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  1. ncbi Access to dental care services for Medicaid children: variations by urban/rural categories in Illinois
    Gayle R Byck
    Illinois Regional Health Workforce Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    J Rural Health 18:512-20. 2002
  2. ncbi Objective and perceived neighborhood environment, individual SES and psychosocial factors, and self-rated health: an analysis of older adults in Cook County, Illinois
    Ming Wen
    Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0250, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2575-90. 2006
  3. doi Comparative genetic analyses of historical and contemporary collections highlight contrasting demographic histories for the bumble bees Bombus pensylvanicus and B. impatiens in Illinois
    Jeffrey D Lozier
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:1875-86. 2009
  4. ncbi Developing operational algorithms using linear and non-linear squares estimation in Python for the identification of Culex pipiens and Culex restuans in a mosquito abatement district (Cook County, Illinois, USA)
    Benjamin J Jacob
    Department of Medicine, William C Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine, University of Alabama, 845 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Geospat Health 3:157-76. 2009
  5. ncbi Outbreak of human adenovirus type 3 infection in a pediatric long-term care facility--Illinois, 2005
    Lyn James
    Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:416-20. 2007
  6. ncbi A multiple sclerosis cluster associated with a small, north-central Illinois community
    R B Schiffer
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    Arch Environ Health 56:389-95. 2001
  7. pmc The behavioral and clinical effects of therapeutic lifestyle change on middle-aged adults
    Steven G Aldana
    274 SFH, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A05. 2006
  8. pmc Air pollution and daily mortality in three U.S. counties
    S H Moolgavkar
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Sciences International, Inc, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:777-84. 2000
  9. ncbi To what extent has endovascular aneurysm repair influenced abdominal aortic aneurysm management in the state of Illinois?
    Luis R Leon
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60513, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:568-74. 2005
  10. ncbi The effect of infrastructure and demographic change on traffic-related fatalities and crashes: a case study of Illinois county-level data
    Robert B Noland
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London SW7 2BU, UK
    Accid Anal Prev 36:525-32. 2004

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  1. ncbi Access to dental care services for Medicaid children: variations by urban/rural categories in Illinois
    Gayle R Byck
    Illinois Regional Health Workforce Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    J Rural Health 18:512-20. 2002
    ..This study examines differences between rural and urban counties in dental utilization rates of Illinois children enrolled in either Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program...
  2. ncbi Objective and perceived neighborhood environment, individual SES and psychosocial factors, and self-rated health: an analysis of older adults in Cook County, Illinois
    Ming Wen
    Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0250, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2575-90. 2006
    ..Analysis of data from a representative sample of adults, aged 50-67 years in Cook County, Illinois, shows a significant association between objective neighborhood SES and self-rated health after controlling for ..
  3. doi Comparative genetic analyses of historical and contemporary collections highlight contrasting demographic histories for the bumble bees Bombus pensylvanicus and B. impatiens in Illinois
    Jeffrey D Lozier
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:1875-86. 2009
    ..declining bumble bee species, Bombus pensylvanicus, and from a stable species, Bombus impatiens, in central Illinois. For each species, we genotyped specimens from the Illinois Natural History Survey collected from three ..
  4. ncbi Developing operational algorithms using linear and non-linear squares estimation in Python for the identification of Culex pipiens and Culex restuans in a mosquito abatement district (Cook County, Illinois, USA)
    Benjamin J Jacob
    Department of Medicine, William C Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine, University of Alabama, 845 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Geospat Health 3:157-76. 2009
    ..and Culex restuan mosquitoes and multiple habitat covariates were collected from nine sites within Cook County, Illinois, USA, to provide spatio-temporal information on the abundance of WNv vectors from 2002 to 2005...
  5. ncbi Outbreak of human adenovirus type 3 infection in a pediatric long-term care facility--Illinois, 2005
    Lyn James
    Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:416-20. 2007
    ..We describe an outbreak of HAdV-3 infection in a long-term care facility for children with severe neurologic impairment, where only 3 of 63 residents were ambulatory...
  6. ncbi A multiple sclerosis cluster associated with a small, north-central Illinois community
    R B Schiffer
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    Arch Environ Health 56:389-95. 2001
    The authors investigated a reported incidence cluster of multiple sclerosis (MS) cases in a small, north-central Illinois community to determine validity and statistical significance...
  7. pmc The behavioral and clinical effects of therapeutic lifestyle change on middle-aged adults
    Steven G Aldana
    274 SFH, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A05. 2006
    ..This study determined the behavioral and clinical impact of a therapeutic lifestyle-modification intervention on a group of community volunteers...
  8. pmc Air pollution and daily mortality in three U.S. counties
    S H Moolgavkar
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Sciences International, Inc, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:777-84. 2000
    ..In general, the gases, particularly CO, but not ozone, were much more strongly associated with mortality than was particulate matter. This association was particularly striking in Los Angeles County...
  9. ncbi To what extent has endovascular aneurysm repair influenced abdominal aortic aneurysm management in the state of Illinois?
    Luis R Leon
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60513, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:568-74. 2005
    ..to determine the changing trends in the techniques for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair in the state of Illinois during the past 9 years and to examine the extent to which endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has influenced ..
  10. ncbi The effect of infrastructure and demographic change on traffic-related fatalities and crashes: a case study of Illinois county-level data
    Robert B Noland
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London SW7 2BU, UK
    Accid Anal Prev 36:525-32. 2004
    This paper presents analyses of data from the Highway Safety Information System (HSIS) for the State of Illinois. Our analyses focuses on whether various changes in road network infrastructure and geometric design can be associated with ..
  11. ncbi Transport and fate of nitrate in headwater agricultural streams in Illinois
    Todd V Royer
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, 1102 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Environ Qual 33:1296-304. 2004
    ..of Mexico have increased during recent decades and agricultural regions in the upper Midwest, such as those in Illinois, are a major source of N to the Mississippi River...
  12. ncbi Access to community pharmacies by the elderly in Illinois: a geographic information systems analysis
    Swu Jane Lin
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Med Syst 28:301-9. 2004
    ..this study was carried out to understand the geographic access to community pharmacies by the elderly in Illinois and to estimate the disparity in the access between rural and urban areas...
  13. ncbi Changes in seroprevalence of West Nile virus across Illinois in free-ranging birds from 2001 through 2004
    Tara A Beveroth
    Medical Entomology Laboratory, Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:174-9. 2006
    Of the 5,236 birds sampled for antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV) in Illinois from 2001 through 2004, 348 (6.6%) birds were seropositive...
