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Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

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Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Dean Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

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D. Joshua Cohen, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Applications to solve orthopedic and dental challenges involving the musculoskeletal system; focusing on in vivo studies using rodent models

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Daniel E. Conway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rice University | Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory University

Dr. Conway focuses on methods to directly measure forces across proteins and understand how these forces affect cellular function.

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Henry J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin Jr. Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara

Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast

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Ding-Yu Fei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Tsinghua University, China | Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Bioinstrumentation expert, theorizing the future of brain-computer interface-based devices

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Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

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Priscilla Hwang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Duke University

Dr. Hwang's research focuses on developing 3D microphysiological systems to investigate musculoskeletal pathologies and cancer progression.

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Jennifer Jordan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., NS State - Biomedical Engineering | M.S., Wake Forest - Clinical and Population Translational Sciences | Ph.D., VT-WFU School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences - Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Jordan's research involves translational cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in cardio-oncology, sarcoidosis, and heart failure.

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Dean Krusienski, Ph.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Focusing on neural signal processing and analysis for the development of brain-computer interfaces and neuroprosthetic devices.

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Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Lehigh University | M.S., University of Wisconsin | Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Lemmon's research lies in cell-generated traction forces and extracellular matrix biology

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Michael Mancini, Ph.D.

Director of Project Outreach and Professor of the Practice

Entrepreneur with experience in medical technology commercialization; College of Engineering Capstone Design director.

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Michael J. McClure, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BE, Vanderbilt University | Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University

Understanding the role of extracellular matrix and mechanical forces to regulate skeletal muscle structure, function, and innervation.

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René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

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Dianne T. V. Pawluk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and ABET Coordinator, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BSc., University of Alberta | MSc., Queen's University, Canada | Ph.D. Harvard

Dr. Pawluk develops devices and algorithms for assistive technology for individuals who are blind and visually impaired

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Thea Pepperl, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Thea Pepperl's research and expertise focuses on the analysis and design of decision tools for the coordination of care of older adults.

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Carrie L. Peterson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., University of Michigan | MSE and Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin | Postdoctoral Training, Northwestern University

Dr. Peterson's expertise is in neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics of human movement and rehabilitation design.

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Jennifer Puetzer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Biomedical Engineering, NC State | Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University

Dr. Puetzer focuses on musculoskeletal tissue engineering for meniscus, tendon, and ligament replacement and repair.

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Zvi Schwartz, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Strategic Operations | Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Doctor of dental medicine and periodontal expert; skilled program developer

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Paul A. Wetzel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Wetzel's research interests include eye tracking systems and eye movement analysis

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John S. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Pauley Heart Center | B.S. Engineering, Baylor University | M.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center | Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Yale University

Cardiovascular Mechanics & Imaging Lab: developing MRI quantification of patient-specific mechanics for improved cardiovascular diagnostics

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Ning Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professor Zhang is engineering strategies for the treatment of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and brain stroke

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Yue Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Zhang's research topics include bone biology, regeneration and animal models of musculoskeletal conditions.