Global Health Design | BME 1501 - Class Starts

September 3, 2018 3:45 pm
CGH Corner Building
Fall 2018 Global Health Courses

Class starts Monday, September 3rd!

BME 1501
Fall 2018 | Mondays | 5-6PM
Center for Global Health on the UVA Corner

Course Description:

This course introduces the basic ideology of global health and human-centered design process. The objective is to better understand global health in the context of design and research. Students will gain experience in design through developing projects and technologies to help solve a current issue in global health. They will also gain exposure to the global health field through looking at the wide range that it covers and hearing from guest speakers from the Center for Global Health here at UVA. Main topics will be focused on defining global health, exploring the relationship between healthcare, technology, and innovation, and learning how we can best design positive solutions. No prerequisites.

Course Instructors:
Professor David Chen, Director of the Coulter Center for Translational Research, Co-Director of the Medical Innovation and Human Centered Design Program 
Dr. Rebecca Dillingham, Director of the Center for Global Health, and Harrison Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Medicine 
Dany Chaillo - Biomedical Engineering major with an interest in medical device design and rehabilitation engineering
Elise Hoover  - Biomedical Engineering major interested in cancer and regenerative medicine research