CFTCC Sponsors Global Health Meetup 10/26/12

Global Health & Engineering Meetup is hosting its first symposium on Friday October 26th!


Join us for our first CaFE (Collaborations and Fusion of Efforts) Global Health Symposium! We will have brief presentations by 3 experts in engineering, public health, and business, followed by refreshments, a poster competition, and networking opportunities!

Please Register and RSVP for the event here:

Posters by students, faculty, and/or staff are encouraged! Topics include all efforts toward improving quality of life in low-resource settings. Top 3 posters will receive prizes (1st place – $250, 2nd place – $150, 3rd place – $100). REGISTER BY OCTOBER 17th!!

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Jim Collins, PhD

Biomedical Engineeering, Boston University

““Radical approaches to bacterial infections””


Lisa Hirschhorn, MD., MPH.

Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

“Bridging the Translational gap: Challenges and appraoches to effectively implementing new technology in resource limited settings”


Ting Shih, MBA

Founder and CEO of ClickMedix

“Solving global healthcare disparities through sustainable mHealth business solutions”


Where: Boston University Photonics Colloquium Room, 9th Floor Photonics Center (Rm 906), 8 St. Mary’s St, Boston

When: Friday October 26, 2012 from 2pm-6pm

Who: Those interested in learning about global health projects from engineering and public health standpoints!


Sponsors of GHECHo are:

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)