  14. ncbi Illinois RMED: a comprehensive program to improve the supply of rural family physicians
    J A Stearns
    Rural Medical Education Program, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, USA
    Fam Med 32:17-21. 2000
    Rural areas of the United States are perennially medically underserved, and the state of Illinois is no exception. A recent survey showed that 75 of Illinois' 84 rural counties are primary care physician shortage areas...
  15. ncbi Geriatric trauma in the State of Illinois: substance use and injury patterns
    John L Zautcke
    Department of Emergency Medicine University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:14-7. 2002
    ..mechanism of injury in all elderly trauma patients presenting to level I and II trauma centers in the State of Illinois over 3 years...
  16. pmc Integrating viral hepatitis prevention into STD clinics in Illinois (excluding Chicago), 1999-2005
    Richard Zimmerman
    Illinois Department of Public Health, Springfield, IL, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:18-23. 2007
    ..In 1999, the Illinois Department of Public Health began working with local health departments in Illinois (excluding Chicago) to ..
  17. ncbi Regional seroprevalence of bluetongue virus in cattle in Illinois and western Indiana
    Tim C Boyer
    Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:1212-9. 2007
    To estimate seroprevalence of bluetongue virus (BTV) and the geographic distribution of seropositive cattle herds in Illinois and western Indiana.
  18. pmc The University of Illinois at Chicago/National Institutes of Health Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements Research for Women's Health: from plant to clinical use
    Norman R Farnsworth
    University of Illinois at Chicago National Institutes of Health Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements Research, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:504S-8S. 2008
    The University of Illinois at Chicago/National Institutes of Health Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements Research began in 1999 with an emphasis on botanical dietary supplements for women's health...
  19. ncbi Impact of the coronary health improvement project (CHIP) on several employee populations
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 2214, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:831-9. 2002
    ..Employees (n = 442) from six worksites in metropolitan Rockford, Illinois, were used in a pretest/posttest design...
  20. ncbi Knowledge of the cervical cancer screening process among rural and urban illinois women undergoing colposcopy
    L Stewart Massad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9640, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 10:252-5. 2006
    ..To describe knowledge of the cervical cancer prevention process among rural and urban women referred for evaluation of abnormal cytology...
  21. doi An epidemic of illicit fentanyl deaths in Cook County, Illinois: September 2005 through April 2007
    J Scott Denton
    McLean and Peoria County Coroners Offices, Bloomington, IL 61702, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:452-4. 2008
    ..The clandestine lab was terminated, distributing gang members and leaders arrested, and the epidemic ceased in April 2007...
  22. ncbi First record of Aedes japonicus japonicus in Illinois: defining its spatial distribution and associated mosquito species
    Joel A Morris
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 South Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 23:243-51. 2007
    ..In July and August of 2006, the 1st reported specimens of Ae. japonicus were detected in east central Illinois at 2 woodlots in southern Urbana. Sampling efforts were concentrated around the site of the original detection...
  23. ncbi County-level surveillance of white-tailed deer infestation by Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae) along the Illinois River
    M Roberto Cortinas
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois, 2001 S Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:810-9. 2006
    From 1998 to 2003, 4,935 hunter-killed deer in northern and central Illinois were examined for ticks; 4,066 blacklegged ticks, Ixodes scapularis Say, and 6,530 winter ticks, Dermacentor albipictus (Packard) (Acari: Ixodidae), were ..
  24. ncbi Diversity and evolution of West Nile virus in Illinois and the United States, 2002-2005
    Luigi Bertolotti
    University of Illinois, Department of Pathobiology, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Virology 360:143-9. 2007
    ..In this study, an expanded data set of 68 WNV envelope gene sequences from the Midwest (Illinois) was created and combined with published sequences to investigate spatial and temporal structuring in the United ..
  25. ncbi Spatio-temporal analyses of West Nile virus transmission in Culex mosquitoes in northern Illinois, USA, 2004
    Weidong Gu
    Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois 61820, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:91-8. 2006
    After a severe outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV) in Cook County, Illinois, in 2002, detections of WNV in mosquitoes were frequent across the state in the following years despite small numbers of human cases...
  26. ncbi Vaccination usage among an old-order Amish community in Illinois
    Jonathan S Yoder
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:1182-3. 2006
    ..A written survey was mailed to all Amish households in the largest Amish community in Illinois inquiring about their vaccination status and that of their children...
  27. pmc Methane-producing microbial community in a coal bed of the Illinois basin
    Dariusz Strapoc
    ConocoPhillips, 600 N Dairy Ashford, PR 3026, Houston, TX 77079, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2424-32. 2008
    ..of molecular and geochemical studies were performed to study microbial, coal bed methane formation in the eastern Illinois Basin...
  28. pmc Molecular phylogenetic analysis of a geographically and temporally matched set of Candida albicans isolates from humans and nonmigratory wildlife in central Illinois
    Lauren Wrobel
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois, 2522 VMBSB, 2001 S Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 7:1475-86. 2008
    ..C. albicans isolates were collected from nonmigratory wildlife admitted to the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic. A geographically and temporally matched set of C...
  29. pmc Hunger in legal immigrants in California, Texas, and Illinois
    J Kasper
    Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Mass 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1629-33. 2000
    ..This study determined the prevalence of food insecurity and hunger in low-income legal immigrants...
  30. ncbi Adequacy of medical chart review to characterize emergency care for asthma: findings from the Illinois Emergency Department Asthma Collaborative
    Michael F McDermott
    Department of Emergency Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago IL 60612, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:345-8. 2006
    ..To assess the intermethod reliability of medical chart review compared with directly observed care in patients presenting to emergency departments (EDs) for asthma care...
  31. ncbi Prevalence and antibiotic-resistance characteristics of Enterococcus spp. Isolated from free-living and captive raptors in Central Illinois
    Judilee Marrow
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Wildl Dis 45:302-13. 2009
    ..The results of this study suggest that raptors in central Illinois are coming into contact with antimicrobials, prey exposed to antimicrobials, or bacteria that are capable of ..
  32. ncbi Hematology, plasma biochemistry, and antibodies to select viruses in wild-caught Eastern massasauga rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) from Illinois
    Matthew C Allender
    Department of Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:107-14. 2006
    ..was collected from Eastern massasauga rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) in the Carlyle Lake (Carlyle, Illinois, USA) and Allerton Park (Monticello, Illinois, USA) populations to derive baseline complete blood count and ..
