Join us for this prestigious induction ceremony of the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2021, announcing the election of 174 new members to the College in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements. Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to a medical and biological engineer.
Join AIMBE in our annual Awards Ceremony and presentation of the prestigious Pierre Galletti Award. Learn more about the Pierre Galletti Award here. In addition, awardees of the AIMBE Professional Impact Awards will be announced and celebrated by their esteemed peers.
This is a call for collective engagement to bring engineers, clinicians, industry leaders, legislators, and patient advocacy groups together to raise awareness and design approaches to address diseases and health disparities. In this virtual meeting, we expect the pooling of expertise and interests to drive material progress on underfunded diseases and the correlated health disparities.
Using sickle cell disease as a case study in an interactive session, a panel of experts will discuss the challenges at the intersection of medical and biological engineering, regulatory affairs, socioeconomic conditions, medical training, and venture capital.
1) Educate AIMBE Fellows on how to most effectively engage their expertise to address these issues at a systems level
2) Brainstorm and identify key pain points that can be addressed by engaging federal, private, industry, and venture capital resources
3) Inform AIMBE Fellows on successful advocacy efforts that have engaged patient advocacy groups, industry, scientific societies, clinical care providers, and federal agencies
Hematology Section Head and A. Watson and Sarah Armour Endowed Chair for Blood Diseases and Cancer, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Gilda Barabino, Ph.D.
Past President, AIMBE
Olin College of Engineering
Past Chair, College of Fellows
Vice President of Technology Policy & Academic Relations (Retired)
Jerry Collins, Ph.D.
Alabama A&M University
Tejal Desai, Ph.D.
Ernest L. Prien Professor and Chair, Department of Bioengineering
University of California, San Francisco
Susan Margulies, Ph.D.
Chair-Elect, College of Fellows
Wallace H. Coulter Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University
Joyce Wong, Ph.D.
Chair, College of Fellows
College of Engineering Distinguished Faculty Fellow