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AIMBE inducts Medtown Director Lawrence Boyd, PhD into the College of Fellows
April 28, 2015
Lawrence Boyd, Director at Medtown Ventures and an Adjunct Professor of biomedical engineering and engineering management at Duke University has been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
Dr. Boyd was cited for sustained contributions to medical device development in orthopaedic applications and innovative approaches to promoting and educating student entrepreneurs. He is an international leader in orthopaedic medical device innovation, with over 60 U.S. patents for medical devices and related procedures.
The College of Fellows honors the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country, including only the most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, professors, innovators, and successful entrepreneurs.
A formal induction ceremony was held during AIMBE’s 2015 Annual Meeting at the National Academy of Sciences Great Hall in Washington, DC on March 16, 2015. Dr. Boyd was inducted along with 151 colleagues, who make up the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2015. For more information, please visit www.aimbe.org. AIMBE’s mission is to recognize excellence in, and advocate for, the fields of medical and biological engineering in order to advance society. Since 1991, AIMBE‘s College of Fellows has lead the way for technological growth and advancement in the fields of medical and biological engineering.