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 be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is 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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