Chicago, IL, August 18, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Children’s Hospital of Illinois, a leading pediatric clinical care and research hospital, today announced that Valeria C. Benavides Lopez, MD, MPH will join its’ Pediatric Endocrinology Division at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.
Dr. Benavides Lopez attended medical school at the University of San Andres in La Paz, Bolivia and received her Masters of Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. She completed her pediatric residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, NY and completed a Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT.
She is also board certified in Pediatrics and board eligible in Pediatric Endocrinology.
About Children’s Hospital of Illinois
The Children’s Hospital of Illinois is the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. CHOI is a 127-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services. These programs represent over 60 pediatric specialists in 24 different disciplines, including the largest pediatric surgery program in Illinois. CHOI is the only full service tertiary hospital for children in central Illinois. It has a designated Level I Trauma Center, a Regional Perinatal Center, and has a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.
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