Health and Medicine

Anny Lin

Anny Lin, a sophomore nursing major at Penn State Behrend, received $100 for her research with Charisse Nixon, professor of psychology.

Ian Charnas in prototype face shield

Ian Charnas, director of innovation and technology at the Sears think[box] at Case Western Reserve University, models the White Label Face Shield, which he designed with Jason Williams, assistant teaching professor of engineering at Penn State Behrend.

Behrend researcher designs COVID-19 face shields

Penn State Behrend faculty member Jason Williams partnered with Case Western Reserve to redesign a COVID-19 face shield for mass production. Three Erie companies are positioned to assemble 240,000 of the shields, which are a critical need in hospitals and other medical settings where the virus is present.

Jason Williams (White Label Face Shield)

Jason Williams, an assistant teaching professor of engineering at Penn State Behrend, helped design a new COVID-19 face shield that will be produced in Erie. He set up a supply chain that could produce nearly 240,000 shields.

White Label Face Shield

Ian Charnas, director of innovation and technology at the Sears think[box] at Case Western Reserve University, models a COVID-19 face shield he designed with Jason Williams, an assistant teaching professor of engineering at Penn State Behrend.