- Dimke: ‘I’m not going to retire’
- IMRF responds: Pay spiking against the rules
- Bill limits automated license plate readers
- Private uni’s subject to FOIA says House
- Guest Commentary: Earth Day or April Fools Day?
- State Roundup: Concerns raised about proposed change in DUI pot standard
- Bill would decrease pot penalties; small amounts would draw only ticket, fine
- Senate votes to restore human service cuts; bill moves to House for consideration
- Bill to restrict red light cameras passes House
- State Roundup: Budget fix in current FY not yet done
Community news and notes: Week of Nov. 3-9, 2010
The University of Illinois Primary Care Clinic in Rockton recently welcomed Carole Eatock, RN, APN, as a family nurse practitioner. Eatock will treat patients of all ages and has special interest in the care of adolescents and women and cardiopulmonary medicine. As a family nurse practitioner, she is a registered nurse with advanced academic and clinical experience, which enables Eatock to diagnose and manage most common and many chronic illnesses, either independently or as part of a health care team. Prior to joining the Primary Care Clinic in Rockton, Eatock worked in the post-anesthesia care unit at SwedishAmerican Hospital and at Methodist Medical Center’s cardiovascular intensive care, where she was named Mentor of the Year in 2007-2008. … The Rockford Park District presented Kent Mallquist with a Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his service with distinction and excellence for the past 10 years as Rockford Park District Foundation Board president. During Mallquist’s term as president, the foundation raised $26,320,212, and also greatly expanded its service to the Rockford Park District. Some of the major accomplishments and projects during his tenure as Foundation Board president included Keye-Mallquist Park renovations, construction of Carlson Ice Arena and Sportscore Two, Learning Links at Ingersoll Golf Course, Field of Honor development, Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum barn, and Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens. Mallquist is stepping down as Foundation Board president, but will continue to serve on the board as a key fund-raising executive. … Dr. Dongwoo John Chang was named vice president and chief medical officer of the Illinois Neurological Institute (INI) – Northern Region. Dr. Chang has served as medical director and chief physician of INI at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center since August 2008. In his new position, Dr. Chang is responsible for continuing to develop the OSF neuroscience clinical service line to provide an integrated, system-wide multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach to the care of patients with neurological illness. Dr. Chang is a graduate of Stanford University, and earned his medical degree and served a surgical internship at Temple University School of Medicine and Hospital.
From the Nov. 3-9, 2010 issue