Biomedical Engineering Advisory Board

The charge of the Wichita State University Biomedical Engineering Department Advisory Board is to enhance the academic and research efforts of its programs and the student experience by:

  • Providing leadership to the Department, representing and promoting the Department within the community, industry and the public
  • Providing expert advice, counsel and assistance to the Department in identifying, setting and accomplishing its strategic goals
  • Advising the Department on curricular matters to stay current with industry advancements and needs
  • Fostering communication and opportunities for interaction between students, faculty, and industry, including internships, capstone design, research projects, post-graduate placement, and outreach

Members of the Biomedical Engineering Department Advisory Board include:

  • Lindsey Fields, Lead Instructor, Biology and Biotechnology, Butler Community College
  • Alex Erwin, PhD, Director, Talent Development & STEMM Education, BioKansas
  • Chris Deck, PT, Providence Physical Therapy
  • Bruce Elson, MD, Radiologist, Wichita Radiology Group
  • Anosh Gomes, Project Manager II, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC
  • Robert Hull, Retired VP for Research, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation
  • Ben Noe, Global Portfolio Health Lead, Medtronic
  • Patrick O'Malley, Senior Account Manager, American Red Cross
  • Dennis Ridenour, MS, MBA, President & CEO, BioNexus KC
  • Rachelle White, Area Director, Clinical Engineering Services, TriMedx
  • Mary Beth Vater, Medical Device Regulatory Consultant, Medical Device Academy