Robert A. Malkin

Malkin

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professor Malkin is interested in medical instrumentation in the developing world.

Dr. Malkin is also the founder of Engineering World Health and the Global Public Service Academies. These unique study abroad programs allow undergraduates (EWH) and high school students (GPSA) to study and work in developing world healthcare settings. Dr. Malkin also conducts research and development focused on medical equipment in the developing world.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Professor of the Practice of Global Health
  • Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Duke University, 1993
  • M.S. Duke University, 1990
  • B.S. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1984

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

  • Save The Children. GSK Foundation. 2016
  • Engineering Hero. IEEE Spectrum. 2015
  • Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award. Pratt School of Engineering. 2010

Courses Taught:

  • BME 195FS: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World (GE)
  • BME 354L: Introduction to Medical Instrumentation
  • BME 394: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 462L: Design for the Developing World (DR)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • SCISOC 195FS: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World (GE)

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