GWHT offers a suite of courses that cover topics directly linked to the activities of the center. These courses serve to cover concepts in human centered design, the scientific method, and implementation science all of which are essential for translating ideas to impact. Below is a list of our current course offerings.
BME 230 - Global Women's Health Technologies
BME 230 gives students the opportunity to learn about global poverty and how it disproportionately affects women. Students will develop introductory skills in design thinking, statistical analysis, and clinical trial design as they focus on the "human" element of human-centered design.
Bass Connections - Empowering Prevention of Cervical Cancer: Women-Inspired Strategies for Health (WISH)
Empowering Prevention of Cervical Cancer: Women-Inspired Strategies for Health (WISH) is a project-based course that aims to reduce disparities in access to screening and treatment of cervical cancer along low-income women in Peru. Enrolled students will work on one of three sub-teams to achieve this goal: storytelling, costing, and policy.
Bass Connections - Increasing Access to Laparoscopic Surgeries
in Low-Income Countries
Increasing Access to Laparoscopic Surgeries in Low-Income Countries is a project-based course that aims to continue to develop a low-cost and reusable laparoscope suitable for use in low-income countries. The team will work on several facets of this project including modification of the device, development of a business model, and usability testing with collaborators.