Health and Wellness

 

 

Throughout Illinois Tech faculty and students are exploring how we can be more healthy as individuals and a society. This research encompass chronic conditions, disease, the environment, food safety, medical devices, medical imaging, mental health, nutrition, and sports.

Featured Health and Wellness Research

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Psychology researchers Patrick Corrigan and Lindsay Sheehan propose using peer navigators to help improve diet and lifestyle outcomes for African Americans with severe mental illness. 

Better Prostheses Through 3D Printing

A student team working with Studio Associate Professor Alphonso Peluso used architecture principles and 3D printing to come up with a lighter, less expensive, and, ultimately, more comfortable prosthesis than the standard.