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Biomedical Engineering: Professional Organizations

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American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) is a non-profit organization ... representing the most accomplished individuals in the fields of medical and biological engineering."  It's mission includes advocating and providing service to the public via medical and biological engineering, contributing to public policy-making, working to ensure appropriate investment in translational research and innovation, nurturing future leaders of medical and biological engineering, and promoting cooperation within the medical and biological engineering community.

ASME Bioengineering Division

"The Bioengineering Division [of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers] is focused on the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills and principles from conception to the design, development, analysis and operation of biomechanical systems."

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

The purpose of the Society is to give "equal status to representatives of both biomedical and engineering interests ... [and] promote the increase of biomedical engineering knowledge and its utilization."

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

"The field of interest of the Society is the application of the concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences in biology and medicine.  ...  It includes support of scientific, technological, and educational activities."

Society for Biomaterials

"The Society for Biomaterials is a professional society which promotes advances in all phases of materials research and development by encouragement of cooperative educational programs, clinical applications, and professional standards in the biomaterials field."

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