The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) recently awarded Clare Rimnac, associate dean of research and the Wilbert J. Austin Professor of Engineering, with the 2013 ORS Women’s Leadership Forum Award.
The ORS Women’s Leadership Forum seeks to mentor, foster, encourage and inspire women in orthopaedic research at all stages of their careers, and advise and support women on career and leadership opportunities in orthopaedic-related organizations.
Clare Rimnac, the Wilbert S. Austin Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been promoted to associate dean of research at the Case School of Engineering.
Rimnac will implement the school’s strategic research plan, coordinating the school’s four new institutes, and assisting with new faculty hires.
Dean Norman C. Tien said he selected Rimnac for this role based on her reputation as an excellent researcher with an eye for new talent and the high regard in which she is held among her fellow faculty members. She will work closely with Pat Crago who continues to provide oversight for engineering education and student programs.