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.
White and Sakiyama-Elbert are joined by four new members of BMES's board of directors:
  • Lola Eniola-Adeseo, University of Michigan
  • Nicole Hurley, Medtronic 
  • Roland Kaunas, Texas A&M University
  • Christine Scotti, W.L. Gore & Associates
The newly elected members of the BMES leadership team will start their terms this October at the society's annual meeting in Philadelphia.
BMES is the largest professional society for Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering, representing more than 7,000 members. The BMES Annual Meeting is the premiere conference for education and research in the field.