March 24, 2022

Carle Illinois’ new dean brings next-level approach to innovation in health care, education

  • By Beth Hart

Advancing health care and expanding innovations are a top priority for the next dean of Carle Illinois College of Medicine, Dr. Mark Cohen, and he says the college is set up for success. “I want to build upon what has been started here at Carle Illinois and work with everyone here to grow our innovation programs to that next level and be able to develop impactful solutions for our community,” said Cohen, who has written […]

April 17, 2021

2021 Health Make-a-Thon Winners Announced

  • By Beth Hart

Ten teams of innovators have been selected by a panel of judges and audience members as winners of the 2021 Health Make-a-Thon at Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Contestants presented innovative solutions that will have wide-reaching impact on human health and address disparities in health care. 2021 Health Make-a-Thon Winners: CalidGear: Wearable Thermoregulation Device by Tayyaba Ali (Cook County) – A device to help first responders and military personnel maintain a safe body temperature. izzii – […]

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 […]

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.