About This Show
Intersection is a podcast about stories involving healthcare, public policy, and social issues. Intersection is an opportunity to re-contextualize stories into a broader viewpoint; breaking away from a short Tweet, social media video, a status update and diving further into a longer form conversation surrounding storytelling. We are part of the Touchpoint Health media network exploring the latest information that is relevant to hospitals & health systems.Read more »
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005 - Trailblazer, Pioneer, and Bioengineer
7 days ago
In 2017, Dr. Anand Gramopadhye, Dean of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, asked Gray Digital Group’s storytelling team to craft a series of stories inspiring the next generation of engineers to attend Clemson University.
We identified numerous narratives showcasing visual stories that would inspire individuals to take the next steps to change the world. During the creative process, we knew telling a story of a bioengineering researcher helping a young boy with a lower limb prosthetic find comfort while walking and running would be a compelling story.
What we found was something far more interesting and compelling. I met researcher and PhD candidate Meredith Owen, who we cast for this story. Her work is amazing, but what was more amazing is her passion to help people, lower limb amputees, real people in dire need of comfort.
In a 2016 study by a MIT sociologist, 20 percent of undergraduate enginee [...]Read more »