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December 5, 2018

Pharris awarded Geddes-Laufman-Greatbatch Award

Matthew Pharris, a PhD candidate in the Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is the recipient of the 2018 Geddes-Laufman-Greatbatch Award. The annual award is presented to the outstanding student or postdoctoral fellow in the Weldon School. Pharris received the award at the annual Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Association Fall Potluck and Speaker Exchange on Nov. 27.
November 30, 2018

Nauman to be inducted into Purdue's Book of Great Teachers

Eric Nauman, a professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, will be inducted into Purdue's Book of Great Teachers, which honors outstanding teaching faculty who have demonstrated sustained excellence in the classroom. A total of 45 Purdue professors will receive the honor on Dec. 11. Nauman is also director of the College of Engineering Honors Program and a professor of mechanical engineering and basic medical sciences.
November 14, 2018

Weldon School is launching four new pathways for graduate training

Graduate students seeking a career in the healthcare industry, biomedical device development, entrepreneurship, and regulatory affairs, now have more options to fast track their career through four new graduate programs offered at the Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. A three-semester professional master’s degree, two dual degrees—MSBME/MBA or MSBME/MD, and a Regulatory Certificate Program for Medical Devices offer advanced training in high-demand fields.
November 14, 2018

NIH funds three T32 training programs

In 2018, the NIH funded or renewed funding for three programs that provide specialized training for graduate students in biomedical engineering. Two of these training programs are offered jointly through Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine.
November 14, 2018

Weldon School and Lilly researchers collaborate on next-generation connected solutions

An expanding research collaboration between Purdue University and Eli Lilly and Company leverages the expertise of faculty at the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering in the area of connected solutions with an eye toward translating laboratory discoveries into life-saving medical devices and therapies that could improve the lives of millions around the world. The connected solutions program area is part of a $52 million five-year strategic collaboration between Lilly and Purdue.
November 14, 2018

Purdue alumna Teri Whitman inducted into Bakken Society

Teri Whitman has been inducted into the Bakken Society, an honorary society recognizing Medtronic employees who demonstrate the highest level of scientific accomplishment. Named after Medtronic founder Earl Bakken, it honors employees who have made multiple technical contributions to the company, to the biomedical device industry, and to the lives of patients around the world. Whitman, a Purdue alumna and longtime friend of the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, was inducted into the society on August 30.
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