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UCI Podcast Video Series: TrackCOVID smartphone app

April 30, 2020
UCI Podcast Video Series: TrackCOVID smartphone app

In this episode of the UCI Podcast Video Series, Tyler Yasaka, a software engineer and junior specialist in otolaryngology at the UCI School of Medicine, and Dr. Ronald Sahyouni, a biomedical engineer in UCI’s joint M.D./Ph.D. Medical Scientist Training Program and an incoming neurosurgery resident at UC San Diego, discuss how and why they created TrackCOVID, a free, publicly available smartphone application that can help communities track and trace coronavirus exposure while maintaining the privacy and anonymity of individual users.