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Duke BME Instructor Wins Service-Learning Award
Duke biomedical engineering instructor Kevin Caves has been named the winner of the faculty 2019 Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Award at Duke University.
The honor recognizes a faculty member for commitment to the ideals of service‐learning.
He teaches the BME 460L: Design for People with Disabilities, in which students create assistive technology that allows older people or people with disabilities to live and work more independently.
In addition to advising the student group Project Tadpole, which modifies and fixes toys for physically challenged children and helps teach their parents how to do the same. Caves was also a part of the 2018 Teaching for Equity Fellows Program.
At the Duke University School of Medicine, Caves is a clinical associate in the departments of Surgery and Medicine.