Prof. Raja Co-authors Doctor's Tablet Blog

May 23, 2017

Professor Raja and Dr. Meredith Hawkins from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine co-authored a blog on The Doctor's Tablet about a Fall 2016 EID 101 project which addressed the challenge of low-cost prosthesis for use in developing nations. The blog was titled "Coming Together to Help Amputees in Uganda"

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