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Project Protect

Oral Health Mobile App

Project Description

In cooperation with Healthy House, the Project Protect Engineering Service Learning team is creating an app to improve access to healthcare for the multi-ethnic communities in Merced County. Features of the app include oral health providers, insurance coverages, general oral health guidelines, and educational resources in English, Spanish, and Hmong. User testing is in progress and the app will be available for download on both the Google Play store and the Apple App store by the end of November 2019.



Faculty Adviser:
Professor Miriam Barlow

Research Interests:

  • Evolution of bacteria
  • Predicting the evolution of antibiotic resistance
  • Testing evolutionary theory







Healthy House


Team Biographies