SONIA SOSA

August 1, 2017

 

 

 

2017-2019

 

Hometown: Tampico, Mexico

Undergraduate: Letourneau University

Major: Biomedical Engineering, 2017

 

Technology:  NTM (Neonatal Temperature Monitor), IncuBaby


Sonia Sosa leads the development of a low-cost warming crib and a continuous temperature monitor as a Global Health Fellow with Rice 360°. She graduated in 2017 with a B.S in Engineering with a Biomedical Concentration from LeTourneau University. Sonia developed a passion for global health after traveling to Kenya for a research project involving user feedback for wheelchairs designed for underserved populations with mobility impairments. Following graduation, she spent 2 months in Rwanda with Engineering World Health receiving training in biomedical equipment repair and volunteering at Kibuye District Hospital. Sonia’s career goal is to improve quality healthcare services around the globe through technology, and hospital staff training on the use and maintenance of equipment.

 

 

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Rice 360˚ Institute for Global Health
6100 Main MS-636
Houston, Texas 77005-1827

Rice 360˚ Malawi

Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

P.O. Box 95
Paediatric Department
Blantyre, Malawi


rice360@rice.edu

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