National Student Chapter

Mission

The purpose of the National Student Section of the Society For Biomaterials is to encourage the development, dissemination, integration, and utilization of knowledge in biomaterials among students, and encourage multi-disciplinary interactions among all members of the Society For Biomaterials.

Objective 

The objectives of the Student Section of the Society For Biomaterials shall be to promote student research, education, and professional development in biomaterials and related disciplines, to promote the advancement of biomaterials research, education, and related aspects, and to further the aims and objectives of the Society For Biomaterials.

Goals

The goals of the National Student Section of the Society For Biomaterials shall be to identify students interested in biomaterials, to generate student interest and interaction in biomaterials, and to aid the efficacy of students seeking research, education, and professional development opportunities.

Local student chapters are organized to promote the "Mission, Objectives, and Goals" of the National Student Section at their host institutions, as well as to promote fellowship and professional development among students.

 

2020 - 2021 Student Section Officers
 

  PRESIDENT:  Deanna Bousalis

  PRESIDENT-ELECT: Gerry Koons

  SECRETARY/TREASURER:  Sabrina Macias

  SECRETARY/TREASURER-ELECT:  Bryan James

  BYLAWS CHAIR:  Nicholas Fischer

SFB News

SFB member, Guillermo A. Ameer, has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a device used in surgeries to attach soft tissue grafts to bone.