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Name:  Dennis G. Norem, M.D.

Medical Specialty / Area of Practice:  Internal Medicine/Geriatric Medicine

Hometown:  Rockford

Office Held:  Speaker

Term:  2019-2020

Biographical Information:

Dr. Norem earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford in 1979, followed by a residency in internal medicine at Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He is also a qualified geriatrics specialist and a Certified Wound Specialist Physician from the American Board of Wound Management. He currently serves as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, a general internist at Rockford Health Physicians/Rockford Health Systems, and a wound care physician at the OSF Wound Care Center.

Professional Involvement:

Dr. Norem has been an ISMS member for over 35 years, and has previously served on the ISMS Board as a trustee. He has served on the Winnebago County Medical Society Board of Directors, including as president and as chairman of the Legislative Committee, and is a member of the American Medical Association.

Dr. Norem is also active in the Rockford Regional Health Council, and has served as its chairman, council vice president, and chairman of the Access to Healthcare Subcommittee, among other roles.


Dennis G. Norem


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