Biomed- A Foundation Upon Which to Excel

The Biomedical Sciences Program at Bel Air High School has provided me with a skill set far beyond any other classes I have taken. Beginning with the Principles of Biomedical Sciences and ending with Biomedical Innovations, I have been taught proper lab skills, as well as life skills such as public speaking and presenting that [...]

By | 2017-11-15T12:33:15+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Student Blog|0 Comments

The Emergency Room Design Project- A Milestone for all Students

The emergency design project is seen by almost every biomedical sciences student as one of the toughest projects of the year. One of the reasons that it is challenging is because we are placed into groups with people in our class that we typically do not work with. Because of this, we are forced to [...]

By | 2017-11-15T12:28:12+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Student Blog|0 Comments

Seven Steps to SketchUp Success

Whether you are a sophomore in HBS attempting to mess around with SketchUp for the first time or a senior in BI relying on SketchUp for the Emergency Room Project, it is essential that you understand all of SketchUp’s capabilities and use its resources efficiently, in order for your desired outcome to be achieved. SketchUp [...]

By | 2017-11-14T19:31:52+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Student Blog|0 Comments

How to Survive Presentation Prep

Everyone knows that group presentations are a daunting task. They’re time consuming, require extreme attention to detail, and force you to interact with people that may not be your best friends in the world. It is very easy to become overwhelmed with all the plates in the air and drop them. There is also a [...]

By | 2017-11-14T19:24:42+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Student Blog|0 Comments

Killing the HMSCs

Did you know that guinea pigs are the most commonly used animal for military laboratory testing? Their skin closely mimics that of a human, reacting the same way that a human would if exposed to sulfur mustard, or mustard gas. Many of these tests harm the animal, and they must be put down after the [...]

By | 2017-01-26T17:36:05+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Biomed Blog, Student Blog|0 Comments

Moans, Groans, and Healing Bones – An Internship Story

A patient is screaming in agony as his knee is arched toward his body to further break up scar tissue and give him the privilege to walk again. This was my first day of my interning experience at Towson Orthopedics Association (TOA). The scene was frightening and eye-opening, not only to the physical demand of therapy, but also [...]

By | 2016-12-09T17:40:02+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Biomed Blog, Student Blog|0 Comments

My Internship Experience – Not Exactly a Walk in the Park, but I Learned Some Tricks on the Way

For my Capstone independent project, I interned at Fork Veterinary Hospital which is located in Fork, Maryland. I chose to intern at a veterinary hospital because I enjoy working with animals, especially dogs, and also I thought that not many of my peers would have interned at a similar place. As I started my internship, [...]

By | 2016-12-09T17:40:02+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Biomed Blog, Student Blog|0 Comments