Program Dates, Times & Details

Session Dates

Session II: August 3-28, 2020
Duration: 4 weeks
Live (Synchronous) Session Times: Tuesdays; 6:30 – 8 p.m. EST
Cost: $344
Course Number: 72724

Dates & Deadlines  Registration Information


Course Description:

Global healthcare is confronted with overarching opportunities and challenges created by a number of factors including: emerging pandemic threats, digital therapeutics, growing demand from consumers and aging population. The delivery of health information and services is no longer tied to traditional “brick and mortar” hospitals and clinics. This seminar discusses trends in the multifactorial transformation in the healthcare landscape through the lens of digital health, humanitarian health technology, personalized medicine, and medical informatics.

Program Objectives:

  • Describe and explain the evolving digital health industry sector
  • Develop basic techniques in mobile health technology

Program & Technology Requirements

Required Technology

  • Reliable internet access
  • Minimally, a laptop with webcam and audio. (Best would be a monitor connected to laptop or desktop)

Instructor

Doug Yung 

Assistant Teaching Professor, Bioengineering, College of Engineering & Computer Science

Douglas Yung is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering at Syracuse University and the Director for the Bioengineering undergraduate program. He earned his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from UCLA in 2003 and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Caltech in 2008. He worked as a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California on sensor development, microfluidics, and bacterial spore viability. He joined the Department of Electronic Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an assistant professor in 2009. Douglas has long been intrigued by the interfacing of microbes with engineering tools on a micro- and nano-scale. He is unraveling methods to rapidly assess the viability of superbugs and harness energy from extremophiles using a combination of electrochemical, optical techniques and MEMS devices. He is an advocate of a hybrid teaching and learning environment replete with project-based hands-on work, experiential activities and peer collaboration, a style departing from traditional top-down expository pedagogies.