  33. ncbi Endemic avian toxoplasmosis on a farm in Illinois: clinical disease, diagnosis, biologic and genetic characteristics of Toxoplasma gondii isolates from chickens (Gallus domesticus), and a goose (Anser anser)
    J P Dubey
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Building 1001, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
    Vet Parasitol 148:207-12. 2007
    ..Here we report that three chickens on a farm in Illinois developed neurological signs...
  34. ncbi Spatial analysis of the distribution of LaCrosse encephalitis in Illinois, using a geographic information system and local and global spatial statistics
    U Kitron
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 57:469-75. 1997
    The spatial and temporal distribution of LaCrosse encephalitis cases in Illinois was analyzed using a geographic information system (GIS) and spatial statistics...
  35. ncbi Self-reported competency of public health nurses and faculty in Illinois
    L Michele Issel
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Public Health Nurs 23:168-77. 2006
    ..PHNs; n=168) from 50 local health agencies and public health nursing faculty (n=46) from 31 nursing programs in Illinois. The questionnaire consisted of nine reliable scales using self-reported levels of competence in each PHN ..
  36. ncbi Phosphorus transport through subsurface drainage and surface runoff from a flat watershed in east central Illinois, USA
    A S Algoazany
    King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, GDRGP, P O Box 6086, Riyadh 11442, Saudi Arabia
    J Environ Qual 36:681-93. 2007
    ..Soluble P mass loads in surface runoff responded to discharge more consistently than in the subsurface flow. Subsurface flow had substantially greater annual average soluble P mass loads than surface runoff due to greater flow volume...
  37. ncbi Modeling the impact of variable climatic factors on the crossover of Culex restauns and Culex pipiens (Diptera: culicidae), vectors of West Nile virus in Illinois
    Kenneth E Kunkel
    Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, Illinois, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:168-73. 2006
    ..in Illinois. The temporal pattern of West Nile virus (WNV) and St...
  38. ncbi Positive changes among very low birth weight infant Apgar scores that are associated with the Neonatal Resuscitation Program in Illinois
    Daksha Patel
    Saint Joseph Hospital, Resurrection Health Care and Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
    J Perinatol 22:386-90. 2002
    ..of Pediatrics and American Heart Association sponsored Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) was started in Illinois 1987 to standardize knowledge and skills for successful resuscitation to decrease newborn morbidity and mortality...
  39. pmc Epidemiology of community-onset Staphylococcus aureus infections in pediatric patients: an experience at a Children's Hospital in central Illinois
    Kanokporn Mongkolrattanothai
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Illinois, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:112. 2009
    ..We sought to characterize the epidemiology of community-onset S. aureus infections in hospitalized children to assist local clinicians in providing appropriate empiric antimicrobial therapy...
  40. ncbi Outbreak of leptospirosis among triathlon participants and community residents in Springfield, Illinois, 1998
    Juliette Morgan
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1593-9. 2002
    ..an outbreak of leptospirosis among athletes and community residents after a triathlon was held in Springfield, Illinois. A telephone survey was conducted to collect clinical information and data on possible risk factors, community ..
  41. pmc Strengthening communities' youth access policies may facilitate clean indoor air action
    Leonard A Jason
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A113. 2007
  42. ncbi Genetic, geographical and temporal variation of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in Illinois
    T L Goldberg
    University of Illinois, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61820, USA
    J Gen Virol 81:171-9. 2000
    ..syndrome virus (PRRSV) ORF5 gene sequences were generated by RT-PCR from 55 field isolates collected in Illinois and eastern Iowa...
  43. ncbi An outbreak of duck viral enteritis (duck plague) in domestic Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata domesticus) in Illinois
    E R Campagnolo
    United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services, Springfield, IL 62704, USA
    Avian Dis 45:522-8. 2001
    ..of Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata domesticus) on a privately owned multispecies game bird production facility in Illinois, where it claimed 625 ducks...
  44. ncbi Predictors of dissemination of family psychoeducation in community mental health centers in Maine and Illinois
    W R McFarlane
    Maine Medical Center, Portland 04102, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:935-42. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether it is possible at the time of staff training to predict whether a mental health center will succeed in implementing family psychoeducation services...
  45. ncbi Oral cancer prevention and early detection knowledge and practices of Illinois dentists--a brief communication
    Charles W Lehew
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:89-93. 2007
    The purpose of the study was to assess Illinois dentists' self-reported knowledge and practices concerning oral cancer prevention, early detection, and management as a baseline prior to conducting interventions designed to increase ..
  46. ncbi West Nile virus infection in free-ranging squirrels in Illinois
    Kathleen M Heinz-Taheny
    Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 16:186-90. 2004
    ..This is the first description of lesions associated with WNV infection in gray and fox squirrels...
  47. pmc Illinois dental anesthesia and sedation survey for 2006
    William G Flick
    Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Prog 54:52-8. 2007
    This is a 10-year follow-up survey of a 1996 study of all dentists in Illinois holding a permit to administer sedation or general anesthesia...
  48. doi Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated risk factors in Illinois
    Adam Reppert
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1201 S Dorner Dr, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:130-8. 2008
    To examine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) in Illinois and associated risk factors to document emerging problems as a basis for preventive and/or therapeutic interventions.
  49. ncbi Pharmaceutical services in rural hospitals in Illinois--2001
    Glen Schumock
    Department of Pharmacy Practice M C 886, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois, Chicago, 833 South Wood Street, Room 176, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:666-74. 2003
    The results of a survey characterizing pharmaceutical services in rural hospitals in Illinois are reported and compared with results of a similar survey conducted in 1991...
  50. ncbi The effect of the Family Case Management Program on 1996 birth outcomes in Illinois
    Kristie Keeton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0604, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:207-15. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to determine if birth outcomes for Medicaid recipients were improved with participation in the Illinois Family Case Management Program.
  51. ncbi The epidemiology of blastomycosis in Illinois and factors associated with death
    Mark S Dworkin
    Illinois Department of Public Health, Div of Infectious Diseases, Chicago, Illinois 60601, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:e107-11. 2005
    ..Blastomycosis is a systemic fungal disease that may be asymptomatic or progressive and may lead to death...
