As COVID-19 began to spread rapidly in spring 2020, a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks, soon followed. Currently, N95 respirators are the most protective available face coverings for health care workers, but most individuals have to try on several different sizes to determine the most effective fit for them.
There are 34 students in Engineering Medicine’s (EnMed) second class of future physicianeers. They represent 13 states and come with undergraduate degrees ranging from biomedical and mechanical engineering to neuroscience and computer science. They have interests outside of school that include programming, hiking and restoring classic cars, but all were attracted to the new opportunity […]
Histology, the study of the microscopic structure of biological tissues, is often a difficult subject for medical students because of its visual nature. This challenge led EnMed associate professor, Dr. Ian Murray, to study the use of eye-tracking as an aid for the class. More than 10 EnMed students also participated in the pilot study […]
While it has only been two years since Texas A&M University’s Engineering Medicine (EnMed) accepted its first class of medical students in Houston, EnMed’s students have already started giving back to their local community through a fully student-run mentorship program. More than 30 EnMed students currently serve as mentors to over 60 mentees in high […]
Second-year EnMed student, Nickolas Mundo, and EnMed faculty member, Dr. Thomas Peterson, joined the Texas A&M College of Medicine’s medical missions team on a trip to Lima, Peru in 2020. The annual trip was organized by the student chapter of the Christian Medical Association (CMA). Dr. Peterson has served as the faculty advisor and trip leader […]