A neat Technology and Innovation article that is also a compassionate one.
Dr. Garrett Cuppels: “the orthopedic surgeon who damaged his spinal cord and lost the use of his legs after a fall from a third-story balcony. The injury put an end to his career. But his story gave rise to an idea fit for a team of budding biomedical engineers.”
“It’s a project five University of Wisconsin at Madison students embraced — more than a thousand hours in the making and a chance to change the life of a surgeon no longer physically able to do his job.”
The video showing five students putting in many hours, forego their studies to build and test a standing device that would allow Dr. Cuppels return as a surgeon, is touching.
Read the article and see the video HERE