A Nursing student collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of engineers to design a home treatment for infant health
Students Cesar Nunez Rodriguez and Anna Staiger working together to design a treatment for infant health.
— Sunny Hallowell, PhD, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC, assistant professor, M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
As a student in Villanova’s M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, Anna Staiger ’23 was interested not only in researching health issues, but also having a hands-on role in developing a solution.
She found the perfect fit in the College of Engineering’s INNOVATE: L3Harris Summer Program, which supports undergraduate teams in developing innovative solutions to unmet societal or technical challenges. And soon the perfect project emerged.
Dr. Hallowell and Pritpal Singh, PhD, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, guided Anna and Engineering students Cesar Nunez Rodriguez ’22, Colin Dougherty ’22 and Kathryn Stringer ’22 as they teamed up to develop technology to treat and monitor infant health.
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