Schmidt elected to Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

Dr. Christine Schmidt, known for her prominent contributions to biomaterials science and cellular/tissue engineering, has been elected a member of the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL).

What the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine is to the Nation, ASEMFL is for the State of Florida. Individuals who are members of one of the three National Academies and work or reside in Florida are members of ASEMFL. Individuals who work or live in Florida who have made significant societal impact are elected to ASEMFL.

Schmidt, professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Chair & BME Department Chairwas elected for “Innovation of biomedical technologies impacting thousands and university and national biomedical engineering leadership.” She will be inducted into a ceremony during the group’s annual meeting, scheduled for November 6, 2021, in Orlando, Florida.

ASEMFL, has elected 15 new members for their outstanding contributions in science, engineering, medicine. This brings the total membership to 181. The group originated with 140 inaugural members who hold the highest career distinction in the United States as members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

The not-for-profit ASEMFL was founded in 2018 at the University of Central Florida. ASEMFL provides expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the State of Florida. The group’s work can help shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance developments in science, engineering, and medicine.