At UC Irvine, first-year medical students Tim McMullen and Ermin Dzihic are heading a collaborative effort with the schools of nursing, engineering, arts, medicine and applied innovation to manufacture 5,000 laser-cut acrylic face shields for health-care professionals by April 7. They’re also recruiting engineering students from UCI and other campuses to print 3-D face masks. … “As much as I want to be with my family during these tough times, I’d rather be here and do something meaningful to help others,” he said.
Medical, nursing, EMT students eager to contribute during coronavirus crisis
Orange County Register, April 2, 2020
April 2, 2020