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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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Juggling Projects

With only two and a half weeks left of classes, we are very close to being done with the fall semester! There is still much to be done in the coming weeks, but we have all accomplished a lot on … 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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Halfway through fall semester!

We are now over halfway through the first semester of GMI! It’s flying by, but I’m proud of all that we’ve accomplished so far. My implementation project, a pulse oximeter for minimally invasive fetal surgeries, has been keeping me busy. … 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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Staying busy with GMI

As the fourth week of classes comes to an end, Houston and Rice are really starting to feel like home. I’ve been trying my best to explore around the area where I’m living and the rest of Houston in any … 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: Final Thoughts

We just landed in Houston and with that, my summer in Costa Rica has come to a close. These two and a half months have been full of new experiences, challenges, and accomplishments. I began this summer with only 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 Accomplishments

As week 7 of 8 at Boston Scientific comes to a close, I want to reflect on my accomplishments at my internship this summer. During my first internship at a medical device company, I was able to see many aspects … Continue reading

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