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 […]
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 […]
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.
“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 […]
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).