Published: June 15th, 2021
We are excited to announce that Samsun (Sem) Lampotang, Ph.D., FSSH, FAIMBE, has received the prestigious 2022 J.S. Gravenstein Award from the Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA).
The award is named for Joachim S. “Nik” Gravenstein, M.D. (1925-2009), Lampotang’s mentor and a driving force in advancing anesthesia technology, patient simulation, and anesthesia patient safety for more than 30 years.
Published: May 3rd, 2021
Updated: June 7, 2021 Summary In an oxygen-pinching technique developed and refined on a model-driven, oxygen-consuming Human Patient Simulator, the patient or a caregiver manually interrupts oxygen flow from a […]
Published: March 26th, 2021
A simulator built by engineers with the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) to teach clinicians how to safely perform central venous access (CVA) has traveled to […]
Published: October 20th, 2020
Yahya Ayhan Acar, MD, has joined us for a yearlong Simulation Fellowship. Dr. Acar is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at University of Health […]
Published: September 25th, 2020
Congratulations to Sem Lampotang, PhD, FSSH, FAIMBE, Gordon L. Gibby, MD, MSEE, David Lizdas, BSME, and their team, who have been honored with a UF Innovations of the Year award […]
Published: August 24th, 2020
After a year of intricate development involving a partnership between Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology Cameron R. Smith, MD, PhD, and the Center for Safety, Simulation and Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) engineers, a simulator […]
Published: April 16th, 2020
University of Florida-led international project to rapidly design and build a low-cost, DIY ventilator using hardware store parts is meeting preliminary milestones toward being approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Emergency Use Authorization in case it is needed in the battle against COVID-19.
Published: March 31st, 2020
Samsun Lampotang, PhD, FSSH, the Joachim S. Gravenstein Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies, has been inducted into the 2020 College […]
Published: March 27th, 2020
As a University of Florida mechanical engineering student decades ago, Samsun Lampotang, Ph.D., helped respiratory therapist colleagues build a minimal-transport ventilator that became a commercial success. So, when the coronavirus pandemic hit and he heard the desperate international plea for thousands more ventilators, the longtime UF professor of anesthesiology set out to build a prototype using plentiful, cheap components that could be copied from an online diagram and a software repository.
Published: March 17th, 2020
The Center for Safety, Simulation, and Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) has started an Open Source Ventilator Project to address the predicted worldwide ventilator shortage due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According […]