February 14, 2017


Duke Team Reaches Milestone with Portable Cervical Cancer Screening Device

A few of the many members of the Pocket Colposcope team
Source- globalhealth.duke.edu

January was Cervical Health Awareness Month, and this year, that designation held special significance for Nimmi Ramanujam, professor of biomedical engineering and global health and director of the Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies.

Since 2012, she and her research team have been developing and testing a portable colposcope, called the “Pocket Colposcope,” to increase access to cervical cancer screening in primary care settings. Last month, 20 of these devices were produced for distribution to international partners.

Read full article from Duke Global Health