John Hopkins University recently awarded Dr. Crystal Waktins (M3), '95, biological sciences, one of its coveted Mosaic Awards. This award provides three years of support for salary and faculty research provided by the Univesity in partneship with the School of Medicine.
Dr. Watkins earned her M.D./Ph.D. from John Hopkins University in 2003.
Dr. Avery Posey (M13), '05, bioinformatics & computational biology, recently earned his Ph.D. in genetics at the University of Chicago. Dr. Posey will begin his post-doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania later this Spring.
Dr. Brian Wayman (M6), '99, mechanical engineering, was recently recognized as a GE Innovator. Dr. Wayman is a Mechanical Engineer at GE Healthcare and is currently part of a team launching enhanced seals for the canopy of the Giraffe OmniBed, MIC's hybrid incubator/warmer for premature babies.
The enhanced seals allow NICU staff to remove, clean, and replace the seals without the use of tools. This design really simplifies and improves the process of cleaning the seals and we fully expect this design to improve customer satisfaction.
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Dr. Wayman earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2007.