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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Christine-Schmidt

President (2018-2020)

Christine E. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Pruitt Family Professor and Chair
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Florida

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Executive Director

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

Alyssa Panitch

Secretary-Treasurer (2018-2020)

Alyssa Panitch, Ph.D.
Edward Teller Professor and Executive Dean/Associate Dean of Personnel
College of Engineering
University of California, Davis

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President-Elect (2019-2020)

Tejal Desai, Ph.D.
Ernest L. Prien Professor and Chair
Department of Bioengineering
University of California, San Francisco

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Chair, College of Fellows (2019-2020)

Paul Citron, MSEE, Ph.D. (hon.)
Vice President of Technology Policy and Academic Relations (Retired)
Medtronic

Directors

Guillermo-Ameer

Vice President, At-Large (2018-2020)

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

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Vice President, At-Large (2018-2020)

Susan Drapeau, Ph.D.
Senior Director
Business Development & Strategy
Vericel Corporation

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Vice President, At-Large (2019-2021)

Naomi Chesler, Ph.D.
Professor, Vice Chair, and Associate Chair for Faculty and Academic Staff Development
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Vice President, At-Large (2019-2021)

Michael Yaszemski, MD, Ph.D.
Krehbiel Family Endowed Professor
Mayo Clinic

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Chair, Academic Council (2018-2020)

Ranu Jung, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Wallace H. Coulter Eminent Scholars Chair in Biomedical Engineering
Florida International University

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Chair, Industry Council (2019-2021)

Nadine Ding, Ph.D.
Volwiller Fellow
Abbott Laboratories

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Chair, Council of Societies (2019-2021)

Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair of Biomedical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

Ex Officio Members

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Chair-Elect, College of Fellows

Joyce Wong, Ph.D.
College of Engineering Distinguished Faculty Fellow
Boston University

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Chair, AIMBE Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Cynthia Reinhart-King, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University

Omolola Eniola-Adefeso

Co-Chair, Committee for Underrepresented Minorities

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, Ph.D.
Professor
Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Guillermo-Ameer

Co-Chair, Committee for Underrepresented Minorities

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

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Chair, Awards Committee

Maryellen Giger, Ph.D.
Professor & Vice-Chair for Basic Science Research
Department of Radiology
University of Chicago