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Honey, I shrunk the monitor – and made it wireless

This wireless monitor enables moms-to-be to move more freely in the hospital, while accurately monitoring vitals In January 2018, Brigitta Fifield found out that she and her husband were expecting a [...]

5,500 miles. 6 months. 2 continents. 1 driving force.

Swimming across the Pacific Ocean to combat pollution – with the help of freeze dried foods, a wet suit and an ultrasound In the Pacific Ocean halfway between California and Hawaii, [...]

Manufacturing medical marvels: How a new cell therapy platform helps scale up manufacturing to reach more patients

Cell therapy manufacturing has been a complex, challenging and costly process, but a new manufacturing solution seeks to change that In August 2016, doctors gave 33-year-old Nicole Gularte three to four [...]

Cardiologists Will Soon Be Data Scientists, Too

How software is making cardiology structured reporting a source of empowerment and collaboration for providers When Dr. James Tcheng isn’t operating on patients at Duke Health, he can be found in [...]

Navigating an Unknown World: Born 11 Weeks Early, This Kid is Now on His Way to First Grade

This mom was so inspired by the NICU nurses who cared for her son, that she spent eleven months as a nurse in the pediatric intensive care unitIn June 2012, Liz [...]

When not having to go means going more places

How a minimally-invasive prostate procedure completely changed one man’s quality of life Until last month, Alan Hepford had not slept through the night in four years. The 72-year-old retired Army Major [...]

Her own story of strength is helping transform the lives of women and girls

Drawing from her own experience, Heroine of Health, Margaret, is being honored for her tremendous work in sexual and reproductive health in her community   At the World Health Assembly this year, GE Healthcare [...]

Anne is fighting to scale up HIV services in South Sudan

2018 Heroine of Health, Anne, has made great strides battling HIV in South Sudan At the World Health Assembly this year, GE Healthcare and Women in Global Health, a movement that [...]

Meet the two professors working together to improve the lives of vulnerable populations in Bangladesh

These Heroines of Health are inspiring the next generation of global health workers   At the World Health Assembly this year, GE Healthcare and Women in Global Health, a movement that strives [...]

Her work changed scoliosis treatment for all children in Ireland

When Claire’s son waited in pain for 18 months for his scoliosis surgery, she knew something had to change At the World Health Assembly this year, GE Healthcare and Women in [...]

One hearing aid at a time, this woman is changing the lives of thousands

Audra, the founder of earAccess, is being honored for her tremendous work to bring better hearing for all  At the World Health Assembly this year,GE Healthcare and Women in Global Health, a [...]

After 30 years in global health, this woman is ensuring the future is in good hands

2018 Heroine of Health, Dr. Rose Leke, has fought to eradicate polio, improve malaria prevention, all while empowering women and mentoring the next generation of women leader in public health At the [...]
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