No Backing Down
Daniela Matei’s career has been devoted to treating rare gynecologic cancers.
Right to the Heart
Northwestern Medicine leads the development of a revolutionary cardiac procedure.
Keeping the Beat
Northwestern’s new Center for Arrhythmia Research will develop novel ways to treat irregular heartbeats.
A Natural Networker
Luisa Iruela-Arispe heads the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology.
A Year of Discovery
by Will Doss and Melissa Rohman Feinberg has had an exceptional year of scientific inquiry, ranging from examining the most basic systems that make our bodies tick to developing breakthrough therapies and treatment strategies. With the opening of the new Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center, the pace of discovery will […]
Northwestern Medicine expresses its condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni (listed in order of their graduation year) and faculty who have passed away. ALUMNI James Oliver, ’43 MD, Moorhead, Minnesota, died December 1, 2019 Edward A. Millar, ’45 MD, ’50 GME, Libertyville, Illinois, died January 3, 2020 Robert M. Herman, ’50 MD, Los Gatos, California, […]
Letter to the Editor I read with great interest about the work of Dr. Jeremiah Stamler, professor emeritus of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Epidemiology (“A Trailblazing Professor Turns 100 Next Month,” Fall 2019). I was in the first graduating class of Feinberg’s public health program in 1981 — one of two students. Dr. […]
Campaign Update Generosity from 66,000+ donors helping Northwestern Medicine transform human health. Thanks to committed alumni, faculty, friends, and foundation and corporate partners, we have surpassed our $2 billion goal for WE WILL. The Campaign for Northwestern Medicine. Gifts since the campaign launched in September 2014 have funded scholarships for our students, important clinical and […]
Brandi Jackson, ’15 MD When I was growing up, I never imagined I would become a doctor. There weren’t any doctors in my family, and I never saw a black doctor in the flesh. Even though I always excelled academically, no counselor ever recommended to me that I consider a career in medicine. I’m from […]
Alumni President’s Message: Alumni Weekend 2020
Class of 2000 20th Year Reunion A letter from Rishi Reddy, ’00 MD (HPME) Hello, Feinberg alumni! It has been an honor to work with the Feinberg Alumni Office and Development team over the past year. They are a committed group of people who want to help our alumni engage with current medical students and […]
Alumni Profile: Future Focused
Catherine Lucey prepares future physicians. by Bridget M. Kuehn For the past 15 years Catherine Lucey, ’82 MD, has focused her career on redesigning medical education with an eye toward preparing physicians to solve the societal and clinical challenges that lie ahead. Her goal, she says, is to “not just to tweak things from within, but […]
An Ever-Evolving Medical School
As 2019 came to a close, I looked back on the year’s accomplishments with a sense of pride. We opened a world-class research building — the largest of its kind in the United States: the Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center — making national headlines and cementing our stature as a world-class destination for biomedical research. […]
Faculty Awards and Honors
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$10 Million Gift Earmarked for Neurological Disorders
A new $10 million gift from Northwestern University trustees and supporters Louis A. Simpson ’58 and Kimberly K. Querrey will give scientists at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine crucial resources to develop personalized treatments for neurological diseases. The gift will support a center now known as the Simpson Querrey Center for Neurogenetics and enable […]
Enhancing Primary Care Education
by Melissa Rohman Led by Daniel Evans, ‘00 MD, ’03 GME, assistant professor of Medical Education and of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, the study suggests that graduating ECMH students are more prepared to practice in team-based, collaborative and patient-centered health care settings than students who do not. “ECMH is […]
Global Health Day Celebrates the Past, Present, and Future
By Will Doss Feinberg’s new Institute for Global Health hosted its inaugural Global Health Day symposium, a day-long event that featured presentations from each of the institute’s constituent Centers, a poster session, several panels and keynote speakers. Established earlier this year, the Institute for Global Health evolved from the the Center for Global Health and […]