As biomedical engineers, we believe our work should have a profound, positive impact on society. To accomplish this, Duke BME faculty, staff and students pursue challenging researchers projects with the goal of making the world a more healthy, safe and equitable place for all.
The Center for Global Women's Health Technologies
The Center for Global Women's Health Technologies (GWHT) aspires to make cancer diagnosis, prevention and treatment more accessible and more effective for women worldwide. This center, since inception, has catalyzed new research activities and the development and commercialization of several technologies that advance prevention and treatment of cervical and breast cancer. By placing women at the center of healthcare solutions, GWHT leverages technology to create sustainable ecosystems of change.