Dr. Cato Laurencin: Musculoskeletal Regeneritive Engineering
Director, Institute for Regenerative Engineering, University of Connecticut
Formerly the Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Laurencin served as the Lillian T. Pratt Distinguished Professor and Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief for the University of Virginia Health System. He has held numerous national leadership positions including Speaker of the House of the National Medical Association, and Chair of the College of Fellows for the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Currently he is a member of the National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at N.I.H., and the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health.