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BME to launch exchange program with Tanzanian college

This exchange program has its roots in a 2013 collaboration between a hospital in Tanzania and some Cornell BME PhD students. One of the Cornell students visited ATC during that collaboration, and over the years the connections between ATC and Cornell have deepened. One of the founding faculty members of the Biomedical Engineering Department at ATC, Menensili Mejooli, is now a Ph.D. student in the lab of Meinig School Associate Professor Chris Schaffer. In December 2017 Schaffer and fellow BME faculty member Nozomi Nishimura travelled to Arusha and, along with several faculty members of ATC,...

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