Category Archives: Michael

The Final Two Weeks of GMI

In September, just three months into the program, I was asked to describe my experiences in GMI in three words. I said the GMI program was eye-opening, comprehensive, and rewarding. Now, almost 8 months later at the end of the program, I … Continue reading

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Costa Rica…Again?!

Yep, you read that title correctly, I’m in Costa Rica once again this semester to work on my team’s design project related to peritoneal dialysis (DialOasis or Project EPIC, as it’s been referred to previously)! I arrived on Friday with … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Round 2!

I know I have said this before, but time is TRULY flying by! It has already been a week since I returned from my trip to Costa Rica with Luis and Dr. Richardson. The three of us traveled to Costa … Continue reading

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Starting Spring Semester Strong!

We are already three weeks into our second (and final) semester of GMI! The GMI team hit the ground running when we returned from break and have been busy working on our design projects. As Jeannette mentioned in her recent … Continue reading

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Final Stretch of the Fall Semester

Fall semester classes are over and finals have begun! The other GMI students and I have been hard at work these last few weeks putting the finishing touches on our individual projects and generating concepts for our group design project. My … Continue reading

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Last Few Weeks of Fall 2016

As I write this blog entry, we are just about 5 weeks away from the end of the semester! It’s crazy to think that we are almost halfway done with our master’s degrees (though there is still plenty to do … Continue reading

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Fall Semester & National BMES Conference

We have made it to the halfway point of the fall semester! Time is flying by way too fast, but it’s been a great semester so far. At the top of October, the other GMI students and I had our … Continue reading

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First Semester as a Grad Student

We have just ended our third week of classes as master’s students at Rice. It has been a whirlwind so far. Being back at Rice, having just graduated in May, is surreal, weird, and comforting all at the same time. … Continue reading

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GMI Summer Experience – Week 10

My summer in Costa Rica is over and I am back in the US! It’s been a long and busy summer working at Boston Scientific. Though I’m sad that summer is over, I could not be more excited to be … Continue reading

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Costa Rica – Week 9

Just one week left at work! This week, I’m reflecting a bit on my time in Costa Rica and my takeaways from living in this country for 2 months. Next week, my blog entry will focus on my internship and … Continue reading

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