Heather Sheardown, Ph.D, PEng, FCAE

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2019
For outstanding contributions to the development of ophthalmic biomaterials.

Dr. Heather Sheardown Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Via AIMBE | March 28, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Heather Sheardown, Ph.D, PEng, FCAE, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Ophthalmic Biomaterials, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, to its College of Fellows.

Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to a medical and biological engineer. The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers. College membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering and medicine research, practice, or education” and to “the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of medical and biological engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to bioengineering education.”

Dr. Sheardown was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for “outstanding contributions to the development of ophthalmic biomaterials.”