Biomedical Photonics for Global Health

The Biomedical Photonics laboratories are focused on the applications of light in medicine and biology. By bringing together researchers from throughout the University and the Medical Center, Vanderbilt has established an international presence in the field of biomedical photonics.

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Anita Mahadevan-Jansen [Email]
Biomedical Engineering

Nashville, TN, USA; Various in Africa and Asia (TBA)

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Program Type


Funding Type



Africa, Asia

Global Health Topics

Biostatistics, Maternal and Child Health, Traditional Medicine


Undergraduate students; Graduate students (non-clinical); Medical students (MD); Nursing students (MSN, DNP); Post-doctoral students, residents, or trainees; Faculty members

Program Length

Flexible, depending on the individuals interests and needs

VU Affiliation

The program is affiliated with Vanderbilt.


The program does not have a language requirement.