January 21, 2020

New Department Head of Biomedical and Translational Sciences to Help Foster Interdisciplinary Collaboration

  • By Kristin Tennant

As Carle Illinois’ first Head of the Department of Biomedical and Translational Sciences, Professor Amy Wagoner Johnson will help cultivate a meaningful, interdisciplinary faculty culture at the College.

January 10, 2020

“Innovation Grand Rounds” series is launched to inspire new ideas and collaborations

  • By Kristin Tennant

The new Innovation Grand Rounds series will create “a collaborative networking event around medicine innovation.”

January 2, 2020

Surgeon-engineer partnership leads to the development of 3D-printed, absorbable stents

  • By Kristin Tennant

Blair Rowitz, M.D., and Dipanjan Pan, Ph.D., collaborated to develop customizable, 3D-printed stents out of materials that can be absorbed by the body.

December 13, 2019

Anthropology, medicine and dance—Professor Laura Shackelford brings them all together, seamlessly

  • By Kristin Tennant

Anatomy lab is a rite of passage for medical students. The first time they don scrubs, pick up scalpels and approach a human cadaver is, for most physicians, an indelible moment.   It’s easy to assume that seasoned physicians are guiding future physicians in the lab, but it’s not always the case. Often, it’s an anthropologist […]

December 4, 2019

Stephen Boppart awarded highest distinction for academic inventors

  • By Kristin Tennant

Stephen Boppart has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of his work developing and translating novel optical biomedical imaging technologies.

Matt Lee and Alex Lucas, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
November 18, 2019

Studying the Medical System in Brazil Opened Our Eyes

  • By Matthew Lee and Alex Lucas

It was eye-opening to see the unique healthcare challenges faced in another part of the world.

November 1, 2019

Health Make-a-Thon Competition is Open for Idea Submissions From Across the State

  • By Kristin Tennant

Starting November 1, 2019, all Illinois residents are invited to submit ideas for improving human health to the second annual Illinois Health Make-a-Thon competition. The 10 best ideas will each be supported by $10,000 in Health Maker Lab resources to create a real prototype of their idea.

October 28, 2019

Heart Inlets

  • By Valerie Chen

Anatomy lab is arguably the most famous rite of passage in medical school.

October 28, 2019

Med student plans a “different kind of health fair” for the community

  • By Kristin Tennant

On November 10, Aaron Brown, a second-year student at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, is taking a “different kind of health fair” into the Champaign-Urbana community—one that focuses on meeting people where they’re at and building trust through listening.

October 7, 2019

When class starts with a 911 call, students learn to collaborate under pressure

  • By Kristin Tennant

A rural disaster simulation brought together interprofessional teams of students from four health sciences programs.