David Saloner Elected to Elite Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

By Katie Goodman

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has recently announced the election of David Saloner, PhD, director of the Vascular Imaging Research Center at UCSF, to its College of Fellows.

David Saloner, PhD

David Saloner, PhD

Saloner, a professor in the departments of radiology and bioengineering, was nominated by his peers and was elected by the full membership into the official College of Fellows Class of 2012 for his outstanding contributions to advancing the quantitative imaging of vascular and cardiac biomechanics and function.

The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. Engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, innovators, and successful entrepreneurs, comprise the College of Fellows to pursue AIMBE’s mission to provide leadership and advocacy in medical and biological engineering for the advancement of society.

A formal induction ceremony will be held during AIMBE’s 21st Annual Event at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. For more information about the AIMBE Annual Event, please visit the website

Since 1991, the College of Fellows has lead the way for technological growth and advancement in the fields of medical and biological engineering. Fellows have helped revolutionize medicine and related fields in order to enhance and extend the lives of people all over the world. They have also successfully advocated for public policies that have enabled researchers and business-makers to further the interests of engineers, scientists, and ultimately, patients.