo

Rush Brings COVID-19 Vaccine to Areas in Need

Daily special clinics help share information and protection from the virus
Community vaccine efforts
Health Equity

Rush Helps Bring Food to Neighbors of Closed Grocer

Staff jumps in to support West Garfield Park residents
People hand out fresh food
Health Equity

Rush, UChicago Forming Health Equity Research Network

$20M grant awarded by NIH to address chronic diseases related to unequal access
Patient and provider at church health event