3D-Printing in Medicine organization (3DMed) is aimed at:
- educating and empowering medical students on the use of 3D-printing design through hands-on and/or virtual workshops
- development and distribution of accessible, affordable, and high-quality 3-D printed medical devices
- raise awareness for the philosophy of free and open-source medical designs to achieve equitable, sustainable, and innovative solutions to address critical healthcare challenges
Introduction to Free and Open-Source medicine – Featuring Dr. Tarek Loubani
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the recorded talk
3D printing workshop – Featuring Steve Plimmer and Carrie Wakem from Glia
Tiffany Ni is currently a second-year student in the Doctor of Medicine program at the University of Toronto, and a co-founder and President of the 3D-Printing in Medicine organization. Previously, she completed her Master’s of Science in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Her research focused on the development and characterization of novel anti-thrombotic drugs. She has a strong passion for medical device development and translational research. She has served as the crew scientist at the Mars Desert Research Station where she 3D-printed low-cost sustainable lab ware items to provide affordable STEM learning opportunities for students.
Wei Fang Dai is a second-year medical student at the University of Toronto, and a co-founder and Director of Research and Technology of the 3D in Medicine Organization. She completed her Bachelor of Science at University of Toronto and Master of Public Health at Columbia University. Her research focuses on real-world evaluation of funded cancer therapies. Wei has strong passion for using real-world data and 3D printing technologies to develop innovative solutions to existing healthcare challenges that can promote equitable and sustainable healthcare outcomes.
Tania Saha is currently a second-year student in the Doctor of Medicine program at the University of Toronto, and a co-founder and Director of Management and Partnerships of the 3D in Medicine organization. Previously, she completed her Master’s of Public Health at Western University and a Computing for Medicine Certificate at the University of Toronto. Her areas of focus included the collaboration of public health, artificial intelligence, and evaluation. Tania has a strong passion for creating medical devices that are low cost, improve health outcomes, and are accessible to all.