The judges’ scores are tallied, and the winner’s circle is filled with a range of innovative ideas for conceptual biomedical inventions and medical protocols. The Houston Tech Rodeo Health Innovation Student Poster Competition showcased the brightest ideas from EnMed students in presenting new ideas for devices and medical practices for future health care services delivery.
The winner’s circle includes:
- First place ($125 prize) – Image-based Application for Respirator Sizing: Contactless Mask-Fitting During a Pandemic – Zachary I. Richards*, Mu’ath Adlouni, Darshil Choksi, Brendan D’Souza and R. Kenneth Sim IV
- Second place ($75 prize) – Improvement of Surgical Deployment Practices for Left Ventricular Assist Devices – Shannon Ingram*; Aishwarya Mantagani; Ankita Rao; Anushka Bhawsinka; Andrew B. Robins, Ph.D.; Mahwash Kassi, M.D.; and Michael R. Moreno, Ph.D.
- Third place ($50) – Preliminary Results of Novel, Non-Invasive, Individualized Cortical Modulation Using Transcranial Rotating Permanent Magnet Stimulator in Improving Voiding Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis Women – Khue Tran*
- Fourth place ($25) – Diasense: A Discrete Device to Prevent the Progression of Foot Complications in Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy – Hannah Bass*, Carine Rizk*, Koby Reid and Khue Tran
- Fifth place ($25) – Novel Method for Adhering Spinal Implants for Improved Cell Infiltration – Jason Shenoi*, Christine Lannon, Pujita Munnangi, and Prachi Dhavalikar