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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.
Neil B. Beals
(BMEN class of 1983)
Group Director, Biologics
Medtronic Sofamor Danek
(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; PhD 1985)
Senior Director, Research & Technology and Product Development
MacroPore Biosurgery, a division of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc.
Stephanie Kute, Ph.D.
(BMEN Class of 1995, MS 1996)
Staff Engineer, Women's Health and Urology R&D
James T. Bennett, M.D.(ChE class of 1974; MD 1978)
J. Monroe Laborde, M.S., M.D.
(Tulane Engineering Curriculum Class of 1969, MD 1973; CWRU MS BME 1976)
Stephen C. Cowin, Ph.D. -- Emeritus
(Tulane Faculty 1963-1988)
Director, New York Center for Biomedical Engineering
The City College of New York
Michael D. Carbo
(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)
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Donna J. Dean, Ph.D.
Senior Science Advisor
Lewis-Burke Associates LLC
Nicholas J. Altiero, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Engineering
Donald P. Gaver, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
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