  52. ncbi Canine heartworms in coyotes in Illinois
    Thomas A Nelson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois 61920, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:593-9. 2003
    ..We investigated 920 coyotes harvested by hunters and trappers throughout Illinois (USA) from 1995-1997...
  53. ncbi Mercury in fish available in supermarkets in Illinois: are there regional differences
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey, 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 367:1010-6. 2006
    ..We examined the mercury concentration of six types of fish purchased in supermarkets in Chicago, Illinois in 2005. We measured total mercury (methylmercury accounts for about 90% of the total mercury in fish)...
  54. ncbi The emergence of west nile virus during a large outbreak in Illinois in 2002
    Gregory D Huhn
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:768-76. 2005
    In 2002, the world's largest outbreak of neuroinvasive West Nile virus (WNV) disease occurred. Illinois reported 21% of the total cases in the United States, the most among all states...
  55. ncbi Physicians' prescribing responses to a restricted formulary: the impact of Medicaid preferred drug lists in Illinois and Louisiana
    Suchin Virabhak
    Department of Economics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:SP14-20. 2005
    ..To determine the extent to which the strictness of the criteria used to control utilization of drugs not on a Medicaid preferred drug list (PDL) changes physician prescribing habits for non-Medicaid patients...
  56. doi Economic burden of sexually transmitted infections: incidence and direct medical cost of Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis among Illinois adolescents and young adults, 2005-2006
    Elizabeth Pultorak
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:629-36. 2009
    ..Local assessment of sexually transmitted infections (STI) magnitude and economic burden can aid in targeting resources and prevention programs...
  57. doi Agronomic experiences with Miscanthus x giganteus in Illinois, USA
    Richard Pyter
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 581:41-52. 2009
    Since 2002, researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, have been studying the perennial warm-season grass Miscanthus x giganteus (M. x g.) to determine its potential as a biomass feedstock. M. x g...
  58. ncbi Canine surveillance system for Lyme borreliosis in Wisconsin and northern Illinois: geographic distribution and risk factor analysis
    M A Guerra
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:546-52. 2001
    ..burgdorferi was conducted among the healthy canine pet population in selected counties of Wisconsin and northern Illinois to determine the distribution of Lyme disease and associated risk factors...
  59. ncbi Comparison of GOES and MODIS aerosol optical depth (AOD) to aerosol robotic network (AERONET) AOD and IMPROVE PM2.5 mass at Bondville, Illinois
    Mark Green
    Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 59:1082-91. 2009
    ..5 from AOD data problematic. Seasonal and diurnal variations in particle size distributions, RH, and seasonal changes in boundary layer height need to be accounted for to use satellite AOD to predict surface PM2.5...
  60. ncbi An Outbreak of Varicella among children attending preschool and elementary school in Illinois
    Mark S Dworkin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Illinois Department of Public Health, Springfield, IL, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:102-4. 2002
    ..of a varicella outbreak among students in preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1-3 in Winnebago County, Illinois, we found an overall varicella vaccine efficacy of 88%, evidence that the circulating virus was a wild-type ..
  61. ncbi Temporal changes of access to primary health care in Illinois (1990-2000) and policy implications
    Wei Luo
    Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    J Med Syst 28:287-99. 2004
    This paper examines temporal changes of access to primary health care in Illinois between 1990 and 2000 in a Geographic Information System (GIS) environment...
  62. ncbi Microbiological survey of tofu sold in a rural Illinois county
    H R Ashraf
    Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition, College of Agriculture, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale 62901, USA
    J Food Prot 62:1050-3. 1999
    The purpose of this study was to determine the microbial status of tofu sold in a rural Illinois county and assess the factors contributing to the safety of tofu...
  63. doi Perspectives on rural health workforce issues: Illinois-Arkansas comparison
    Martin MacDowell
    National Center for Rural Health Professions, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, IL 61107, USA
    J Rural Health 25:135-40. 2009
    ..Past research has documented rural physician and health care professional shortages...
  64. pmc Hospital utilization patterns and costs for adult sickle cell patients in Illinois
    K Woods
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Public Health Rep 112:44-51. 1997
    To determine population size, demographic characteristics, hospital utilization patterns, the specialties of physicians providing care, and costs for hospitalized adult sickle cell patients in Illinois.
  65. ncbi Effect of a statewide neonatal resuscitation training program on Apgar scores among high-risk neonates in Illinois
    D Patel
    Catholic Health Partners-Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 107:648-55. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of the NRP instruction in Illinois hospitals by examining Apgar scores among high-risk infants who are likely to benefit from the NRP...
  66. ncbi Resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Indiana and Illinois
    A Jacobson
    Department of Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:2289-95. 2009
    ..of > or =8 were observed for the larvalbifenthrin assays in 2006 and 2007 in all colonies except for the 2007 Illinois colony...
  67. pmc A randomized trial evaluating tobacco possession-use-purchase laws in the USA
    Leonard A Jason
    DePaul University, Center for Community Research, Chicago, IL 60614, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:1700-7. 2008
    ..In the present study, 24 towns in Northern Illinois were randomly assigned to one of two conditions...
  68. doi Genomic sequence analysis of the Illinois strain of the Agrotis ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus
    Robert L Harrison
    Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Plant Sciences Institute, Building 011A, Room 214, BARC W, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD, 20705, USA
    Virus Genes 38:155-70. 2009
    ..ipsilon, with potential as a biopesticide to control infestations of cutworm larvae. The genome of the Illinois strain of AgipMNPV was completely sequenced...
  69. ncbi The Bermuda Triangle healthcare. An Illinois healthcare system closes the gaps in patient handoff communication
    Robert S White
    OSF HealthCare System, USA
    Health Manag Technol 29:30-1. 2008
  70. ncbi Relationships between water quality, habitat quality, and macroinvertebrate assemblages in Illinois streams
    Thomas Heatherly
    Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Dep of Zoology and Center for Ecology, Carbondale, IL, 62901 6501, USA
    J Environ Qual 36:1653-60. 2007
    ..We sampled 53 streams throughout Illinois and examined relationships between macroinvertebrate community structure and numerous physicochemical parameters...
  71. ncbi Macroinvertebrate communities in agriculturally impacted southern Illinois streams: patterns with riparian vegetation, water quality, and in-stream habitat quality
    Mandy L Stone
    Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901 6501, USA
    J Environ Qual 34:907-17. 2005
    ..water chemistry, and macroinvertebrates were examined in headwater streams draining an agricultural region of Illinois. Macroinvertebrates and organic matter were collected monthly for one year from three intensively monitored ..
