Global Health and Pandemic Preparedness

COVID-19 and Global Health

Rebecca Richards-Kortum (Bioengineering) is available to discuss how hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa are preparing to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bioengineering COVID-19 Response

The Department of Bioengineering has organized a BIOE+COVID-19 working group, co-chaired by assistant professor Jerzy Szablowski and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Malcolm Gillis University Professor and director of the Rice 360 Institute for Global Health. More information on critical care improvement, diagnostics, and vaccine and therapeutic development research can be found at the Bioengineering COVID-19 Response site.

Flatten the Curve

Yousif Shamoo (BioSciences) discusses how Houston can slow the spread of COVID-19 through mitigation efforts. On May 1, Dr. Shamoo joined the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies for an online conversation on COVID-19 insights. The recording can be viewed at the OpenRICE website.