WTTW: Former Trauma Surgeon Using Tech To Cure What Ails US

Bronzeville native and former trauma surgeon Dr. William Yates has made public safety through technology his business. His company, Yates Protect, started out developing metal detectors and scanning equipment in order to prevent gun violence. Now, Yates has pivoted to developing non-contact thermal scanners to protect against the spread of the coronavirus in schools, businesses and even Chicago’s City Hall.

Yates says his experience as a trauma surgeon led him to pursue trauma-prevention measures like metal detectors.

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