Spotlight Health: Medical Technology for the Developing World

Jun 2, 2014

Krista Donaldson at a TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design ) talk in 2013.
Krista Donaldson at a TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design ) talk in 2013.
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Living with a missing limb is difficult, especially if keeps someone from working or taking care of their family. Krista Donaldson is CEO of D-Rev, a nonprofit that designs technology to help with certain problems in developing countries. Donaldson is working on a prosthetic knee that’s affordable and reliable. 

Editor's note:  You can hear more of our conversation with Krista Donaldson -- and other health experts -- in our series, "Spotlight Health." That’s in partnership with the Aspen Ideas Festival. You can see all of our programs on this page (click here).