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EWH Texas A&M

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
EWH
Purpose:
The mission of Engineering World Health (EWH) is to inspire and mobilize the engineering community to improve the quality of health care in vulnerable communities of the developing world. They achieve this mission through innovation and effective alliances with great partners. As a chapter of EWH, we strive to support this mission through our activities, which include designing novel health care technologies appropriate for resource-poor settings, purchasing and building kits for distribution to developing countries, supporting students who repair donated medical equipment in Rwanda, and informing ourselves and others about global healthcare needs.
Year Founded:
2010
Membership Dues:
$10/semester
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
Emerging Technologies Building

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Laura Maxey
Public Contact E-mail Address:
president.ewh.tamu@gmail.com
Public Contact Phone Number:
N/A

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://maroonlink.tamu.edu/organization/ewh/

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Dwight Look College of Engineering
Non-Academic Department:
Other

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per year
Fundraising Events:
Three or more times per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Never
Hosting Conferences:
Once per year
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Never
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Never
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never