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Global Medical Innovation Live

Public webinar to share Master of Bioengineering program details

By Shawn Hutchins
Rice BIOE News

Medical technology innovation today requires global perspectives in invention and implementation. Products must be engineered and accelerated through streamlined processes so they are cost-effective, sustainable and accessible. Rice University is preparing engineers to work in this growing and dynamic international landscape.

Eric Richardson.jpgRice University’s Department of Bioengineering offers a unique nonthesis Master of Bioengineering (M.B.E.) track in Global Medical Innovation (GMI). The GMI track combines project-based curriculum in medical innovation, internship experiences and leadership opportunities to grow a globally minded workforce that supports the development of safe, affordable products that meet pressing clinical needs. See 2018 GMI brochure.

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Two public virtual interest meetings, or webinars, will share details about the GMI program. Eric Richardson, bioengineering lecturer and director of the GMI track, will be presenting and answering questions.

The GMI track curriculum consists of:

Apply online at bioegradapps.rice.edu. The deadline is January 15, 2017. A second round will be considered only if space is available.

Students currently in the bioengineering program at Rice must contact the program coordinator (gmi@rice.edu or 713-348-2871) for specific instructions regarding submission of your application. 

To learn more

Web: bioengineering.rice.edu/MBE.aspx
GMI Student Blog: gmi.rice.edu
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ricegmi