April 28, 2020

Deb Rooney, PhD co-leads face shield production in 3DI Lab

Dr. Rooney and U-M collaborators produce face shields to meet the COVID-19 demand for personal protective equipment 

Dr. Rooney, the CSC's Director of Education and Research, led a team in the U-M Clinical Simulation Center's 3D & Innovations Lab to print the head piece component of face shields. CSC collaborators included the CSC Director of Operations, Niles Mayrand, and biomedical engineering students Dylan Rushton, Saumya Gupta and Allie McCann. Rooney praised the students in particular, "In spite of their own challenges in navigating transitioning class formats, managing graduation, grad school/job searches from afar, the 3DI team has stepped up to help navigate this challenge!"

Read the full story in the Michigan Medicine Headlines.

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Deborah M. Rooney, PhD

Director of Education and Research, Clinical Simulation Center
Associate Professor of Learning Health Sciences