Author Archives: Jeannette

Reflections

Final GMI Blog It’s been almost eleven months since I came to Houston and started the GMI program. It’s been challenging, rewarding, and an experience I’ll never forget. I’ve learned and grown both as a person and as an engineer … Continue reading

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Brazil Trip

Semester Blog Seven Alright! Sorry for the delay, the last three weeks have been a whirlwind of travel between Brazil and vacation and getting ready for jobs after graduation. Two weeks ago, I went to Brazil to test my device, … Continue reading

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HULK (Teledermatology Update)

Guess what?! I finally, FINALLY, have a working prototype for the Dermatology project in Barretos. It’s got crappy low quality 3d print ridges, it’s held together by duct tape and white foam, and its bright green (I’ve so dubbed it … Continue reading

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Sprint Out the Gate!

A new semester! And probably the last semester I will have (of school) for some time. It’s an exciting prospect. The winter break was good, both for catching up with the hobbies I can’t really do in Houston (climbing, snowboarding, … Continue reading

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An Overview of Accomplishments and Challenges: First Semester

This is my last blog post of the semester and as such I figured it would be a good a time as any to present a brief overview of my semester, the opportunities Rice and the GMI program have presented … Continue reading

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Society of Women Engineers Conference 2016

This program started five months ago with our mini orientation in Houston on June 1st. Since then I have spent ten weeks in Costa Rica interning and exploring the developing region’s healthcare system, three whirlwind days in Brazil primarily doing … Continue reading

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A Trip to Brazil

As a recap, my implementation project, the personal “mini-thesis” project that is the first of two large GMI program deliverables, involves Teledermatology in mobile travel clinics within Brazil. Earlier this week, Erica and I travelled to Brazil where, among a … Continue reading

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New Semester, Here we go

Semester Blog: 1 The semester (and the year) have begun. My class load is reasonable all things considered: a Biostatistics class, a Bioengineering Professional Development class of sorts, and then the two classes related to the GMI program specifically. A … Continue reading

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Week 10

Week 10 I’m back in Houston. This is my hope for this blog entry: Provide you reader with a true, succinct sense of my time in Costa Rica. The summer was broken into three fundamental parts: Research into potential projects … Continue reading

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Week 9: Internship Part I

Week 9: Internship Overview Part I There is only one week left of the internship and one week left in Costa Rica. For these last two blog entries (this weeks and next weeks), I want to talk about my internship … Continue reading

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