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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

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President (2022-2024)

Joyce Wong, Ph.D.
Inaugural Term Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering
Inaugural Director, ARROWS, Office of the Provost
Boston University

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Executive Director

Milan Yager, MPA
Executive Director
American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

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SECRETARY-TREASURER (2022-2024)

Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, Ph.D.
Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering
Cockrell Family Chair for Departmental Leadership #1
Biomedical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

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Chair, College of Fellows (2022-2023)

Guillermo Ameer, Sc.D.
Daniel Hale Williams Professor
Biomedical Engineering and Surgery
Northwestern University

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Past President (2022-2023)

Tejal Desai, Ph.D.
Deborah Cowan Endowed Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of California, San Francisco

Directors

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VICE PRESIDENT, AT-LARGE (2022-2024)

Debra Auguste, Ph.D.
Professor, Chemical Engineering
Northeastern University

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Vice President, At-Large (2021-2023)

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, Ph.D.
Professor, Miller Faculty Scholar, and Vice Chair for Graduate Education
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

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Vice President, At-Large (2021-2023)

Cynthia Reinhart-King, Ph.D.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University

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VICE PRESIDENT, AT-LARGE (2022-2024)

Maribel Vazquez, Sc.D.
Professor and Principal Investigator, Biomedical Engineering
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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Chair, Academic Council (2022-2024)

Jennifer S. Wayne, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Head
Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics
Virginia Tech

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Chair, Industry Council (2021-2023)

Virginia Giddings, Ph.D.
Senior Director
Advanced Technology Exploration

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Chair, Council of Societies (2021-2023)

Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, Ph.D.
Professor, L.B. (Preach) Meaders Professorship in Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

Ex Officio Members

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Chair-Elect, College of Fellows (2022-2023)

Michael King, Ph.D.
J. Lawrence Wilson Professor and Department Chair
Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University

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Chair, Awards Committee

Guillermo Ameer, Sc.D.
Daniel Hale Williams Professor
Biomedical Engineering and Surgery
Northwestern University

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Chair, CURM Committee

Norma A. Alcantar, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
University of South Florida

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Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Naomi Chesler, Ph.D.
Director, Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Irvine