As part of a nearly $2 million University of Illinois System initiative, fourteen projects were selected from more than 50 proposals to bolster and encourage the arts and humanities at the system’s universities in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield–one of which will result in a new medical humanities curriculum for both undergraduates in the system and medical students in the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Stephanie Hilger, who has been involved in developing the medical humanities […]
As Aaron Brown faces the daily demands of medical school, he uses the inspiration and lessons provided by his mentors as he works hard toward a career that will enable him to help others overcome their own challenges as well.
Eman Hammad, a Fulbright visiting scholar from the University of Jordan, began her Fulbright scholar program at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine in the fall of 2018. Her research at the University of Illinois is in pharmacoeconomics, which addresses the cost-effectiveness of medications. Eman’s story began in her home country of Jordan, where at a young age, a trip to the pharmacy catalyzed a curiosity in pharmacology. She witnessed the everyday practice of pharmacists […]
A team of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers led by Carle Illinois interim executive associate dean Stephen Boppart has successfully visualized the tumor microenvironment of human breast tissue shortly after it was surgically removed from a patient in the operating room. The researchers achieved this using a new portable optical imaging system developed in Boppart’s lab. This work, which was reported in a paper published online December 19 in Science Advances, marks a major […]
As Valerie Chen pursues a future as a physician-innovator, her astute insights into the human experience will have an invaluable impact on the patients in her future care.
Rashid Bashir, dean of the University of Illinois College of Engineering and Carle Illinois professor, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.
The Carle Illinois College of Medicine continues to build the Global Community Immersion Program for Carle Illinois students, expanding its available locations to include Brazil.