The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has inducted BME Professor of Practice, Brad Duerstock, to their 2023 class of the AIMBE College of Fellows. This honor is one of the highest professional distinctions in the field of medical and biological engineering. The AIMBE College of Fellows consists of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers who have made outstanding contributions to the field.
According to a press release from AIMBE, Duerstock was chosen for his "outstanding contributions and leadership toward greater accessibility and inclusion of persons with disabilities in STEMM fields."
Brad Duerstock at the AIMBE College of Fellows Induction Ceremony
A formal ceremony took place on March 27th in Arlington, Virginia, where Duerstock was inducted along with 140 of fellow inductees.
AIMBE fellows represent 30 countries from academia, industry, clinical practice and government. Additionally, AIMB fellows include 3 Nobel Prize laureates, 17 Fellows have received the Presidential Medal of Science and/or Technology and Innovation.
"AIMBE is the authoritative voice and advocate for the value of medical and biological engineering to society. AIMBE’s mission is to recognize excellence, advance public understanding, and accelerate medical and biological innovation. No other organization can bring together academic, industry, government, and scientific societies to form a highly influential community advancing medical and biological engineering. AIMBE’s mission drives advocacy initiatives into action on Capitol Hill and beyond."