Van der Meulen elected Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society

Congratulations to Marjolein van der Meulen, the James M. and Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering and Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected a 2021 Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society - BMES! BMES Fellow is a distinction reserved for only a few select BMES members who demonstrate exceptional achievements and experience in the field of biomedical engineering, and a record of membership and participation in the Society.

Professor van der Meulen received her B.S. from MIT and M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Before joining the faculty at Cornell, she worked for three years as a biomedical engineer at the Rehabilitation R&D Center of the Department of Veteran Affairs, in Palo Alto, California. In 1995, she received an NIH FIRST Award and in 1999 an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award. She is member of the American and European Societies of Biomechanics and the Orthopaedic Research Society. She is a fellow of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Professor van der Meulen is also vice president of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Deputy Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic Research, member of the NIH Skeletal Biology, Structure and Regeneration study section, and steering committee member for the IBMS Sun Valley Workshop on Musculoskeletal Biology. 

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