Our team is comprised of undergraduate and graduate biomedical engineering (BME) and global health students from Duke University and Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.

Denali Dahl

Denali received her B.S. in Nanoengineering with a focus in Bioengineering from UC San Diego in 2015, where her research focused on nanomedical drug delivery. Currently, Denali is a second year MSc. Global Health candidate at Duke University where she works on developing a low-cost, portable colposcope for increased access to cervical cancer diagnostics. She is passionate about developing nanomedical techniques with global health applications.


Brian Matuvo

Brian is a fourth year Biomedical Engineering student at Makerere University. This summer he worked with Engineering World Health to improve biomedical engineering services in Rwanda. He has also worked to design an automatic voltage regulator for a patient monitor in Mulago Hospital and is currently designing an automated hospital monitoring system. He is passionate about joining the field of molecular and microbiology technology to improve healthcare.

Zoe sekyonda

Zoe is a fourth year Biomedical Engineering student at Makerere University. She has worked on several engineering design projects in collaboration Mulago Hospital including powering an ultra sound in bioinstrumentation, supply chain of orthopedic implants, and management and maintenance of donated equipment in Uganda. She is passionate about using her skills in as an engineer to improve the lives of those around her.