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Archive September 2019

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Engineering Solutions to Health Care Disparities, special session at the BMES Annual Meeting

This year’s Engineering Solutions to Health Care Disparities session at the BMES Annual Meeting will feature Linda Villarosa a journalist, an educator and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine.

BMES Congratulates the 2019 Travel Award Winners

Congratulations to all the 2019 BMES Career Development Award winners and BMES-NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) Travel Award winners. These awards assist with travel to attend the BMES Annual Meeting and primarily support major goals of the Annual Meeting and mission of BMES to broaden the inclusion of underserved and underrepresented communities at undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels, as well as junior faculty and career professionals, who may not otherwise have the opportunity to participate in the meeting.

Webinars: Navigating the Annual Meeting and ABET accreditation update now available

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Professional Development webinar series is a valuable benefit the Society offers to enhance and grow professional skills. Don't miss your chance to access recently archived webinars on demand. 

Lauren Griggs to lead Penn State's College of Engineering's Multicultural Engineering Program

Lauren Griggs, a BMES member, has been selected to direct Penn State College of Engineering’s Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP), the university announced.

2019 BMES award winners demonstrate the best in biomedical engineering

Annually, the Biomedical Engineering Society recognizes individuals for their accomplishments, significant contributions and service to the Society and the field of biomedical engineering. The Society is proud to announce its 2019 award recipients.

Webster pens column about international collaborations

BMES Fellow, Thomas Webster recently wrote a column for the International Journal of Nanomedicine that asks the question: Are international collaborations safe?

Personalized simulations developed at Hopkins lead to more accurate, successful treatment for heart rhythm disorder

Scientists at Johns Hopkins have created personalized digital replicas of the upper chambers of the heart and used them to guide the precise treatment of patients suffering from persistent irregular heartbeats, the university reports.

Faster Way to Detect Norovirus

A team of University of Arizona researchers has created a simple, portable and inexpensive method for detecting extremely low levels of norovirus.

John White elected president of BMES

John White – Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University – was elected president of the Biomedical Engineering Society recently. Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert – Chair of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin – was selected to be the Society's new treasurer.

Congratulations: BMES 2019 class of Fellows

The 2019 calls of BMES fellows includes 15 of the top researchers and supportive members of the Society.