Message from Associate Dean for Research & Innovation

“The office of research and innovation primary task is to enable the College’s vision of creating a new generation of compassionate and skilled physician innovators. Our team is building innovation and research platforms that enable faculty and students to tackle the unmet patient and community health needs through human-centered design thinking, medical technologies, and entrepreneurship. Our goal is prepare our students to become tomorrow’s leaders who will contribute to solutions that benefit the communities they serve.”

Issam Moussa, MD



Issam Moussa, MD

Associate Dean for Research & Innovation

Irfan Ahmad, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Irfan Ahmad, MD

Assistant Dean for Research

Olivia  Campos Coiado

Olivia Coiado, MD

Director of Student Research

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