2017 - 2018 SFB Board of Directors and Council

 

PRESIDENT:

David H. Kohn, PhD

University of Michigan
Dept. of Biologic & Materials Sciences
1011 N University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
Work Phone: (734) 764-2206
Work Email: dhkohn@umich.edu

PRESIDENT-ELECT:

Andres J. Garcia, PhD

Georgia Institute of Technology
Mechanical Engineering
315 Ferst Dr
Rm 2310 Petit Biotechnology Bldg
Atlanta, GA 30332
Work Phone: (404) 894-9384
Work Email: andres.garcia@me.gatech.edu

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, PhD

The University of Texas at Austin
107 W Dean Keeton St. Stop C0800
BME 3.314
Austin, TX 78712
Work Phone: (512) 471-3604
Work Email: sakiyama@utexas.edu

SECRETARY/TREASURER-ELECT:

Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, PhD

Texas A&M University
Biomedical Engineering
3120 TAMU
5033 Emerging Technologies Building
College Station, TX 77843
Work Phone: (979) 845-1771
Work Email: cosgriff.hernandez@tamu.edu

MEMBER-AT-LARGE:

Helen H. Lu, PhD

Columbia University
Biomedical Engineering
1217 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027
Work Phone: (212) 854-4071 
Work Email:  hhlu@columbia.edu
 

1ST PAST PRESIDENT:

Liisa T. Kuhn, PhD

University of Connecticut Health Center
Center for Biomaterials
263 Farmington Ave MC1615
Farmington, CT 06030-1615
Work Phone: (860) 679-3922
Work Email: lkuhn@uchc.edu

2ND PAST PRESIDENT:

Thomas Webster, PhD 

Northeastern University
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
313 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Work Phone: (617) 373-6585
Work Email: th.webster@northeastern.edu

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
REPRESENTATIVE:

Sarah E. Stabenfeldt, Phd

Arizona State University
School of Biological & Health Systems En
PO Box 879709
Tempe, AZ 85287-9709
Work Phone: (480) 965-8336
Work Email: sarah.stabenfeldt@asu.edu

 

2017 - 2018 OFFICERS AND COMITTEE CHAIRS

JBMR PART A EDITOR: 

James M. Anderson, MD, PhD

Case Western Reserve University
Dept. of Pathology
Wolstein Bldg., Room 5105
2103 Cornell Road
Cleveland, OH 44106
Work Phone: (216) 368-0279
Work Email: jma6@case.edu

JBMR PART B EDITOR:

Jeremy L. Gilbert, PhD

Syracuse University
Dept. of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering
Syracuse Biomaterials Institute
303C Bowne Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
Work Phone: (315) 443-2105
Work Email: gilbert@ecs.syr.edu

BIOMATERIALS FORUM EDITOR:

Guigen Zhang, PhD

Clemson University
Dept. of Bioengineering
401 Rhodes Engineering Research Center
Clemson, SC 29634-0905
Work Phone: (864) 656-4262
Work Email: guigen@clemson.edu

WEB EDITOR:

Adam Ekenseair, PhD

Northeastern University
Chemical Engineering
360 Huntington Ave
313 SN
Boston, MA 02115
Work Phone: (617) 373-8742
Work Email: a.ekenseair@neu.edu

AWARDS, CEREMONIES,
AND NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE:

Nicholas P. Ziats, PhD

Case Western Reserve University
Department of Pathology
2103 Cornell Road
Wolstein Building #5143
Cleveland, OH 44106
Work Phone: (216) 368-5176
Work Email: npz@case.edu

BYLAWS COMMITTEE:

Benajmin G. Keselowsky

University of Florida
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
1275 Center Dr. BMS Bldg JG56
PO Box 116131
Gainesville, FL 32611-6131
Work Phone: (352) 273-5878
Work Email: bkeselowsky@bme.ufl.edu

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:

Jan P. Stegemann, PhD

University of Michigan 
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
1101 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Work Phone: (734) 764-8313
Work Email: jpsteg@umich.edu

FINANCE COMMITTEE:

Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, PhD

Texas A&M University
Biomedical Engineering
3120 TAMU
5033 Emerging Technologies Building
College Station, TX 77843
Work Phone: (979) 845-1771
Work Email: cosgriff.hernandez@tamu.edu

INDUSTRIAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:

Peter G. Edelman, PhD

Boston Scientific
3 Scimed Place
Mail Stop C140
Maple Grove, MN 55311
Work Phone: (763) 494-1486
Work Email: Peter.Edelman@bsci.com

LIAISON COMMITTEE:

L.D. Timmie Topoleski, PhD

UMBC
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
1000 Hilltop Circle, Eng 210
Baltimore, MD 21250
Work Phone: (410) 455-3302
Work Email: topoleski@umbc.edu

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE:

Christopher J. Gehrmann

Medtronic
Spinal and Biologics
1800 Pyramid Place
Memphis, TN 38132
Work Phone: (901) 399-2634
Work Email: christopher.j.gehrmann@medtronic.com

PRESIDENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE:

Liisa T. Kuhn, PhD

University of Connecticut Health Center
Center for Biomaterials
263 Farmington Ave MC1615
Farmington, CT 06030-1615
Work Phone: (860) 679-3922
Work Email: lkuhn@uchc.edu

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (CO-CHAIR):

Johnna Temenoff, PhD

Georgia Tech/Emory
Biomedical Engineering
315 Ferst Dr, Rm 2305
Atlanta, GA 30332
Work Phone: (404) 385-5026
Work Email: johnna.temenoff@bme.gatech.edu

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (CO-CHAIR):

Robert Hastings, MS, PE

Depuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction
Department of Research
700 Orthopaedic Dr
PO Box 988
Warsaw, IN 46581-0988
Work Phone: (574) 372-7438
Work Email: bhastin2@its.jnj.com

 

PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE:

Sachin S. Mamidwar, MBBS, MS

Orthogen Corporation
505 Morris Ave, Suite 204
Springfield, NJ 07081
Work Phone: (973) 467-2404
Work Email: smamidwar@orthogencorp.com

WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA TASK FORCE:

Thomas Dziubla, Phd

University of Kentucky
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
177 F Paul Anderson Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Work Phone: (859) 257-4063
Work Email: dziubla@engr.uky.edu

STUDENT CHAPTER PRESIDENT:

Daniel Hachim, Ph.D.

McGowan Institute/University of Pittsburgh
450 Technology Drive, Suite 323.4
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Work Email: djh88@pitt.edu

 

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