  72. ncbi Caregivers' utilization of health services: results from the Medicare Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration, Illinois site
    P Shelton
    Outcomes/Performance and Improvement, Coordinated Care Services, Mahomet, Illinois 61853, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1600-5. 2001
    ..is to examine the effect of the Medicare Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration and Evaluation (MADDE) conducted in Illinois on the use of health services and Medicare expenditures by caregivers of persons with dementia...
  73. doi A census-based analysis of racial disparities in lower extremity amputation rates in Northern Illinois, 1987-2004
    Joe Feinglass
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1001-7; discussion 1007. 2008
    ..Given improvements in care for peripheral vascular disease and diabetes over the last two decades, it was of interest whether racial disparities in lower extremity amputation rates had changed...
  74. pmc Antibody prevalence of West Nile virus in birds, Illinois, 2002
    Adam M Ringia
    Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois 61820, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1120-4. 2004
    Antibodies to West Nile virus were detected in 94 of 1,784 Illinois birds during 2002...
  75. ncbi Dental decay in southern Illinois migrant and seasonal farmworkers: an analysis of clinical data
    Sherri M Lukes
    Dental Hygiene Program, School of Allied Health, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
    J Rural Health 21:254-8. 2005
    ..Migrant and seasonal farmworkers are a population at risk for oral health problems. Data on the oral health conditions of migrant and seasonal farmworkers' permanent teeth are particularly lacking...
  76. ncbi Making public mental-health services accessible to deaf consumers: Illinois Deaf Services 2000
    Bruce Munro-Ludders
    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Illinois Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health IDHS OMH, Chicago, USA
    Am Ann Deaf 148:396-402. 2004
    b>Illinois Deaf Services 2000 (IDS2000), a public/private partnership, promotes the creation and implementation of strategies to develop and increase access to mental health services for deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, and deaf-blind ..
  77. ncbi Spatial clusters of cancers in Illinois 1986-2000
    Fahui Wang
    Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115 2854, USA
    J Med Syst 28:237-56. 2004
    ..Geographic Information System (GIS) environment, to detect spatial clusters of diagnostically specific cancers in Illinois. On the basis of the cancer incidence data (the 1986-1990 and 1996-2000 data sets) from the Illinois Cancer ..
  78. ncbi The need for care coordination among children with special health care needs in Illinois
    Deborah Rosenberg
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:S41-7. 2005
    ..were: 1) to estimate the need for care coordination among children with special health care needs (CSHCN) in Illinois, 2) to assess the need for care coordination among CSHCN in Illinois by sociodemographic, condition-related, and ..
  79. pmc An outbreak of Cryptosporidium hominis infection at an Illinois recreational waterpark
    L M Causer
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:147-56. 2006
    ..In August 2001, an Illinois hospital reported a cryptosporidiosis cluster potentially linked to a local waterpark...
  80. ncbi The child health and illness profile-adolescent edition: assessing well-being in group homes or institutions
    Sandra J Altshuler
    School of Social Work, Eastern Washington University, Cheney 99004, USA
    Child Welfare 81:495-513. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates the potential usefulness of the CHIP-AE as a tool for assessing the health and well-being of youth living in group homes and institutions. Suggestions for future use of the CHIP-AE are discussed...
  81. doi An evaluation of elementary school nutrition practices and policies in a southern Illinois county
    Jennifer S Sherry
    Dental Hygiene Program, School of Allied Health, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:222-8. 2008
    The purpose of this study is to assess elementary school nutrition programs in a rural county in southern Illinois. The researcher interviewed the food service managers of eight schools and completed the School Health Index (SHI) based on ..
  82. ncbi Nurse knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to evidence-based practice: before and after organizational supports
    Donna Munroe
    School of Nursing, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 17:55-60. 2008
  83. doi Prevalence of endoscopic findings of erosive esophagitis in children: a population-based study
    Mark A Gilger
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Administration Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 47:141-6. 2008
    ..The prevalence of such GERD complications in children is unknown. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of endoscopic findings of erosive esophagitis in children...
  84. ncbi Clinical characteristics of youths with substance use problems and implications for residential treatment
    D A Weiner
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:793-9. 2001
    ..The study subjects were 564 children and adolescents in residential treatment and state custody in Florida and Illinois who had serious emotional or behavioral disturbances...
  85. pmc The economic benefits of child safety seat misuse reduction programs and design improvements for children in rear seats
    E Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 51:197-206. 2007
    ..By the early 1990s, misuse was a policy issue and misuse reduction programs were springing up...
  86. pmc Can an hour or two of sun protection education keep the sunburn away? Evaluation of the Environmental Protection Agency's Sunwise School Program
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health 2:13. 2003
    ..Childhood exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light increases risk for skin cancer as an adult, thus starting positive sun protection habits early may be key to reducing the incidence of this disease...
  87. pmc Monkeypox outbreak among pet owners
    James Maskalyk
    CMAJ 169:44-5. 2003
  88. ncbi Inpatient management of asthma in the Chicago suburbs: the Suburban Asthma Management Initiative (SAMI)
    Renee Lantner
    Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Illinois, USA
    J Asthma 42:55-63. 2005
    ..Previously published data have been based on survey methodology. The Suburban Asthma Consortium (SAC) sought to obtain patient-based data unique to the Chicago suburbs to improve asthma care in those areas...
  89. ncbi Effect of ozone and aeroallergens on the respiratory health of asthmatics
    Mary A Ross
    Health and Ecological Effects Group, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Arch Environ Health 57:568-78. 2002
    ..A panel of 40 asthmatic subjects living near East Moline, Illinois, recorded peak expiratory flow rates (PEFRs), respiratory symptoms, frequency of asthma attacks, and asthma ..
  90. ncbi A sampling strategy for promoting and assessing medical student retention of physical examination skills
    Reed G Williams
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, 800 North Rutledge Street, PO Box 19638, Springfield, IL 62794 9638, USA
    Acad Med 82:S22-5. 2007
    ..The authors assessed the nature and size of physical examination performance samples necessary to accurately estimate total physical examination skill...
