University of Vermont

Global Health and Humanitarian Opportunity Program

Participation



Program Participation

The Global Health and Humanitarian Opportunity Program is seeking people to support our efforts on the following projects:





MEDSINC 

The Medical Evaluation and Diagnostic System for Infants, Newborns, and Children (MEDSINC) will provide a non-invasive point-of-care clinical assessment and diagnostic system, implemented through community healthcare workers, to globally expand pediatric-specific healthcare to children in resource poor countries and reduce under-5 mortality, morbidity, and burden of disease.
     
Particular needs for this project include the following:

  • Health care software programming and interface development
  • Computational and statistical analysis
  • Cloud integration
  • Medical device development
  • Biosensor engineering
  • Capacity building, sustainability and development
  • Micro/macro economic systems development and sustainability in resource poor regions
  • Epidemiology and health care outcomes
  • Clinical prognostic modeling
  • Medical anthropology
  • Clinical field-based testing
  • Grant writing, management and development
  • Communications and web design
  • International law
  • Business administration
  • Social entrepreneurship

                 For more information, contact the MEDSINC Project Director,  Barry Finette M.D., Ph.D.

Current Participants:
  • Barry Finette M.D., Ph.D., DTM&H, IDHA
        Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
        Project Director
  • Barry Health M.D., Director of Inpatient and Critical Care
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Thomas Lahiri M.D., Director of Pulmonary Care
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Karen Leonard M.D., Director, Inpatient Pediatric Medicine
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Molly Rideout M,D.
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Paul Rosenau M.D.
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Molly Moore M.D.
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Iris Toedt-Pingel M.D.
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Amelia Hopkins M.D.
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Robert Pfister M,D.
            Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Tobey Clark, Director,
            Instrumentation and Model Facility (IMF)
  • Maggie Eppstein, Ph.D., Chairperson
           Computer Science
  • Jeff Buzas, Ph.D., Director
           Statistics Program, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
Partners:

  • John Canning, President,
            Physican's Computer Company, Winooski Vermont
Consultants:

  • John Rosenblum, Founder Green Mountain Logic
            Business and Technology
  • Gary Miller
            Communications and Marketing
  • William Cats-Baril Ph.D., Consultant
            UVM School of Business Administration
  • Michael Krasnow
            Development and Philanthropy Network Specialist

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