The Alliance of Chicago: 2009-2010

While an important characteristic of Community Health Centers (CHC) is their strong individual community identification and governance, they are subject to the same forces that have driven the development of large health care systems. Recognizing the opportunities for groups of safety net organizations who could choose to cooperate rather than compete, the Health Resources and [Read More…]

Breakthrough Urban Ministries: 2009 – 2010

A generous grant from the Washington Square Health Foundation helps to make “Health Care for Homeless Adults” available at Breakthrough Urban Ministries. Breakthrough is located on Chicago’s West Side in East Garfield Park where it operates two transitional housing shelters for homeless men and women. The two shelters serve a total of 700 homeless adults [Read More…]

Community Health : 2009 – 2010

Throughout its 18th year history, as it has expanded its range of services and programs to become the largest free clinic in Illinois, CommunityHealth has been guided by its original mission – to provide the highest quality care (at no cost) to as many low-income uninsured individuals as possible who are in need of a [Read More…]

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University: 2009 – 2010

(from top to bottom) Lonnie Shea, PhD, Dean Ho, PhD and William L. Kath, PhD

The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is committed to being a national leader in the battle to overcome cancer, with significant research in basic, clinical, prevention and control, behavioral and population-based investigations.

The Engineering [Read More…]