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Study shows marijuana use interrupts adolescent brain development

Regular marijuana use by teens can stop the brain from maturing, according to a new study by scientists at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Led by Kuei Tseng, MD, PhD, associate professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology at the Chicago Medical School at RFUMS, the study shows how chronic cannabis use by teens can cause persistent behavioral deficits in adulthood, including problems with attention span and impulse control. Read more.

First black female neurosurgeon in U.S. visits RFUMS: Speaks on breaking barriers in medicine, dealing with stress

The nation’s first African American woman neurosurgeon, who visited RFUMS as part of the Black History Month Pioneer in Medicine speaker series, encouraged students to stop worrying so much about their careers, focus on their work and love what you do. Read more.

Rescue from Hearing Loss in Usher's Syndrome

The New England Journal of Medicine recently highlighted the ground-breaking Usher's syndrome research that is being conducted in Dr. Michelle Hastings' lab. This translational work offers hope for the future development of effective therapeutics for people afflicted with this disease. Read more

WGN's "Adelante Chicago" Highlights INSPIRE Program

Content: WGN-TV interviewed the INSPIRE program director, a mentor and a participant on "Adelante Chicago" where they talked about the ways in which Rosalind Franklin University supports local Latino youth. View the program.

Match Day Sends Married Medical Couple To Same Residency

No one made a better match at Chicago Medical School's annual Match Day than Danielle and Chris Wilbur, a rare married medical student couple who are about to embark on pediatric residencies at the same hospital in Pennsylvania. Read more.

RFU Links With DePaul To Ease Shortage Of Nurses

 A new partnership between DePaul University in Chicago and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago will make it easier for second career adults to earn an advanced nursing degree and in the process, help address a looming shortage of nurses. Read more.

Alliance for the Health Sciences Addresses Growing Need for Health Care Professionals

DePaul University and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science are establishing a unique, wide-ranging alliance to help address the expanding need for health care professionals prepared to meet the challenges of an increasingly collaborative and rapidly evolving field. Learn more here.
A Liberal-Arts Campus and a Medical School Team Up to Foster Pathways to Health-Care Careers

Amid national efforts to provide more health-care professionals, DePaul University and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science have formed a partnership dedicated to helping students build the interprofessional skills they will need as health-care professionals earlier during their school years, and to helping them complete graduate medical programs sooner. Read more.

University Press Releases

DePaul nursing expansion at Rosalind Franklin earns approval

Rosalind Franklin University Scientists Prevent the Development of Deafness in Animals Engineered to Have Usher Syndrome

DePaul University and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Establish Alliance to Address Growing Need for Health Care Professionals

LeadAmerica and Rosalind Franklin University Collaborate to Provide Summer Learning Opportunities 

Chicago Medical School Joins White House to Address Military and Veteran Health Needs

Interprofessional Collaboration Focus of Rosalind Franklin University Seminar

Rosalind Franklin University Opens New College of Pharmacy and Interprofessional Education Center

Rosalind Franklin University Receives Sponsorship for Laboratory Enhancements


Lee Concha
Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
Room 1.275
Office: 847-578-8848

Medardo Jurado
Marketing and Communications Production Specialist
Room: 1.305
Office: 847-578-8325

Jeff Lange
Web Content Specialist
Room: 1.303
Office: 847-578-8597

Judy Masterson
Communications Specialist
Room: 1.277
Office: 847-578-8313

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