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The UIC Department of Psychiatry is dedicated to provide excellence in psychiatric research that includes basic neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience, health services, and interventions.

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Tara Mehta, co-authors make dissemination and implementation recommendations to…

Integrating dissemination and implementation sciences within Clinical and Translational Science Awar...

Dr. Pauline Maki in the New York Times "We Need to Know How Menopause…

This might turn out to be a crucial window to try to prevent Alzheimer’s and other chronic diseases ...

Dr. Pauline Maki recently did a live interview on WBEZ Sunnyside for Moms is…

Chicago Innovators: Psychologists Create App To Screen Pregnant Women Of Color For Depression In Il...

Dr. Judith Cook and her team presented their health self-management education…

On June 9, 2021, Dr. Judith Cook and her team presented their health self-management education proje...

Dr. Judith Cook, Jessica Jonikas and faculty from Temple University launched…

Dr. Judith Cook, Jessica Jonikas and faculty from Temple University launched the Center's slow-motio...

Dr. Brittany Rudd presented at the 2021 Society for Community Research and…

Gardella, J., Parker, L., Rudd, B., Pollard, A., Kreimer, R., Le, T., & Goldstein, N. (2021, Jun...

Dr. Rudd was invited to present at the 2021 Pragmatic Research in Health…

Rudd, B.N., (2021, May). Methods for reporting and aligning implementation strategies with implement...

UIC research identifies potential pathways to treating alcohol use disorder,…

A discovery from researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago may lead to new treatments for in...

Tara Mehta (Co-PI), Marc Atkins (Co-PI), and Dana Rusch (Co-PI) recently…

Tara Mehta (Co-PI), Marc Atkins (Co-PI), and Dana Rusch (Co-PI) recently received a 5-year, NIMH R01...

Dr. Lisa Razzano and research partners at Thresholds have been selected to…

Dr. Lisa Razzano and research partners at Thresholds have been selected to receive the 2021 Health L...


Check out these training opportunities.

Illinois Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Initiative

We are currently recruiting participants for an evaluation of supported employment services for people with psychiatric disabilities in Chicago, Illinois. For information, contact Pam Steigman (312-413-80) at UIC.

Developing a Model to Promote Health and Recovery after Medical Hospitalizations

We’re getting ready to start recruiting participants for a study of successful discharge from the hospital following treatment for a medical condition in Chicago, Illinois. Check back soon for the start of recruitment.

Evaluation of Self-Directed Career Accounts on Vocational Outcomes of Supported Employment Recipients

In the coming year, we’ll be recruiting participants for a study of career financial accounts that are accessible to vocational rehabilitation clients in Chicago, Illinois. Check back in early 2018 for the start of recruitment.

Participants needed for Hot Flash research study

Dr. Pauline Maki, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois Chicago, with Dr. David Walega, MD, MSCI at Northwestern Medicine, is conducting a research study to investigate hot flashes.

Participants needed for Depression research study

Dr. Heide Klumpp, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study to investigate mechanisms of talk therapy for depression. You may be eligible if you are:

Participants needed for Depression iPhone app study

Dr. Heide Klumpp (PhD) and Dr. Alex Leow (PhD) at The University of Illinois at Chicago are conducting a research study on depression. This study is testing sleep measures (collected with a sleep watch) and digital behaviors (collected by using the “BiAffect” app) to predict and monitor mood symptoms and thinking patterns over time. You may be eligible to participate if you:

Participants needed for Insomnia iPhone app study

Dr. Heide Klumpp (PhD) and Dr. Alex Leow (PhD) at The University of Illinois at Chicago are conducting a research study on insomnia. This study is testing sleep measures (collected with a sleep watch) and digital behaviors (collected by using the “BiAffect” app) to predict and monitor mood symptoms and thinking patterns over time. You may be eligible to participate if you:

Adults Age 60 or Older Needed for Paid Research Study!

This study is examining why people experience another episode of depression after successful treatment. We hope to determine what clinical, social, and biological factors predict future depressive episodes or may be warning signs of the return of depression.

Enhanced Project Health Program for College Students

Are you interested in a virtual healthy lifestyle program? We are conducting a research study examining a virtual healthy lifestyle program – Enhanced Project Health – at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Learn how to participate