  91. ncbi The prevalence of stress urinary incontinence in high school and college-age female athletes in the midwest: implications for education and prevention
    Carrie Carls
    Continence Care Program, Passavant Area Hospital, Wound Ostomy Continence Services, Jacksonville, IL, USA
    Urol Nurs 27:21-4, 39. 2007
    ..Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Questionnaire, a group of young adult female athletes was surveyed in Central Illinois to identify the prevalence of stress incontinence and assess education needs...
  92. ncbi PTSD as a mediator of sexual revictimization: the role of reexperiencing, avoidance, and arousal symptoms
    Heather J Risser
    Center for the Study of Family Violence and Sexual Assault, Psychology Department, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115 2892, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:687-98. 2006
    ..When PTSD symptom clusters were examined individually, only the hyperarousal cluster was a significant mediator. Results are discussed in terms of information-processing mechanisms that may underlie sexual revictimization...
  93. ncbi Perpetration of severe intimate partner violence: premilitary and second year of service rates
    Lex L Merrill
    Behavioral Science and Epidemiology Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Mil Med 170:705-9. 2005
    ..Respondents who were female, younger, and minority reported higher rates of premilitary SIPV perpetration. No demographic factors were associated with reports of SIPV perpetration during the second year...
  94. ncbi Family as a member of the trauma rounds: a strategy for maximized communication
    William R Schiller
    Southern Illinois Trauma Center, Springfield, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 10:93-101. 2003
    ..Communication failure is the root of much dysfunction in health care and improvement would be well received. The Trauma Team chose to include family members in daily work rounds, allowing total access to team deliberations...
  95. ncbi Dysrhythmia management content in ADN and BSN curricula
    Trisha McIntosh
    Cardio Vascular Medicine, Inc, Davenport, Iowa, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 39:328-33. 2008
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  96. ncbi Nurses' perception of their work environment, health, and well-being: a qualitative perspective
    Jeanne Geiger-Brown
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AAOHN J 52:16-22. 2004
    ..Based on the issues raised in the themes, recommendations are provided for improving retention while promoting nurses' health and well-being...
  97. ncbi Using simulation to enhance knowledge and confidence
    Susan J Corbridge
    ACNP program at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nurse Pract 33:12-3. 2008
  98. ncbi Evidence of improved knowledge and skills after an elective rotation in a hospice and palliative care program for internal medicine residents
    Charles F Von Gunten
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 22:195-203. 2005
    ..An important limitation of the study is that it is an elective; further studies with a required rotation and/or a control group are needed to confirm the findings...
  99. ncbi Foster youth emancipating from care: caseworkers' reports on needs and services
    Sonya J Leathers
    Jane Adams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Child Welfare 85:463-98. 2006
    ..needs, independent living skills, educational attainment, and services for 416 randomly selected foster youth in Illinois. A third of the adolescents had a mental health disorder, developmental disability, or other special need that ..
  100. pmc Detecting mental disorder in juvenile detainees: who receives services
    Linda A Teplin
    Psycho Legal Studies Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60611 3078, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1773-80. 2005
    ..We determined whether or not juvenile detainees with major mental disorders received treatment, and the variables that predicted who received services...
  101. ncbi Relational spirituality and depression in adolescent girls
    Alethea Desrosiers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:1021-37. 2007
    ..This pattern in the findings suggests that uniquely in girls, depression may be associated with disruptions in a relational form of spirituality...

Research Grants75

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This contract is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This contract is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This contract is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This contract is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This contract is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  6. Immunomodulatory and regenerative effects of mesenchymal stem cells on allografts
    Norma S Kenyon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and Project 2: Mesenchymal stem cell enhancement of organ allograft repair and long term survival, University of Illinois at Chicago, PI: Amelia Bartholomew, MD...
  7. Lactoferrin Enhances Growth and Reduces Nosocomial Infection in Preterm Infants
    Karel Petrak; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The consortium includes the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (St...
  8. The Somatotropic Axis and Health Aging: A Search for Mechanisms
    Andrzej Bartke; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Bartke is Professor and Director of Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine...
  9. Investigation of Occupational Exposure to and Infection by MRSA in Rural Iowa
    Tara Smith; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Recently, our group has identified MRSA in a small study of swine and farmers in Iowa and Illinois. We seek to determine how common MRSA colonization and infection are in Iowa livestock, and to determine if ..
  10. Integrin Regulation of Stretch-Activated Myometrial Signaling During Pregnancy an
    Heather R Burkin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): I received my PhD from the University of Illinois under the Reproductive Biology Training Program...
  11. Integrin Regulation of Stretch-Activated Myometrial Signaling During Pregnancy an
    Heather R Burkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    PROJECT SUMMARY I received my PhD from the University of Illinois under the Reproductive Biology Training Program...
  12. Mitoenergetic Failure in Brain Aging
    Gregory J Brewer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..expert, Andrzej Bartke and an insulin signaling transcription aging expert, Michal Masternak, all at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine...
  13. Immediate and Delayed Effects of Morphine on Brain Circuits: Animal and Human Cor
    Dusica Bajic; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..received my MD at the Medical School of Belgrade, Serbia in 1994, and my PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2000...
  14. Evaluating Economic Subsidies To Improve Dietary Intake Among Low Income Families
    Marian L Fitzgibbon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..on a pilot project (Chicago WIC Food Environment Survey) we are currently conducting in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), which is responsible for WIC administration in the state, and the Catholic ..
  15. Biological &Environmental Mediators of Vitamin D and Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    ADAM BRYANT MURPHY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Also, Adam now has visiting researcher status at University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Andre K...
  16. Comparative effectiveness of Brain Imaging and Blood Biomarkers in Alzheimer??s d
    Orly Lazarov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..At present, the University of Illinois at Chicago not only has two 3-Tesla MRI systems both of which are capable of high resolution MRS but also a large ..
  17. The Physiologic Assessment of Exercise Capacity in Pediatric Sickle Cell Anemia
    ROBERT IE LIEM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..training proposed will occur at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Illinois at Chicago, both highly regarded institutions with extensive track records for the development of young physician-..
  18. A Novel Approach for Biomaterials Assisted Regeneration of Pulp-Dentin Complex
    Satish Alapati; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Training will be focused at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry, the UIC College of Medicine, and the Bioengineering Program, representing ..
  19. Community-Academic Partnership: Building an Infrastructure to Improve Health for
    Beth A Marks; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and ARCA, private non-profit CBOs providing day/residential services to persons with DD and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)...
