Stories with tag: "Health Equity"


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

Rush University System for Health Invests Millions in Health Equity

Groundbreaking strategy aims to reduce neighborhood life expectancy gaps
Darlene Hightower at a health equity event

Reimagining Careers in Health Care

Rush’s REACH program leads STEM education on Chicago’s West Side
MedStem participant at a construction site

Rush University Medical Center Leads the Way in Community Investing

Rush invests in West Side businesses, non-profit organizations and others often underserved by the financial services sector
Aerial view of the Rush tower