Third Coast CFAR member, Robert Murphy, MD, has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. He was inducted on Monday, April 9 during AIMBE’s 2018 annual meeting at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.

AIMBE’s College of Fellows comprises the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. Fellows are recognized for their notable contributions advancing the fields of medical and biological engineering through research, practice, or education.

Murphy is the director of the Center for Global Health within Northwestern Medicine’s Institute for Public Health and Medicine, the John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Feinberg School of Medicine, and a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.