Duke Establishes Biomedical Engineering Partnership with Makerere University

September 27, 2016

Duke students interested in biomedical engineering (BME) and global health now have a new opportunity to fuse their interests in a collaborative trans-continental partnership. The recently established Duke-Makerere University BME Partnership will connect students and faculty in the BME program at Duke with their peers at Makerere University (MUK) in Kampala, Uganda, to build teaching capacity and design skills.

The program, initiated by BME professor William Reichert, aims to give biomedical engineers and global health practitioners tools to design and implement healthcare technologies in low-resource settings.

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