Irwin Benuck

Division Head, Community-Based Primary Care Pediatrics at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Irwin Benuck

Irwin Benuck

Division Head, Community-Based Primary Care Pediatrics at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Biography

Irwin Benuck, MD/PhD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics-Community-Based Primary Care
Contact

312/227-4337
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 86
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611
Research Collaborators

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Interests

Cholesterol; Lipid Disorders; Medical Education; Newborn Care; Obesity; Preventive Cardiology
Description of Interests

Identify children at risk CAD. Utlize the new NHLBI guidelines (member expert panel) to reduce cardiovascuar disease in children and adolescents. Provide tools, support, and provide recognition for pediatric office based education and to mentor community pediatricians to provide more teaching to medical students, residents, and other trainees.
Professional Education

MD/PhD: Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine, Medicine (1979)
PhD: Illinois Institute Of Technology, Physiology (1974)
Residency: Northwestern McGaw/Children’s Memorial Hospital, Pediatrics (1982)
Board Certification: Pediatrics

Selected PubMed Publications

Influences on parents' decisions for home and automobile smoking bans in households with smokers.
Binns HJ, O'Neil J, Benuck I, Ariza AJ
Patient education and counseling 2009 Feb; 74(2):272-6
PMID: 18938054

Tobacco, heart disease, and practical counseling.
Benuck I
Pediatric annals 2006 Nov; 35(11):802-7
PMID: 17153126

Cholesterol screening in children.
Benuck I
Current problems in pediatrics 1995 Sep; 25(8):254-60
PMID: 8529430

Usefulness of parental serum total cholesterol levels in identifying children with hypercholesterolemia.
Benuck I, Gidding SS, Donovan M, Traisman ES, Traisman HS
The American journal of cardiology 1992 Mar 15; 69(8):713-7
PMID: 1546642

Other Selected Publications

Integrated guidelines for cardiovascular health and risk reduction in children and adolescents
Benuck (member of expert panel) I
Pediatrics (suppl) 2011 Dec; :

Overview
RelSci Relationships

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Number of Boards

1

Number of Awards

1

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Surgeon-in-Chief at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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Physician-in-Chief & Chief Academic Officer at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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President at Shepherd University - West Virginia

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Chief Medical Officer at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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Division Head, Neurology at Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

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Chief Executive Officer at Highground Enterprise Solutions, Inc.

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Founder at Bolder Capital LLC

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Former Senior Partner at Linden Manager LLC

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Director at The Field Foundation of Illinois

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Irwin Benuck
Division Head, Community-Based Primary Care Pediatrics at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Education
MD in Medicine
Class of 1979

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, founded in 1859, attracts talented individuals to its faculty, staff, and student body through its cutting-edge research initiatives, superb clinical affiliates, global outlook, and innovative curriculum. Located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, Feinberg has built a national reputation for excellence through a strong history of collaborative, interdisciplinary medical education and research, and along with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation is part of the premier academic medical center known as Northwestern Medicine. Feinberg stands out among the nation's research-intensive medical schools and consistently receives high marks in U.S. News & World Report surveys. Through its affiliates, it provides patient care to thousands of individuals every year, and plays an integral part in the communities it serves.

PhD in Physiology
Class of 1974

Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Interprofessional Projects Program.

Memberships
Career History
Division Head, Community-Based Primary Care Pediatrics
Current

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 130 year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Learn more about our family-centered approach to care.

Professor, Clinical Pediatrics Community Based Primary Care
Current

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, founded in 1859, attracts talented individuals to its faculty, staff, and student body through its cutting-edge research initiatives, superb clinical affiliates, global outlook, and innovative curriculum. Located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, Feinberg has built a national reputation for excellence through a strong history of collaborative, interdisciplinary medical education and research, and along with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation is part of the premier academic medical center known as Northwestern Medicine. Feinberg stands out among the nation's research-intensive medical schools and consistently receives high marks in U.S. News & World Report surveys. Through its affiliates, it provides patient care to thousands of individuals every year, and plays an integral part in the communities it serves.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Founded in 1987 as the Children’s Memorial Foundation, today the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, through which all gifts benefit Lurie Children’s.

Awards & Honors
Board Certification - American Board of Pediatrics
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