PhD Student Selected to Speak at Global Health & Innovation Conference
BioE PhD student Solomon Mensah and CEO of Therapeutic Innovation was selected through a competitive process to present his Social Impact Pitch on “Re-Examining the Design of the Neonatal Bubble-CPA P for Application in the Developing World” at the 15th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale University on April 14-15, 2018. The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest and leading global health and social entrepreneurship conference. With more than 2,000 participants from all 50 states and more than 55 countries, this thought-leading conference convenes leaders, change-makers, and academics from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.Social Impact Pitch abstracts are required to identify high quality outcomes that support the innovation’s important long-term goals and to prove effectiveness.
Solomon received a 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award, was a finalist in the 2016 MassChallenge, and received a $50K NSF I-Corps grant for “cPAP Device for Premature Infants“. His advisor is ChE Assistant Professor Eno Ebong.