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California Academy of Bioengineering – Distinguished Lecture Series
December 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Engineering Medicine for a Global Society by Roderick Pettigrew, MD, PhD
ABOUT Roderick I. Pettigrew, M.D., Ph.D.
CEO EnHealth, Robert A Welch Professor and Executive Dean EnMed Intercollegiate School of Engineering Medicine, Texas A&M University and Houston Methodist Hospital
Pettigrew is a graduate of Morehouse College as a Merrill Scholar (BS in physics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a Whitaker HST fellow (PhD in radiation physics), the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami ( MD), and completed residency training at UC San Diego.
He serves as chief executive officer (CEO) of Engineering Health (EnHealth) and executive dean for Engineering Medicine (EnMed) at Texas A&M University, in partnership with Houston Methodist Hospital. Pettigrew also holds the endowed Robert A. Welch Chair in Medicine. EnHealth is the nation’s first comprehensive educational program to fully integrate engineering into all health-related disciplines. EnMed is the nation’s first four- year, fully-integrated engineering and medical education curriculum leading to both an MD and master’s degree in engineering in four years.
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