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May 28, 2008
CONTACT: Phil Sneiderman

Students' Device Allows ICU Patients to Get
Back on Their Feet

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Joshua Lerman of Delray Beach, Fla., leader of the Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering student team that designed the ICU MOVER, tests its safety seat, surrounded by other members of his team. Standing, from left, are Erica Jantho of St. Louis, Mo.; Jinjie Chen of Longmount, Colo.; Jeremy Elser of Baden, Pa.; Ravy Vajravelu of Orlando, Fla.; Swarnali Sengupta of Virginia Beach, Va.; Hanlin Wan of Cleveland, Ohio; and Derrick Kuan of Saratoga, Calif.
Photo by Will Kirk

The faculty sponsor for the ICU MOVER design project was physician Dale Needham, an assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Joshua Lerman
During his senior year as a biomedical engineering major, Joshua Lerman of Delray Beach, Fla., led the Johns Hopkins student team that designed and built the ICU MOVER. In the fall, he will enter University of California, San Diego, to pursue a doctorate in bioinformatics and systems biology.
Photo by Will Kirk

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