  20. Biological and Environmental modifiers of Vitamin D3 and Prostate Cancer Risk
    RICK ANTONIUS KITTLES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Men aged 40-79 will be recruited from a consortium of Chicago hospitals including, the University Illinois at Chicago Hospital System, University of Chicago Medical Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, John H...
  21. Role of Epigenetics in the Regulation of Blood Pressure
    Methode Bacanamwo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): After getting his Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of Illinois, Dr. Bacanamwo conducted research in gene expression regulation using bacteria, yeast, and plant models as a postdoctoral fellow...
  22. Sensimmer Virtual Phaco Trainer for Cataract Surgery
    P Pat Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Westmont, IL), in collaboration with the surgery simulation team at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) under PI Prof. Pat Banerjee, president of ImmersiveTouch-Sensimmer...
  23. NGF Receptor Regulates Prostate Growth
    Daniel Djakiew; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Alan Kozikowski) from the Drug Discovery Program, University of Illinois Chicago, we propose to test the hypothesis that the unique mechanism of action of carprofen analog induction of ..
  24. MOLECULAR PROBES FOR STEROID RECEPTORS
    John A Katzenellenbogen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PERFORMANCESlTE(S)(organ_ation, d_,state) The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois c/o Grants and Contracts Office 109 Coble Hall 801 South Wright Street Champaign, IL 61820-6242 KEY PERSONNEL...
  25. Pre-existing Diabetes and Pregnancy
    Caitlin A Knox; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..eXtract (MAX) database and the National Vital Birth Certificate Records (BCR) for Florida, Texas, New York, and Illinois from 1999 to 2006...
  26. 7th National Headache Foundation Research Summit
    Rima Dafer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) on October 16th, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. The proposed Summit will build upon the successes of the 6th Headache Research Summit, in concept and content, ..
  27. Self Regulation and Physical Activity Adherence in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    ERIN ALEXIS OLSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Recruitment will include 80 men and women (ages 40-70 years) with diagnosed T2DM from east central Illinois who will be randomly assigned into the intervention or usual care group...
  28. Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping Training Simulator using Virtual Reality and Haptics
    P Pat Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): ImmersiveTouch, Inc. (Westmont, Illinois) is a small business that develops fully immersive, visio-haptic virtual reality software engineered into a hardware workstation for the training of surgical ..
  29. JointADventure: A Worksite Activity-Diet Intervention for Chronic Knee Pain
    Rowland W Chang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..reduce the symptoms and activity limitations of knee OA, utilizing a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL)...
  30. Momentary Biobehavioral Effects on Physical Activity in Adults with T2 Diabetes
    CYNTHIA J FRITSCHI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Independence award is Cynthia Fritschi, PhD, RN, who recently completed her doctoral studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing (UIC CON). Dr...
  31. Developing small molecule therapeutics for Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus
    Arnab Basu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) will conduct the mechanism of action studies;and 4) the Harvard Medical School will conduct the ..
  32. Hedonic vs. Metabolic Processing by the Nucleus Accumbens
    James Edgar McCutcheon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Training will take place at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in the laboratory of Dr...
  33. Vevo 2100 Imaging System - High Resolution Ultrasound for Biomicroscopy
    R John Solaro; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The instrument will be managed and operated by the Research Resources Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)...
  34. Photonic Crystal Surfaces for Label-Free Detection and Fluorescence Amplification
    LILA OTT VODKIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Recently, large area PC surfaces have been developed by the Cunningham Group at Illinois as multifunctional optical transducers that can be designed to produce narrow-wavelength electromagnetic ..
  35. Oral Health Disparities Among Medicaid Beneficiaries
    Sujha Subramanian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Data from the states of Georgia, Illinois, South Carolina, and Texas were selected based on specific selection criteria, including large Medicaid fee-for-..
  36. PPK Dependent Acidocalcisome-like Granules, Polyphosphates and Helicobacter
    Manfredo J Seufferheld; Fiscal Year: 2010
    This application from a collaboration between the Seufferheld and Blanke laboratories at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign proposes studies to explore the overall hypothesis that Helicobacter pylori acidocalcisome-like ..
  37. Biomarkers for Posttraumatic Stress in Women Following a Campus Mass Shooting
    Holly K Orcutt; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..utilizes a unique cohort of females enrolled in a longitudinal study at the time of a mass shooting at Northern Illinois University on February 14, 2008...
  38. Planning Grant for Parasitic Ulcer Treatment Trial
    Jeremy David Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by establishing a collaboration between 3 centers: the University of California, San Francisco, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the Aravind Eye Hospitals in India...
  39. Extra-nasal Colonization and Epidemiology of Community-Associated MRSA
    KYLE JEANNE POPOVICH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and biostatistics by currently taking classes toward a Masters of Science in Epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health...
  40. Gender, Harassment and Drinking among College Students
    Kathleen M Rospenda; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to survey 3,000 incoming college freshman aged 18 or older from six Illinois universities and colleges (2- and 4-year;public and private;urban and rural) using a web-based questionnaire at 6 ..
  41. Enhancing Control of Pulmonary Disease Through Spirometry: Project COPD
    Min J Joo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dr. Joo's research and career development plans will take place predominantly at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the largest institution of higher learning in the Chicago, IL area and one of the leading research ..
  42. Diabetes, Nutrition and Obesity Research Training Program
    Terry G Unterman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Illinois at Chicago is committed to training new investigators to address this major health care problem...
  43. Purchase of AB Sciex QTRAP 5500 System
    Papasani V Subbaiah; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal, from a group of established investigators at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), is for the purchase of an LC/MS/MS equipment, fully dedicated to the analysis of various types ..
  44. Identification of Novel Broad Spectrum Influenza Virus Inhibitors
    Arnab Basu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Hits will be confirmed in a blind fashion by our collaborator Dr Lijun Rong, University of Illinois at Chicago and will be evaluated for their anti-influenza activity against live H5 avian influenza viruses in an ..
  45. 12th International Conference on Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders
    Gil I Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The co-PIs on this project are Matthew N. Meriggioli (PI), MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and Gil I. Wolfe (PI), MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas...
  46. The role of myelin &vascular risk on brain structure and function in aging
    Melissa Lamar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Host institute University of Illinois at Chicago provides training activities and resources relevant to this award including access to seminars, ..
  47. Gender Disparities and Vascular Function in Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes
    ANA CATHERINE RICARDO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ricardo, MD, MPH, a nephrologist at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Dr...
