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CCTS KL2 alumnus receives Rising Star Award in clinical sciences

Natasha Crooks. (Photo: Martin Hernandez/UIC)

The UIC Research and Scholarship Annual Awards, presented by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, honor the exceptional work of faculty members at the forefront of their fields in science and humanities. Awardees were celebrated in an April 17 ceremony at the Field Museum of Natural History.

Center for Clinical and Translational Science KL2 alum, Natasha Crooks, was recognized for outstanding achievements in clinical sciences through a Rising Star award for her work in protecting Black women and girls’ reproductive and sexual health.

“The university sees the value of the community work that I’m doing and how it extends beyond UIC,” Crooks said.

Learn more about 2024 Rising Star Award Winner, Natasha Crooks