External Advisory Board

The External Advisory Board for the Department of Biomedical Engineering helps to set the goals and priorities of the department. Members are experts in the field of bioengineering and biomedical engineering from around the nation.

  • Guillermo Ameer, Sc.D.
    Daniel Hale Williams Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Surgery
    Director, Center for Advanced Regenerative Engineering
    Northwestern University

  • Robert J. Calcaterra, D.Sc.
    Managing Director
    Exeteur Group LLC

  • Shelton D. Caruthers, Ph.D.
    Senior Strategic Manager, Global Clinical Validation, CT-MR Solution Planning Department | CT-MR Division
    Canon Medical Systems Corporation

  • Charles Eggert (Chas)
    Operating Partner
    Arsenal Capital Partners

  • Jane Grande-Allen, Ph.D.
    Isabel C. Cameron Professor of Bioengineering
    Chair, Department of Bioengineering
    Rice University

  • Robyn Klein, MD, PhD
    Professor of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Pathology and Immunology and Neuroscience
    Vice Provost and Associate Dean for Graduate Education
    Department of Psychiatry
    Washington University in St. Louis

  • Christine Lorenz, Ph.D.
    Chief Operating Officer
    Cohesic Inc.

  • David F. Meaney, Ph.D.
    Solomon R. Pollack Professor and Chair
    Penn Engineering

  • Jeanne Nerbonne, Ph.D.
    Alumni Endowed Professor
    Department of Developmental Biology
    Washington University School of Medicine

  • Victor G. J. Rodgers, D.Sc.
    Jacques S. Yeager, Sr. Professor
    Department of Bioengineering
    University of California, Riverside

  • Lisa Steinhoff, M.S.
    Engineering Director, US Hardware

  • Peter Young
    The Chemcentral Group

  • Cedric X. Yu, D.Sc., FAAPM
    Carl M. Mansfield, M.D. Professor of Radiation Oncology
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Founder and CEO
    Xcision Medical Systems, LLC