Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon Visits the Bernie Mac STAR Center
The Bernie Mac Sarcoidosis Translational Advanced Research (STAR) Center welcomed Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon and staff on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.
As an honorary board member of the Bernie Mac Foundation, Lieutenant Governor Simon met with Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, Dr. George T. Kondos, Dr. Nadera Sweiss, Dr. William Swedler, representatives of the Bernie Mac Foundation, and other members of the UIHHS team.
Following a presentation by Dr. Garcia on the Bernie Mac STAR Center, the mission of UI Health, and our goals as a model for health care in state institutions, the Lt. Governor toured the Bernie Mac STAR Center clinic.