Editorial Blog

Figure 4. Students' view of academia, industry, and future plans. (a) The advantageous of staying in academia. (b) The shortcoming of staying in academia. (c) Future plans.

Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine: A Glimpse into the Student's Point of View

Author(s): Or Perlman
Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine: A Glimpse into the Student's Point of View 780 622 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Student Editor Students take a vital part in the effort to translate engineering-based research in medicine. It is therefore essential to understand their view of the field, the motivation in…

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Figure 1. Principle of Brillouin scattering

Seeing Stiffness of Tissue with Light

Author(s): Peng Shao
Seeing Stiffness of Tissue with Light 300 185 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

How can you determine how stiff a piece of material, say, biological tissue, is? You may want to poke it, then check how much its shape is altered; or you…

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Interning to the Edge of Space

JTEHM Student Editor Interns to the Edge of Space

Author(s): Francesca Jarrett
JTEHM Student Editor Interns to the Edge of Space 200 200 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Interning to the Edge of Space JTEHM student editor Francesca Jarrett has built upon her experiences working with IEEE and EMBS to secure an internship with educational startup Edge of Space.…

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Research Field Spotlight: Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Focused Ultrasound

Author(s): Or Perlman
Research Field Spotlight: Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Focused Ultrasound 110 126 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

When we come across the term ultrasound, what usually comes to mind is a gray-scaled fetal image. Ultrasound imaging is widely used in various medicine branches, including: cardiology, gynecology, and…

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Report from NIH-IEEE 2015 Strategic Conference on Health Innovations and Point-Of-Care Technologies for Precision Medicine

Author(s): Atam Dhawan
Report from NIH-IEEE 2015 Strategic Conference on Health Innovations and Point-Of-Care Technologies for Precision Medicine 194 121 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Ubiquitous devices like smartphones and the Apple Watch hold so much promise to revolutionize healthcare – especially when it comes to the relationship between patient and clinician. But before the…

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Book Review: mHealth: Multidisciplinary Verticals

Author(s): J. Bryan Iorgulescu, Alex Weiner
Book Review: mHealth: Multidisciplinary Verticals 194 121 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Disclosures: The authors report no conflict of interest concerning the publication of this book or the materials or technologies discussed within the book. Modern advances in social connectivity and information…

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Editorial Blog: 3D Bioprinting Down Under

Author(s): Abbas Kouzani
Editorial Blog: 3D Bioprinting Down Under 170 172 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Contributions of engineering to medicine have helped improve people’s health. For example, medical imaging technology has helped save many lives by enabling non-invasive diagnostic procedures which specify the existence and…

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Consequences of Refusing to Participate in Peer Review

Author(s): Clifford Dacso
Consequences of Refusing to Participate in Peer Review 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

The proliferation of journals has had an unexpected side effect: it is now difficult to find qualified reviewers willing to devote the time necessary for assessing journal contributions. Although it…

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Women in STEM and Biomedical Engineering

Author(s): Francesca Jarrett
Women in STEM and Biomedical Engineering 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

If we want to understand how to increase the number of women in tech occupations such as computer science and engineering, we should look at biomedical engineering. While the number…

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A Healthier Tomorrow with Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-Care Technologies for All

Author(s): Atam Dhawan
A Healthier Tomorrow with Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-Care Technologies for All 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Atam Dhawan, PhD, Conference Chair The IEEE EMBS Conference on Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-Care Technologies (HI-POCT) was held at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington from October 8 through October…

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