ROCKFORD — Joseph P. Garry recently was named a visiting professor of clinical family medicine and interim head of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford.

Garry most recently was an associate professor in the University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, where he’s also been a practicing physician since 2009.

He also served as medical director of the Sports Medicine Clinic there for several years. Prior to that, he had served as medical director of East Carolina University’s Physical Activity & Nutrition Clinic, Sports Medicine Fellowship director and as an attending physician at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

For information: rockford.medicine.uic.edu.