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Nancy Paridy

Illinois Tech Magazine Profiles Shirley Ryan AbilityLab President and Chief Administrative Officer

The Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) alumni magazine, Illinois Tech Magazine, recently published a profile of Nancy Paridy, president and chief administrative officer at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and member of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law’s class of 1983.


Ultrasound Course

How a Unique Ultrasound Course Trains Medical Residents

Science — one of the world’s top academic journals, with a 144-year legacy of publishing breakthrough research — recently published a study whose authors included Shirley Ryan AbilityLab's Colin Franz, MD, PhD, physician-scientist. The ultrasound techniques that Dr. Franz utilized in this study were the same ones that he learned a decade ago during his residency at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in the Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Course.


Doctor and patient

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Announces New Combined Residency for Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is joining forces with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University to offer a new, Chicago-based five-year combined residency program in pediatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R).


FOX 32 Chicago Segment

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Research Scientist and Patient Featured in FOX 32 Chicago Segment About Self-Driving Wheelchair Technology

A recent “Breaking Barriers” segment on FOX 32 Chicago showcased an assistive technology “gamechanger” currently in development at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab — the autonomous, self-driving wheelchair.


Doug walking his dog

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Patient and Physician Featured in AARP Article on Stroke Recovery

In a recent news article published by AARP, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab patient Doug N. shared reflections about his rehabilitation and recovery journey following a stroke in 2015.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Crain’s Features Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s ‘Sustainability Guru’ and Eco-Friendly Efforts

In tandem with Earth Day 2024, Crain’s Chicago Business highlighted Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s ongoing sustainability efforts in an article based on a recent interview with the hospital’s executive director, Facilities, Lamar Davis.


Woman falling off bike

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Attending Physician Featured in Nationally Syndicated Article on New Rapid Blood Test to Assess Mild TBI

A news article on a new rapid blood test that can determine if someone has sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) featured insight by Hollis Bell, MD, attending physician, Brain Innovation Center.


American Organization for Nursing Leadership Conference Award

Two Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Nurses Honored at 2024 American Organization for Nursing Leadership Conference

At the American Organization for Nursing Leadership’s (AONL) recent 2024 conference, a pair of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab nursing leaders were honored: Sharon Rangel, associate chief nursing officer, and Lindsay Hong, nurse manager, 24th Floor.


Chicago Health Magazine Profiles Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine’s Bionic Leg Testing

Chicago Health Magazine Profiles Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine’s Bionic Leg Testing

A recent article in Chicago Health magazine highlighted the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine’s (CBM) testing of bionic prosthetic legs for patients with lower-limb amputations.


Terry Karpowicz

WTTW Profiles Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s “Pioneering” Center for Bionic Medicine

A recent story on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight program highlighted the next generation of bionic limbs being developed at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. The story featured Terry Karpowicz, a Chicago sculptor who has used prosthetics since losing his right leg in a motorcycle accident in 1975.


Sangeeta Driver, MD, MPH

Dr. Sangeeta Driver Quoted in ‘Daily Herald’ for TBI Awareness Month

The Daily Herald recently published a story to coincide with Brain Injury Awareness Month. The article includes perspectives from Sangeeta Driver, MD, MPH, section chief, Brain Injury Medicine, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.


Jaya Fever

In the News: Former Patient Jaya Profiled by ABC Des Moines

The ABC affiliate TV station in Des Moines recently profiled former Shirley Ryan AbilityLab patient Jaya Fever. In December 2022, Jaya — then a high school senior — was in a car accident that left her with a traumatic brain injury.