MakerHEALTH Bringing Tools and Materials of the Maker Movement to Health

Dates:April 2, 2016
Meets:Sa from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location:ConocoPhillips Alumni Center
Fee: $0.00  Fee Breakdown

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Program Description

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences President Dr. Kayse Shrum and the Center for Health Systems Innovation brings Anna Young, Co-Founder of MakerHEALTH.

Learn about design, experiment with MakerHEALTH protypes, and get inspired! MakerHEALTH is bringing the tools and materials of the maker movement to hospitals, healthcare providers, and medical schools. You have the power to improve care!

Anna Young is a lecturer at the Little Devices Lab at MIT within the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science.

Her research at MIT focuses on tools and design strategies to improve access to health technologies through making. Anna has taught field-based prototyping courses and workshops to health care professionals in Latin America, Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe and the United States. She is a co-instructor for MIT's health tech prototyping and design course, HST Maker Lab. Her Solarclave project was recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the top 10 innovations in health care in 2011 and has been trialed in Nicaragua and Nigeria.

Her expertise is in digital fabrication and design, building networks of health technology innovators and designing clinical studies to move prototypes from the lab into practice.