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Month of MedTech at NMHM Chicago: Reinventing the Wheel & TechAbility

National Museum of Health + Medicine Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 6:00 PM

The National Museum of Health + Medicine Chicago and its education division, CodeAbode, are happy to announce January’s Month of MedTech, a medicine & technology exhibition and event series. Each event will feature two exhibits and special guest speakers who will present, then open the floor for Q &A or facilitated group discussion.

The January 7th event will feature two exhibitions:  Reinventing The Wheel and TechAbility and two special guest speakers at 6:15p and 7:30p:

Reveca Torres, founder of BACKBONES, a nonprofit intended to help people with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D) and their families connect with their communities.  : http://backbonesonline.com

and

Carlos Arturo Torres, creator of the IKO Prosthetic System, a prosthetic arm for kids that is customizable with Legos: http://www.wired.com/2015/07/lego-makes-everything-bettereven-prosthetic-kids/

This event is free and open to the public.

Our exhibit space, first floor event space, and adjacent restroom are wheelchair accessible. Many exhibits have captions, audio, and large print text versions. Additional accommodations can be made with prior notice. Please call us at 312-854-8324.

We look forward to seeing you!

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