September 25

Global Health and Engineering Meetup: 3 perspectives in global health

By wgracie

Save the Date (Oct 10): Global Health & Engineering Meetup Kickoff and Revival!

Yay, GHECHo is back and with an exciting year of speakers and events! Come to our Kick-Off Meeting, and join us for an hour of short presentations by students and staff from different fields in global health, followed by networking and discussions over refreshments! All good things come to those who RSVP.

For this event, we are excited to have:

Stephanie Yaung on Quantamerix and understanding public health challenges in rural China (Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology)

–¬†Susan Foster on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (Boston University School of Public Health)

–¬†Dr. Christopher Gill on the potential for development of a practical cell phone based system for subject identification in low resource settings based on biometric analysis of ear morphology¬†(Project SEARCH, Boston University School of Public Health)

Check ’em out:


Project SEARCH: Developing an Ear Biometric Scanner Prototype from Development Communications on Vimeo.

Where: 8 St. Mary St., Room 901 (Photonics Center @ Boston University)
When: Friday October 10, 4:30-6:30pm (refreshments served at 4:15pm)
Who: Anyone who is interested in learning about global health projects from engineering and public health standpoints!


Sponsors of GHECHo are:
Center for Global Health & Development (CGHD)
Dr. Muhammad Zaman (BU BME)

Past Sponsors:
BU Pardee Center
BU Biomedical Engineering Department
MIT Media Lab
BU School of Public Health
Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology (CNN)
Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care (FTCC)
BU Photonics Center
BU School of Public Health
Dr. Cathie Klapperich (BU BME, ME)
Dr. Selim Unlu (BU ECE, BME, Physics)

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