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The Biomedical Engineering Board of Advisors is an independent body that will be chartered to advise and support the Chair of Biomedical Engineering in the continual development and improvement of the Department.
The role of the Board of Advisors is to provide assistance to the Chair for academic planning and accreditation, instructional and research program expansion, and financial management of the Department. To fulfill its advisory role, the board maintains an ongoing relationship with University and School administration.
The Board shall have the responsibility to regularly:
Strategic objectives for the Board include:
Richard B. Ashman, Ph.D.
(BMEN class of 1984; MS in 1988)
Marta L. Villarraga, Ph.D.
(BMEN class of 1990; MS 1992; Ph.D. 1996)
Exponent® Failure Analysis Associates®, Inc.
Kevin A. Thomas, Ph.D.
(BMEN class of 1981; MS 1983; Ph.D. 1985)
Senior Director, Research & Technology and Product Development,
MacroPore Biosurgery, a division of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc.
Currently consultant to PaxMed International, LLC
Stephanie Kute, Ph.D.
(BMEN Class of 1995, MS 1996)
Project Manager, Battelle Memorial Institute, Medical Device Solutions, Columbus OH 43201-2693
Edward W. Karp
President, Cyber-Health, Inc.
(M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
James T. Bennett, M.D.(ChE class of 1974; MD 1978)
Sherri A. Longo, M.D.(BMEN class of 1986; Med School class of 1990)
J. Monroe Laborde, M.S., M.D.
(Tulane Engineering Curriculum Class of 1969, MD 1973; CWRU MS BME 1976)
Stephen C. Cowin, Ph.D.
(Tulane Faculty 1963-1988)
Director, New York Center for Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering
The City College of New York
William C. Van Buskirk, Ph.D.
(Ph.D. Stanford University, 1970)
Professor and Chair Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering
Dean Emeritus of Engineering
Michael D. Carbo - Chair
(BSEE in 1978; JD from Tulane in 1981)
Michael D. Carbo, P.L.C.
Alan J. Stone
(BMEN class of 1983; JD from Tulane in 1987)
Partner in Litigation, Department of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Donna J. Dean, Ph.D.
Senior Science Advisor
Lewis-Burke Associates LLC
Nicholas J. Altiero
Dean, School of Engineering
Donald P. Gaver
Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Lindy Boggs Center Suite 500, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5897 email@example.com