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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

This is an excerpt from an article written by Canadian SME.

Rachel Bartholomew (she/her) saw a need in the market for women-centered pelvic floor health tools.

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Enabled by Waterloo co-op students, Bartholomew brought her company, HyIvy Health, to life. She hired her first Waterloo co-op student just four weeks after founding the company. With the HyIvy smart pelvic rehab system currently in clinical trials, Bartholomew credits co-op students, who performed roles like mechanical engineer and UX designer with helping her design the portal and app, the user experience, updating the CAD model and writing test procedures for the prototype.

Read the full article on Canadian SME's website.

Photos: University of Waterloo Magazine