WheelTrak project won the Johnson & Johnson Innovation NAM Healthy Longevity 2022 QuickFire Challenge

November 16, 2022

WheelTrak project won the Johnson & Johnson Innovation NAM Healthy Longevity 2022 QuickFire Challenge

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Yvette Shen (Design), Carmen Digiovine (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences), Anand Mhatre (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences), and Muyun Zhao (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences).
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Associate Professor Yvette Shen is on the WheelTrak project team that recently has been named as an awardee of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation NAM Healthy Longevity 2022 QuickFire Challenge. The project team is one of the thirteen global awardees. The award aims to support Ohio State University’s Colleges of Medicine, Engineering and Arts and Sciences combined effort to build the WheelTrak technology for wheelchair maintenance and repair.

Photo from left to right: Yvette Shen (Design), Carmen Digiovine (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences), Anand Mhatre (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences), and Muyun Zhao (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences). Other collaborators missing in the team photo are Mark Schmeler of University of Pittsburg, Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology , Keoke King of Participant Assistive Products and Michael Coutts of Tactica Interactive.

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