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Office of News and Information
Johns Hopkins University
3003 N. Charles Street, Suite 100
Baltimore, Maryland 21218-3843
Phone: (410) 516-7160 | Fax (410) 516-5251

June 26, 2003
CONTACT: Phil Sneiderman
(410) 516-7907

Additional Pill-Dispensing Device Photos
Photos by Will Kirk

D. This overview shows the pill-dispensing device designed and constructed by Johns Hopkins undergraduates.

E. After selecting his medication with the mouth stick, Williams can tap this "slam switch" to dispense the pills.

F. Pills tumble down this plastic tube and into Williams' mouth.

G. This locking pillbox can store up to 180 pills.

H. Pills are loaded into 12 chambers that each house a waterwheel shaped device with compartments for 15 pills.

I. Paul Stemniski

J. Ross Whitaker

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