Emergency medicine physician, academic leader named UIC vice chancellor for health affairs

Dr. Robert A. Barish, chancellor of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport, has been named vice chancellor for health affairs of the University of Illinois at Chicago, pending formal approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees at its Nov. 12 meeting.

Barish, a distinguished physician and academic leader, will oversee UIC’s seven health science colleges and their respective regional campuses; the university’s hospital and clinics; and multiple federally qualified health center sites to coordinate health science education and research, and health care delivery at Chicago’s largest university. Read more...