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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

Jennifer L. West, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Nancy and Neal Wade Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Virginia

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Co-Chair, CURM Committee

Josephine B. Allen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Genzyme Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
University of Florida

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Co-Chair, CURM Committee

Evan Scott, Ph.D.
Kay Davis Professor, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director of PhD Admissions of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University

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Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Naomi Chesler, Ph.D.

Chancellor’s Inclusive Excellence Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Director, UCI Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Cardiovascular Innovation and Research Center (CIRC)
University of California, Irvine