Linking Biomedical Engineering and Sociology

November 4, 2019

“Creating sustainable communities” requires understanding issues from multiple perspectives and within broad contexts. To that end, each semester, SLS links together classes from multiple GT colleges and schools with some key community partners, under broad sustainable communities themes. Through a series of joint workshops and activities, students, faculty, and partners jointly explore problems and solutions from different academic and practitioner perspectives.  This semester, faculty Manu Platt (Biomedical Engineering) and Jennifer Singh (Sociology) bring together the components of cell biology and social reality, challenging students from their classes to think more critically about the historical, social and economic challenges and considerations and disparities within the nation's healthcare system.  

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