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SIMR BioE Bootcamper Hepsi Dadala Brings Dentistry to Orphanages in India

September 2017 - Hephzibah Dadala, a 2017 SIMR BioE Bootcamper is bringing dentistry to India at two orphanages. She has been actively fundraising to fund her endeavours and with additional SIMR BioE Bootcamp support is able to take another step towards her goal. Hepsi was able to arrange for dental interns and dentists to perform check-ups for all the kids and staff at the orphanages, and to ensure sustainability, had them registered into the GITAM Dental College system for regular check-ups. Here's a little insight to how the dental camps were run, from Hepsi herself:....

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SIMR BioE Bootcamper Beulah Dadalah Brings Technology to Orphanages in India

August 2015 - Beulah Dadalah, a 2015 SIMR BioE Bootcamper is bringing technology to India to set up tech labs in four orphanages. She has been actively fundraising to fund her endeavours and with additional SIMR BioE Bootcamp support is able to take another step towards her goal....

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Stanford Students Create Boot Camp for Bioengineering

November 2013 - A small group of California high school students experienced the bioengineering design process firsthand last summer during the Bioengineering Boot Camp at Stanford University in Stanford, California. "The idea for the program sprouted in the summer of my sophomore year...I realized with a friend, Rachel, who was working a debate summer camp, that nothing like a bioengineering camp exists,"...

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Bioengineering Bootcamp provides high school students with hands-on experience

September 13, 2013 - Organized by Stanford undergraduate Stephanie Young ’14, the Bioengineering Bootcamp — held at Stanford this summer for the first time — introduced high school students to the bioengineering field through research presentations given by Stanford professors and graduate students as well as hands-on projects. Young’s idea for orchestrating a bioengineering-themed program stemmed from last summer, when she talked with a friend who was coordinating a high school debate camp....

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Bioengineering boot camp draws young and 'fearless' talent

August 19, 2013 - Flanked by three teammates, 17-year-old Alex Lee bent over a worktable in the Product Realization Lab at Stanford to show how he and his fellow high school students had embedded a sensor into a strip of surgical gauze. Lee waved his smart phone over the "smart gauze" and elicited a beep, showing how the sensor in the gauze and a detector in the phone could work together to enable surgical staff to locate nonmetallic objects accidentally left behind in patients.... 

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