Randles receives Science Inspiration Award

 Leaders in Tech and Medicine Honored by Novim AJN Awards for Contributions to Science

Science Inspiration Award – Dr. Amanda Randles and Dr. Muath Bishawi, Duke University

Dr. Amanda Randles of Duke University is named the “Science Inspiration Award” winner with her colleague, Dr. Muath Bishawi.

The Duke University colleagues made fundamental contributions to engineering the first split ventilator prototype. With ventilators in high demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Randles and Dr. Bishawi created a ventilator splitter and resistor system (VSRS) which enables one ventilator to support two or more patients.

This year, for the first time, the AJN Awards Board is also issuing two Certificates of Commendation, for extraordinary efforts and impact on issues around the COVID-19 pandemic. The certificates are: