Dr. Peter Rhee, BS Health Systems 1983, recently released a mesmerizing memoir depicting his life as a trauma surgeon. Co-written with reporter Gordon Dillow, Rhee shares the demanding training surgeons take on, the considerations that go into setting up a top of the line trauma center, and the preparation required in making split-second, life-or-death decisions.
Teams from the Georgia Institute of Technology are recipients of four grants recently announced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The funding is designed to support research that will strengthen U.S. manufacturing and innovation performance across industries.
Out of twenty four teams of undergraduate students in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, the World Food Program team received the first place award in the Spring 2014 Senior Design Competition.
Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI) has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant aimed at training undergraduate students, particularly veterans, in the fundamental principles of advanced manufacturing science and technology and entrepreneurship.
The Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center collaborates with Habitat for Humanity International to improve disaster response.
The Georgia Department of Public Health blog shared how scientists at Georgia Tech and the CDC have made it easier for physicians, individuals and parents to keep up with missed shots: computerized tools that create a customized schedule for catching up on vaccines.
The 6th annual Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference will take place June 4-5, 2014 at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe, in Mexico City. The Conference will be hosted by the Trade and Logistics Innovation Center, a Georgia Tech/Tecnológico de Monterrey partnership, and co-organized by the Georgia Tech Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center and the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab. This year's conference is made possible by the generous support of the UPS Foundation and Georgia Tech.
The Georgia Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (HHS) is dedicated to improving systems and logistics operations in disaster response (short-term or ongoing, natural or man-made), long-term development and global public health to ultimately improve the human condition through education, outreach, projects and research.
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Download an Introduction to Humanitarian Logistics [pdf - 350KB]
If your organization has a potential health and humanitarian logistics project that is suitable for a Georgia Tech graduate course, please submit it online.
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