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 clothing for healthcare workers, to developing an app linking health consumers with health advocates to overcome barriers in healthcare delivery […]

April 13, 2020

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carle Health team up to design and produce face shield for health care workers

  • By Charlie Simpson

A team of engineers, physicians, researchers and designers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carle Health has developed and launched production of a face shield for health professionals responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The design specifications and instructions for use have been made public, and can be downloaded here. The face shield project is part of a larger Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) design initiative led jointly by The Grainger College of Engineering and […]

Leanne Labriola, Dipanjan Pan, Ketan Dighe, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
August 31, 2018

Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

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Researchers developed a rapid sensing gel to measure a molecular marker of eye injury in a teardrop.

First Class, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
July 3, 2018

Carle Illinois Welcomes Inaugural Class

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The Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school, welcomed its first class of 32 students July 2. A partnership between the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Carle Health System, the college aims to create a cohort of physician-innovators who exemplify the qualities of compassion, competence, curiosity and creativity. The students will receive full four-year tuition scholarships, privately funded, valued at more than $200,000 each. “We are so excited to […]

June 20, 2018

Dean King Li selected as a Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

  • By Kara Sauder

Dr. King Li, dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, has been selected as a Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). The ISMRM Fellowship is awarded for significant and substantial contributions to research in the field of magnetic resonance, and for significant contributions to the development of the ISMRM. Dean Li is the inaugural dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based college of medicine. He […]

May 11, 2018

Dr. King Li recognized with 2018 RRA Innovation and Leadership Award

  • By Kara Sauder

Carle Illinois College of Medicine inaugural dean, King Li, has been recognized with the 2018 RRA Innovation and Leadership Award for his significant contributions to advancing radiology research, innovation, leadership, mentorship and growth of RRA.

May 8, 2018

University of Illinois administrators join the Illini 4000 in portion of cross-country bike ride

  • By Kara Sauder

Carle Illinois College of Medicine is partnering with the Illini 4000 on their upcoming cross-country race to raise funds for cancer research. Learn how you can get involved below.

Jenny Amos, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 4, 2018

ASEE recognizes Amos for teaching excellence

  • By Kara Sauder

Jenny Amos has been selected to receive the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Illinois-Indiana Section Outstanding Teaching Award—one of 12 regional ASEE teaching awards nationwide.

Ruby Mendenhall, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 2, 2018

Ruby Mendenhall named assistant dean for diversity and democratization of health innovation

  • By Kara Sauder

Meet Ruby Mendenhall, who has been named the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s assistant dean for diversity and democratization of health innovation.

Dr. King Li, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
April 9, 2018

Dr. King Li Inducted into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

  • By Kara Sauder

Dr. King Li, dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, has been admitted into the AIMBE College of Fellows, comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers.