We all have our own areas of expertise, but how do our roles fit into the bigger picture? IU SB created an IPE activity with Clinical Laboratory Science and Dental Hygiene students on the topic of periodontal microbiology, widening the lens in which education is perceived as beneficial for lifelong learning.
Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University 3D Prints Nasal Swabs for Statewide COVID-19 Testing
One of the greatest challenges across the country in testing people for COVID-19 has been a shortage of the highly specialized nasal swabs to take samples. When OMFS residents Drs. Alexander Faigen and Kyle Frazier learned of the growing swab shortage, they turned to 3D printing technology as a solution.
To the Rescue: UCLA Bioengineers Create Reusable COVID-19 Face Shields
In the face of shortages, health care workers have been putting their lives on the line to treat the tidal wave of COVID-19 patients flooding emergency rooms and intensive care units. Bioengineers from the UCLA School of Dentistry and UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have taken to their computers and 3D printers and developed a reusable, durable face shield.
Rutgers Creates COVID-19 Center to Fight Pandemic
Rutgers University has created a new center to coordinate the university’s research and public health and outreach efforts to combat COVID-19.
Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Telehealth Visits Surge at University of Florida Health
As the COVID-19 virus began making an indelible mark on everyday life, a group of University of Florida Health leaders wrestled with an urgent issue: how to provide medical and dental visits while protecting patients and providers. The solution was as swift as the task was herculean—meeting an unprecedented demand for online appointments.