HST.426 Maker Lab: Creating Technologies to Re-invent Health Care


Class Info

Students work in teams to design do-it-yourself medical technologies, creative biosensors, and health construction kits to create accessible, patient-centered solutions. Covers affordable prototyping and design strategies for application in the American healthcare system and in low-resource settings. Explores the diverse possibilities that result from patient-designed solutions. Labs address paper diagnostics, microcontroller applications, wearable sensors, mobile health application design, and health kit architectures. Preference to undergraduates; open to graduate students with permission of instructor.

This class has no prerequisites.

HST.426 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by L. Gehrke, J. Gomez-Marquez and A. Young.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM on Tuesdays in E25-117.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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