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3D Printing as a Medical Education and Research Problem Solution

The addition of a 3D printer to the 24/7 Digital Media Studio in the Health Science Digital Library and Learning center would facilitate needs for the School of Health Professions in terms of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Clinical Nutrition, and Physical Therapy integument issues, clinical needs from bench to bedside, and in support of Health Professions Recruitments and Exposure Program (HPREP) which involves meeting with parents and students of minority and underrepresented high school students to give them a glimpse of education and career opportunities in health care professions as well as the Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) to identify, support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students who desire to pursue a medical education, and final the Science Teacher to Resources at Southwestern (STARS) program as an outreach opportunity to improve the quality of science education in North Central Texas by making UT Southwestern Medical Center?s vast educational resources available to middle and high school science teachers.

Organization:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Department:
Medical Library
Organization Type:
Health Sciences Library
Funded Dates: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 to Saturday, April 30, 2016
Funding Amount: 
$4,500
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Students - Health Professionals
Health Professionals - Allied Health
Students - K-12
Population
Not Applicable