About the University of Illinois Foundation Community Forum

The University of Illinois Foundation Community Forum is a new speaker series specifically designed for local thought and business leaders.

The series will showcase ares of excellence and innovation from the University of Illinois that are impacting our communities and the world.


Community Forum on Health Innovation | December 11, 2019

This was the first-ever Community Forum and it showcased the vibrant and powerful health sciences ecosystem at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The following researchers shared their insights and passion about the inspiring and transformative work being conducted in research labs and startups:

Neal J. Cohen

  • Director, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (IHSI)
  • Professor, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience Program, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, and Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Martin D. Burke

  • Associate Dean, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Paul J. Hergenrother

  • Kenneth L. Rinehart Jr. Endowed Chair in Natural Products Chemistry and Professor of Chemistry

Rashid Bashir

  • Dean, The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

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