Global Public Health Problem Pitch Entries - MIT HM Grand Hack 2018
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Name1-2 Sentence Pitch DescriptionContact NumberEmail
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1Simon BerubeHow to better treat patients with heart attacks819-437-7118simonberube@gmail.com
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2Tovy KamineHow we can stop GI bleeds in 3rd world countries310-779-4397tovy.kamine@gmail.com
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3A way to train people who don't have medical background to nagivage guidelines for emergencies like stroke525566294089lahpm092@gmail.com
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4Daniel MaderoHelp find a solution to better deal with palliative care/end of life care512-552-3564dimadero@gmail.com
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5Ana VillegasNeed people in rural areas to perform emergency medical services
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6Wardal InamOral healthcare not accessible 617-949-0380wardalinam@gmail.com
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7JamesOpioid epidemic has affected rural communities more than any other. Few pain clinics or other facilities. How do we bring facilities to these patients? Both stigma and access are problems225-284-6870jamesolott@gmail.com
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8Maha TalibHow can we engage HCPs to provide better oncology screening571-239-5893maha.talib@gmail.com
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9LaurenMaternal mortality rates and c-section rates are unacceptably high. Looking to address these problems330-651-8600ltonti@hsph.harvard.edu
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10Hongfeng ZhaoBetter monitoring of elderly at home via machine learning734-834-7877maplesv@umich.edu
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11Manuel SanchezThe patients have difficultly communicating their problems and organizing themselves to help push the government to change thingsms@entropylabs.science
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12Corey CampbellPrivacy and cybersecurity for PHI (medical devices)603-845-7917campbell.corey.c@gmail.com
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13Jovany E. FigueroaHow can we use the excessive humiditity in the air to create potable water?787-902-3735jovany.figueroa@upr.edu
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14Ameer FarooqAddress the enormous problem of poor prescription adherence 857-829-7302ameerfarooq@ualberta.ca
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15Pearl (Hillary) PearlmanHow do we think about police brutality against people of color as a public health crisis?914-420-9499anditspearl@gmail.com
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16Khalid AboalshamatBuild better link between delivery of medical services 966543536468dr.khalid.sh@hotmail.com
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17Pablo KropilnickiCan we eliminate the need to visit a doctor just to get diagnostics done?305-988-5711pkrop001@fiu.edu
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18Rashmi BhopiAddressing the psychosocial needs of retirees425-985-4175rashmibhopimd@gmail.com
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19Irene LeeClinical trial results are not open to the general public - how do we ensure clinical data is open and audited while protecting patient privacy?323-203-9387heyttymonica@gmail.com
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20Paulina Tolosa TortPatients with macular degeneration lose central vision which allows reading and other activities of daily living. Potentially stimulating peripheral vision an help alleviate these difficulties5215539551039ptort@hsph.harvard.edu
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21Trevor CampbellEspecially in rural areas, there is a need to improve speed and overall access to care603-845-8506tdcampnh@gmail.com
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22Luka ChkhetianiLow cost medical devices for daily use617-899-1937lchkhetiani@sdsu.edu
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23Menelaos KonstantinidisHow can we access patient data in a safe and controlled way?416-666-2797menealos@my.yorku.ca
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24Pelham KeaheyHow to deliver and distribute medical devices in underserved geographies, e.g. Africa832-310-4423keaheyp@gmail.com
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25Olga ElizarovaMany mental health patients are not adherent to treatment after care325-939-1096
olga_elizarova@alumni.brown.edu
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26Anil Mental health screening in underserved geographies732-570-6410aniline@gmail.com
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27Enrico SantusMany existing resources are not allocated well enough. Can we efficiently allocate healthcare resources like Uber does taxi drivers?8572851424esantus@gmail.com
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28Maria How to help doctors to focus on patient care 617-852-1426maria.dyshel@gmail.com
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29Menelaos KonstantinidisContinuity of care even at the same provider is difficult. Patients have to repeat their story every time and it is hard to integrate data from different EMRs416-666-2797menealos@my.yorku.ca
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Dheepak Arumukhom Revi
Low cost method for gait improvement614-313-3081arumukhom-revi.1@osu.edu
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31Esra ArlNo treatments for traumatic brain injuries except cogntive therapies4694039433ariesraa@gmail.com
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32Pragati JaiswalDialysis in India - expensive and inaccessible pjaiswal@hsph.harvard.edu
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33Rohan BhardwajHookworm infections lead to many downstream comorbidities and diagnosis can take 5-7 days with low accuracy. Need better diagnostics in the developing world408-833-5021rb43@rice.edu
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34Arjun RangarajanHow do we improve assessment of care qualityrangarajan.arjun@gmail.com
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35Anish VasanWant to focus on preventing opioid addiction in the first place781-658-0210anishvasan@gmail.com
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36Vance SoaresIs there a way to better track our calories617-312-0542vsoares@mit.edu
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37Yiman ZhengHow do we close the gap between scientific research and providing accessible advice to patients?yinnanzh@gmail.com
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