Patricia Flatley Brennan Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Robert S. Hays

April seven, 2020

The American Institute for Clinical and Organic Engineering (AIMBE) has introduced the induction of Patricia Flatley. Brennan, RN, Ph.D., Director, Nationwide Library of Drugs, Nationwide Institutes of Overall health to its University of Fellows.

Dr. Brennan Headshot

Election to the AIMBE University of Fellows is amid the greatest specialist distinctions accorded to a medical and organic engineer. The University of Fellows is comprised of the major two percent of medical and organic engineers. University membership honors those people who have produced exceptional contributions to “engineering and medication research, observe, or education” and to “the pioneering of new and acquiring fields of technological innovation, generating major improvements in regular fields of medical and organic engineering, or acquiring/utilizing revolutionary methods to bioengineering schooling.”

Dr. Brennan was nominated, reviewed, and elected by friends and users of the University of Fellows for “outstanding contributions to biomedical informatics leading to the acceleration of well being treatment systems to increase affected person self-administration.”

Dr. Brennan is widely regarded for her 30-yr academic profession reworking well being treatment by means of improvements in household treatment systems. Coinciding with the emergence of affected person-centered treatment and shortened healthcare facility stays, her perform has extended well being facts systems from the healthcare facility and clinic to the household and local community.

Her perform has leveraged advances in laptop science, telecommunications, and visualization to design and style and appraise website-based mostly and cell platform approaches that assistance affected person self-administration to decrease social isolation and improve engagement with clinical treatment suppliers. She has supplied design and style direction for affected person-facing laptop programs and formulated revolutionary modular architectures for affected person self-monitoring. Dr. Brennan serves as a pioneer of immersive virtual truth scenarios that use context-particular visible cues to speed up design and style of systems that ‘fit’ into the every day lives of people with advanced, persistent ailments.

AIMBE Fellows are amid the most distinguished medical and organic engineers which include 3 Nobel Prize laureates, 18 Fellows having been given the Presidential Medal of Science and/or Technological innovation and Innovation, and 173 also inducted to the Nationwide Academy of Engineering, 84 inducted to the Nationwide Academy of Drugs and 37 inducted to the Nationwide Academy of Sciences.

The Nationwide Library of Drugs (NLM) is a chief in research in biomedical informatics and details science and the world’s greatest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports research in procedures for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating well being facts. NLM produces resources and applications that are employed billions of periods each individual yr by millions of folks to accessibility and review molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental well being, and well being solutions facts. Supplemental facts is out there at https://www.nlm.nih.gov.

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