May 15, 2020

Applying Engineering and Spanish for Innovation in Medicine

  • By Kara Sauder
Anant Naik with his children's book, Heroes of a Pandemic
April 27, 2020

Carle Illinois student writes children’s book to honor heroes of the pandemic

  • By Kara Sauder

Anant Naik is training to be a doctor, so as the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it was no question that he would find a way to help. But after medical students from across the country were pulled from their clinical clerkships, caring for patients at their bedside would not be an option, and Anant looked to his other skills to contribute to those in need. Motivated by the many essential workers serving on the frontlines, Anant […]

April 23, 2020

Carle Illinois students develop COVI-Pod concept in response to COVID-19 crisis

  • By Kara Sauder

For Christina Moawad, there was no question that she would do whatever she could to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Born and raised in New York City and with a majority of her immediate family serving in healthcare, she saw the need early on for new solutions, extra hands, and a quick response. When one of her classmates shared an opportunity to participate in the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Virtual Design Challenge, Christina and her classmates […]

August 1, 2019

Grant Supports Faster Imaging Techniques in Cleft Palate Patients

  • By Kara Sauder

The HHS-funded project “Using atlas-driven imaging for determining variations in velopharyngeal function among children with cleft palate and hypernasal speech” will receive $2 million over four years to investigate imaging techniques for cleft palate patients.

Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois students practice their clinical skills.
July 23, 2019

New health education era at Carle Illinois benefits patients

  • By Kara Sauder

“As innovators in medical education, we’re excited to offer this hands-on opportunity to our students,” said Kristine Carpenter, Carle Illinois clinical associate professor, family medicine physician at Carle, and Carle Illinois Clinic lead. “It’s a valuable opportunity for them as well as for patients.” Medical students, guided by experienced Carle physicians, will care for patients’ primary care needs at Carle Illinois Clinic. “An ideal patient is one who isn’t in a rush or who needs […]

Dora Lin, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
June 20, 2019

Curated curiosity for changes in health care

  • By Kara Sauder
May 10, 2019

Provost’s Initiative on Teaching Advancement grant to provide novel insights on problem-based learning experience

  • By Kara Sauder

A joint collaboration proposal between Carle Illinois College of Medicine and the College of Education was awarded a $7500 grant by the Provost’s Initiative on Teaching Advancement (PITA).

Elizabeth Woodburn, Carle Illinois medical student, in her white coat on the University of Illinois quad.
May 9, 2019

Empathic to the situation, dedicated to the solution

  • By Kara Sauder
Roxy Azimi, medical student at Carle Illinois College of Medicine
April 26, 2019

Leading the field forward with dependability and passion

  • By Kara Sauder
Yusi Gong, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
April 22, 2019

Channeling curiosity to drive medicine forward

  • By Kara Sauder