UTEP Student opportunities
A key aspect of the LIMBS mission is to give college students the opportunity to participate in clinical, technical, and engineering research and design (R&D) projects in emerging nations, which can be positive, life-changing experiences.
Since 2012, LIMBS has partnered with The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), under the leadership of Dr. Roger Gonzalez. Students participate in engineering research and design (R&D) projects, lab and field testing, implementation, and patient assessment. The "Development of Low Cost Prosthetic Components" program mainly focuses on lower-extremity modular components, but also includes rehabilitation, patient outcomes, and upper extremity.
The LIMBS research lab is located in the Biomedical Annex on the campus of The University of Texas at El Paso. This location allows LIMBS to interact with students who desire to use their gifts and talents to help amputees.
Collaboration also extends to staff and students in other UTEP departments. LIMBS has opportunities for students in all programs, including engineering, video production and graphic design. Other options that arise on a regular basis include student employment programs, COURI research projects and Senior Design. If you are a student at UTEP and would like to volunteer with LIMBS International please fill out the form below.