The Innovation for Health program is a strategic agreement between OSF HealthCare and Bradley University that combines the respective talents of the health care system and university to address health care challenges in our communities.

Request for Proposals

The first IFH grant round is open through January 16, 2023!

As part of this arrangement, multidisciplinary teams made up of clinicians as well as BU faculty and researchers will develop solutions in the following areas:

  • Medical Visualization
  • Nursing and health practitioner training (clinical focus)
  • Data security
  • Health literacy
  • Precision medicine
  • Social determinants of health
  • Rural health
  • Cancer-related research
  • Translational research to improve community health in the region

Innovation for Health is part of the Innovation Academic Incubator. Learn more and sign up to become a member.

IFH Informational Sheet

Leading the Way

John Vozenilek, MD, FACEP
John Vozenilek, MD, FACEP VP, Chief Medical Officer for Innovation & Digital Health
Christopher Jones, PhD
Christopher Jones, PhD Vice President for Strategy and Innovation, Bradley University
Noel Adams
Noel Adams Vice President Academic Collaborations & Operations
Brad Andersh
Brad Andersh Director of Sponsored Programs and Professor, Bradley University
Heather Ford
Heather Ford UI/UX, User Experience Design Program Head and Assistant Professor, Bradley University