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Dr. Pleshko will be recognized alongside 174 colleagues nationwide by the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the election of Nancy Pleshko, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Temple University College of Engineering to its College of Fellows. Dr. Pleshko was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for outstanding contributions to advancement of spectroscopic approaches for assessment of molecular changes in developing, normal and diseased tissues.

"We couldn't be prouder of Dr. Pleshko and her election to the College of Fellows," said Keya Sadeghipour, PhD; Dean of the College of Engineering at Temple University. "She is a deeply talented researcher as well as a committed advocate for our students."

"I'm truly honored to have been elected to AIMBE Fellowship," Dr. Pleshko added. "AIMBE provides critical scientific and engineering input to policy makers, and I am very excited to be part of that effort."

According to the AIMBE, the College of Fellows comprises the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. AIMBE Fellows have been awarded the Nobel Prize, the Presidential Medal of Science and the Presidential Medal of Technology and Innovation and many also are members of the National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Medicine, and the National Academy of Sciences.

A formal induction ceremony will be held during AIMBE's 2021 Annual Event on March 26. Dr. Pleshko will be inducted along with 174 colleagues who make up the AIMBE Fellow Class of 2021.