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Judy Bolton Named UIC Distinguished Professor

The UIC Distinguished Professorship recognizes scholarship, creativity, and leadership. Faculty members are nominated by their peers and are selected by a committee that includes others who have received the honor.

Judy Bolton, is a professor and head of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy in the College of Pharmacy. Dr. Bolton’s research focuses on post-menopausal women’s health and exploring the bioactivation pathways of estrogen in order to explain the carcinogenic effects of prescribed estrogen replacement therapies. She has been funded continuously by the National Institutes of Health since 1997 and has authored more than 140 publications in high-impact academic journals.