SMU researchers receive funding from Wellcome Trust to develop low cost virtual reality training to help improve skills to surgically manage postpartum hemorrhage. Such training may not only reduce time and cost to train providers but reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission by reducing face-to-face interactions during surgical training.
At the largest Battle to Save Lives in the event’s six-year history, student proposals drew positive reviews from key SMU officials.
SMU’s Global Public Health course shows how the online class meeting format can be leveraged to radically expand the borders of the classroom.
Now in its sixth annual iteration, the Battle to Save Lives will feature SMU students’ strategies to suppress COVID-19 on campus.
When the coronavirus pandemic first threatened to send SMU students home, Professor of Global Health Eric G. Bing was in the middle of teaching his annual Creating Impact in Global and Public Health course.
The Institute for Leadership Impact has trained over 150 SMU students in creating global and public health impact since 2015.
SMU Students Combat Substance Abuse on College Campuses
Smoking and alcohol-related problems are among the leading causes of death in the United States, and both are completely preventable. College campuses can play a pivotal role in combating these issues in young adults, and four teams of motivated SMU students are leading the way!