Medical device group recognizes Martine LaBerge of Clemson University with award

Martine LaBerge | Via Clemson University | May 16, 2018

Martine LaBerge, chair of the Department of Bioengineering, received the SEMDA Spotlight Award recognizing her contributions to the development of the Southeastern medical device community.

The award came from the Southeastern Medical Device Association, a non-profit trade association that aims to make the Southeast a world-class region for medical technology, device and diagnostic companies.

Sam Konduros, a member of the SEMDA board and the president and CEO of SCBIO, said that LaBerge has built Clemson’s bioengineering program into a globally prominent powerhouse.

“Once her name hit the table, we pounced on it,” he said. “The Spotlight award is SEMDA’s equivalent to being honored in the hall of fame, and Dr. LaBerge is beyond deserving. The award recognizes her profound career achievements and incredible contributions to the med-tech industry. She was an unequivocally unanimous choice for the SEMDA Board as this year’s recipient… Continue reading.