SUMMARY: In this session Professor Cheng will present her major project on “re-inventing the toilet” with the goal of developing an off-grid sanitation solution for the 2.5 billion people in the world without access to basic sanitation.
ROTMAN LINK AND LEARN SERIES CERTIFICATE
For those who attend four sessions in the Link and Learn Series you may be eligible for a certificate of completion.
- November 6, 2019 - Procurement and Innovation Session: Transforming the healthcare supply chain
- November 12, 2019 - Health IT Session 1: IT for Ontario Health Teams (OHTs)
- November 20, 2019 - Global Health Session 1: The Global Sanitation Challenge - Opportunities for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- November 27, 2019 - Global Health Session 2: Private Sector Entrepreneurship in Global Health: Innovation, Scale, and Sustainability
- December 10, 2019 - Health IT Session 2: Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare - Are we there yet?
- February 4, 2020 - Health IT Session 3: How Canada`s Digital Entrepreneurs Are Creatively Destroying and Modernizing Healthcare
- February 10, 2020 - MedTech Module: Key Trends in MedTech Strategy
- March 3, 2020 - Health IT Session 4: The Aging Population and Digital Solutions
The certificate is available to all Rotman students, as well as anyone from the broader public. If you attend four sessions in-person you are eligible for the certificate. A person may take up to two years to complete the necessary sessions. Details of events will be posted above and updated on an on-going basis.
For more information on the Rotman Link and Learn Series Certificate please contact Rosemary Hannam, Senior Research Associate - Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy, at email@example.com.
Yu-Ling Cheng is a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto. Her educational background is in chemical engineering (S.B. andS.M. from MIT, and PhD from Stanford). She is a highly regarded educator with many teaching awards, and has applied her chemical engineering skills to research in drug delivery and pharmacokinetics. Over the past decade, she has shifted her research and educational focus towards “global engineering”, directing her efforts towards challenges faced by the world’s most vulnerable populations. She has developed new courses focusing on enhancing the impact of technology, and worked on research projects related to micronutrient fortification, medical oxygen supply decision tools, and most notably a major project on “re-inventing the toilet” with the goal of developing an off-grid sanitation solution for the 2.5 billion people in the world without access to basic sanitation. She was the founding Director of the Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN).
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