New device for early detection of shock: Microlife VSA

Researchers from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ and King’s College London have developed the Microlife Vital Signs Alert (VSA), a handheld device that measures blood pressure and pulse to calculate the risk of shock.  Professor Suellen Miller of the Safe Motherhood Program advised the team during development.

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Jen started working as Project Assistant in 2003 in the San Francisco office and is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Safe Motherhood Program. She does everything from ordering study supplies to compiling reports to organizing overseas trips for the Directors and international colleagues. In addition to acting as Dr. Miller’s personal assistant, she deals with the mountain of logistical, programmatic and administrative tasks that occur as part of this project.