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June 16, 2012
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering is exceptionally pleased to welcome Dr. Christine Schmidt as the incoming Chair of the Department. Florida’s success in attracting such an outstanding Chair is due to the vision,...
June 16, 2012
Dear Colleagues,I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Christine Schmidt has accepted an offer to become the Chair of the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Schmidt will fill the position currently held by Interim...
June 16, 2012
Funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases in collaboration with UF Diabetes Center of Excellence (http://diabetes.ufl.edu/) investigator Michael Clare-Salzler, MD, this 5-year, $1.55M grant (1R01DK091658-01A1)...
June 16, 2012
The Medical Physics and BME students got together to Relay for Life in the fight against Cancer on the weekend of April 14th and 15th. Led by team captain, Matt Hoerner, more than 20 students raised money for the American Cancer Society and...
March 28, 2012
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering regrets the passing of Dr. William G. "Bill" Luttge, the founding executive director of the McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Florida. In addition to his many...
March 26, 2012
In collaboration with Dr. Stephen Grobmyer, MD of the department of Surgery at the College of Medicine and Dr. Huikai Xie, PhD of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in this project Dr. Huabei Jiang and his students will develop a...
March 26, 2012
The BME Ballers season came to an end in the Quarterfinals of the playoffs, dropping a hard fought game 0-5 to the Kameltonians. The Ballers finish the 2012 outdoor season with a final record of 2-4-0. Two goals in the first half, compounded by...
February 23, 2012
Biomedical Engineering graduate students Ray Kozikowski and Jennifer Lee (both pictured), together with Mechanical Engineering student Sara Smith have won the prestigious prize from the Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative...
February 22, 2012
After dropping two in a row, 0-3 to MBAs Kick It and 0-5 to Bicuspid Futbol, over the last two weeks, BME came back to finish the regular season with a 4-0 win over Minesweepers. Our second win brings the Ballers to .400 on the season with a final 2...
February 14, 2012
Biomedical Engineering students can be the perfect life savers. Not only do they understand biology and human physiology, they also understand technologies like an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).On February 11, 2012, nineteen BME students...

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