The next Dr.Paula Show will feature Dr. Robert Winn.  The show will air on May 3rd at 11:00am. winn

Dr. Winn is Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Based Practice and Director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center.  He is a specialist in pulmonary and critical care medicine with a keen interest in using community-based research to help reduce health disparities. As part of the leadership team at UI Health’s Mile Square Health Center, Dr. Winn helped develop an innovative model for the delivery of health care for the newest Mile Square facility, which opened in 2014. The center offers an unprecedented range of specialty services on site, including mammography. It is the only federally qualified health center in Chicago to offer urgent care — a departure from the typical community clinic. Dr. Winn also runs a basic science translational research lab that focuses on mechanisms that drive cellular proliferation that leads to early cell death and thus lung cancer.

Dr. Winn will be speaking to Dr. Paula about health disparities among cancer diagnoses, what the Cancer Center is doing to reduce health disparities and address low health literacy among the diverse populations its serves, and more.

 

If you have any suggestions for topics or interviews you would like to hear on the Dr. Paula Show, let us know! Contact Brienne Lowry at bdavis7@uic.edu.

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