In one week, a team of students in a joint biotech medical lab with Georgia Tech and Emory students started making and distributing face shields to help save lives.


“The goal is to meet the needs locally to actually supply the Georgia Department of Public Health and when they have enough to actually supply the federal Department of Public Health stockpile.” said Dr. Susan Margulies. She is the Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Department at Georgia Tech and Emory.


“When a physician comes to you and says every hour we don’t have these someone is at risk of dying, it compels you to move faster and move faster than you thought you could,” [GCMI Senior Project Manager Sarah Cohen] said.


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