ANNOUNCING THE 2021 BMES ROBERT A. PRITZKER AND DIVERSITY AWARD WINNERS
2021 BMES Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award Winner
Nancy Allbritton, MD, PhD
Frank & Julie Jungers Dean
University of Washington
This award is BMES's premier recognition. Each year, we bestow this prestigious award to individuals who have demonstrated impactful leadership and accomplishments in biomedical engineering science and practice. We want to congratulate Dr. Nancy Allbritton on this meritorious achievement and look forward to hearing her plenary lecture at the 2021 BMES Annual Meeting!
2021 BMES Diversity Lecture Award Winner
C. LaShan Simpson, PhD
Mississippi State University
The BMES Diversity Lecture Award honors an individual, project, organization, or institution for impactful contributions towards improving gender and racial diversity in biomedical engineering. The award seeks to recognize lifetime achievements and high-impact activities (i.e., research, academia, and service) that are innovative and improve equity among biomedical engineering academia and industry. We want to congratulate Dr. LaShan Simpson for her impactful work and look forward to hearing her plenary lecture at the 2021 BMES Annual Meeting!