Conference opportunity for biomedical engineers interested in science policy

Rachel Howell
July 28, 2014
Posted in Announcements

AIMBE is hosting a Public Policy Training Institute on September 3-5 in Washington, DC geared toward educating and informing participants about the public policy landscape that surrounds health and regulatory science. Attendees will learn from some of Washington's top insiders about the role of policy in shaping the scientific enterprise. Sessions with confirmed speakers are highlighted below. 

The Role of Scientists in Public Policy
Elizabeth O'Hare, National Academies of Science

Science, Technology, Healthcare and the Courts
Sara Rosenbaum, George Washington University

Public Policies Governing the Scientific Enterprise
Benjamin Corb, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Federal Budget Process: A Case Study of the FDA
Steve Grossman, HPS Group, LLS; Friends of the FDA
Emily Holubowich, CRD Associations; Coalition for Health Funding

Overview of Regulatory Science
Anindita Saha, Food and Drug Administration

Congress and Lawmaking
Suzanne Leous, American Society of Hematology

Health Policy and Media Relations
Christy Setzer, New Heights Communications

Participants will engage with experts in science and health policy through keynote talks and panel presentations. They will have the opportunity to network with AIMBE's 2014-2015 FDA Scholars, as well as Fellows from other healthy policy programs. 

AIMBE is pleased to offer this executive training opportunity to maximum of 24 post doc participants. Contact Sarah Mandell, AIMBE's Director of Research and Programming, ( to reserve your space. Registration is $495. More info at