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 who helps med students navigate this new terrain of bone, ligaments and organs. That’s true at the Carle Illinois College […]

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.

September 17, 2019

Prospective students get a taste of Carle Illinois at Showcase

  • By Kristin Tennant

Eighty-three prospective students from 29 states came to campus Monday for a first-hand look at what sets apart the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.

September 13, 2019

Brad Sutton recognized as one of five University Scholars

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From helping to develop the innovative curricula at Carle Illinois, to his work developing novel MRI methods to help better understand the brain, the honor is well deserved.