January 6, 2021

Carle Illinois student research offers new insight on homemade personal protective equipment, cited by CDC

  • By Beth Hart

A student-led research team at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is providing new answers on which materials are best for constructing homemade and alternative personal protective equipment. The team’s research showed that non-mask medical-grade materials and consumer-grade craft fabric could provide the best filtration when creating alternative PPE […]

December 23, 2020

New Carle Illinois Student Leader Focuses on Residency Match, Return to In-Person Instruction

  • By Beth Hart

Advocating for students, especially those preparing for graduation and residency in 2022, is the top priority for Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s newly elected Student Government President, Anant Naik (Class of 22). Naik was elected by his peers to serve as student body president for the 2021 calendar year. Now, he hopes to help establish […]

December 21, 2020

Carle Illinois student wins honors at ACP Regional Scientific Meeting

  • By Beth Hart

A proposal by a Carle Illinois College of Medicine student to use technology to rescue drivers who have a heart attack behind the wheel was among the student projects winning recognition at the American College of Physicians Illinois chapter’s scientific meeting on December 4, 2020. Third-year Carle Illinois student Shahnoor Amin created a poster proposing […]

December 17, 2020

Expanding Innovation in the Face of Adversity: 2021 Health Make-A-Thon

  • By Beth Hart

Whether it’s a worldwide pandemic or a profound personal experience, health innovators find fuel to spark their ideas for improving lives around the world. The goal of Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s Health Make-A-Thon is to democratize health innovation by challenging trained specialists and ‘citizen scientists’ alike to pitch their best solution to address broad-based […]

December 9, 2020

Fall 2020 Health Make-A-Thon Addresses Racism as a Health Crisis and Inspires Action

  • By Beth Hart

Carle Illinois College of Medicine students and community members explored innovative solutions to address racism as a health crisis during the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s fall Health Make-A-Thon.  Eight teams participated in the annual event held Saturday, December 5, 2020. The event gave a voice to a wide range of proposals, from culturally inclusive […]