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WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has recently announced the induction of Jeffrey M. Karp, Ph.D., Co-Director, Center for Regenerative Therapeutics and Associate Bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Karp was nominated by peers and elected by the full membership into the official College of FellowsClass of 2013 for outstanding contributions to education, mentorship, and development of medical adhesives, drug delivery systems, medical devices, and bioengineered cell therapy.
The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. Engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, innovators, and successful entrepreneurs, comprise the College of Fellows to pursue AIMBE’s mission to provide leadership and advocacy in medical and biological engineering for the advancement of society.
A formal induction ceremony was held during AIMBE’s 2013 Annual Event at the National Academy of Sciences Great Hall in Washington, D.C. on February 18th, 2013. For more information about the AIMBE Annual Event, please visit www.aimbe.org.
Since 1991, the College of Fellows has lead the way for technological growth and advancement in the fields of medical and biological engineering. Fellows have helped revolutionize medicine and related fields in order to enhance and extend the lives of people all over the world. They have also successfully advocated for public policies that have enabled researchers and business-makers to further the interests of engineers, scientists, and ultimately, patients.