  48. Ultrasensitive Detection Probes for Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxins
    David M Kranz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The work will be performed in collaboration with Prof. David Kranz (University of Illinois), and Drs. Sandra Tallent and Jeffrey DeGrasse at the FDA...
  49. Effect of Male Circumcision on Penile HPV Infection
    JENNIFER SUSAN SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The University of North Carolina, in collaboration with the UNIM (Universities of Nairobi, Illinois and Manitoba Reproductive Health Project) Male Health Clinic, The University of Illinois at Chicago, the ..
  50. LYMPHOCYTE-MEDIATED IMMUNITY TO ANAPLASMA MARGINALE
    Reginald Valdez; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..S. in Veterinary Parasitology in 1994 from the University of Illinois. During this period he also completed a 3-year clinical residency in large animal internal medicine...
  51. Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping Training Simulator using Virtual Reality and Haptics
    P Pat Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Pat Banerjee, ImmersiveTouch,(R) Inc. (Westmont, Illinois) is a small business that develops fully immersive, visio-haptic virtual reality software engineered into a ..
  52. Comparative effectiveness of breast imaging modalities: a natural experiment
    Garth H Rauscher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Illinois State Cancer Registry (ISCR) is one of the most highly recognized population-based cancer registries in the ..
  53. Assisted Reproductive Technology &Risk of Childhood Cancer
    Logan G Spector; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..states and New York City, including the five states with the highest numbers of ART births (California, New York, Illinois, New Jersey, and Massachusetts), to create a cohort of approximately 30 million children, including over 467,000 ..
  54. Labor Migration and Multilevel HIV Prevention
    STEVAN MERRILL WEINE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..research development and mentoring activities of Stevan Weine MD, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Over the past 15 years, Dr...
  55. Trajectories of Drugs Abuse in High Risk Youth
    Linda A Teplin; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We are studying a racially/ethnically diverse sample (n=1709;624 females, 1085 males) in Cook County (Chicago) Illinois, aged 10-18 years at recruitment (1995-1998)...
  56. Relationship between vaginal micobiota and T. vaginalis acquisition
    OLAMIDE DAPHNA JARRETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Candidate: Olamide Jarrett, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in Infectious Diseases at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She received her BA in biology from Harvard University and MD from the University of Chicago...
  57. Improving Musculoskeletal Outcomes for Individuals with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Laura Tosi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..conference, Improving Musculoskeletal Outcomes for Individuals with OI, which will be held in Rosemont, Illinois, will be the ninth such meeting coordinated by the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation...
  58. Health Promoters and Pharmacists in Diabetes Team Management
    Lisa Sharp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the recruitment of 300 African-American and Latino adults with uncontrolled diabetes through the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago and randomization to one of two groups: (1) pharmacist management (Pharm) for 12 months;..
  59. Combined ultrahigh-resolution optical tweezers and single-molecule fluorescence
    Yann R Chemla; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Chemla, PI) and single-molecule fluorescence (T. Ha, co-PI) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign...
  60. FLVCR protein trafficking and the regulation of heme export
    JOHN GERARD QUIGLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Medicine and Hematology, and has been newly appointed as an assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago...
  61. Drug Use, Disorder & HIV/AIDS Risk in Juvenile Justice Youth:A Longitudinal Study
    Linda A Teplin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..whites, 207 Hispanics, 2 other race/ethnicity) of persons who were arrested and detained in Cook County (Chicago) Illinois, aged 10-18 years at recruitment (1997-1998)...
  62. Petascale Molecular Dynamics Data Processing System
    Klaus Schulten; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..support ongoing experimental-computational collaborative projects among NIH investigators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to resolve, in atomic detail, single molecule processes involving DNA helicases, lipoprotein ..
  63. Wireless ECoG Recording for Epilepsy Monitoring
    Stuart F Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Phase II program is a collaboration between EIC Laboratories (Norwood, MA), Sigenics (Chicago, IL), Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, IL), and the University of Chicago...
  64. SENSIMMER? Virtual Phaco Trainer for Cataract Surgery
    P Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Partnership proposes to develop and commercialize its training modules for cataract surgery...
  65. Suppression of glioma invasion by a bicistronic constuct
    JASTI RAO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..PERFORMANCESITE(S) (organizationc, ity,state) University of Illinois College of Medicine PO Box 1649, One Illini Drive Peoria, Illinois 61656 KEY PERSONNEL. See instructions...
  66. Protein interactions by analytical ultracentrifugation
    PETER GETTINS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Center for Structural Biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) proposes acquisition of a Beckman Coulter XL-I analytical ultracentrifuge, with accessories, including the ..
  67. The Seven Pillars: Crossing the Patient Safety-Medical Liability Chasm
    TIMOTHY BRIAN MCDONALD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for responding to patient harm events known as the "Seven Pillars" that has been in place at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) since 2006...
  68. IDENTIFICATION OF GENES THAT CONFER LPS SENSITIVITY
    Keiko Watanabe; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Keiko Watanabe in molecular genetics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During this training, Dr...
  69. Project EXPORT
    Michael Glasser; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of five interrelated cores and combines the expertise and resources of four major institutions in the state of Illinois. The Centers Administrative core channels the efforts of the National Center for Rural Health Professions of the ..
  70. MENTALLY ILL IN ILLINOIS--HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
    Sean Harris; Fiscal Year: 2000
    I will analyze the mental health care system of Illinois form 18760 to 1930 a period during which it evoled from a rural, insulated and self-contained program for "moral rejuvenation" to an integrated, highly professional system for the ..
  71. Blueprints for Transforming Research at UIC College of Dentistry
    Christine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry (COD) is the only dental school in Chicago, the nation's third largest city...
  72. THE ILLINOIS FAMILIES STUDY: CHILD WELL-BEING
    Jane Holl; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study builds upon the Illinois Families Study (IFS)...
  73. Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Aging with Development Disabilities
    Tamar Heller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lifespan Trajectories and Supportive Environments for Healthy Community Living" is sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities in ..
  74. TRAINING RURAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TO ACCESS NLM DATA
    LESLIE SANDLOW; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The project brings together information systems from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago and Rockford, Library of the Health Sciences (LHS), and universities in downstate ..
  75. Behavioral and Biomedical Science Core: Bridges to Bacc*
    ARLICIA CORLEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..MXC), and Richard Daley College, (RDC) - an associate degree granting institution to transition to University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), a baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree granting institution in Chicago...