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External Advisory Board

Advisory Board Constitution


The Advisory Board of the Department of Bioengineering consists of a select group of industrial leaders and academic representatives who are primarily alumni of the department, or members of its constituent groups. They have shown leadership and professional success in their career, and are fully dedicated to helping Clemson University develop and maintain highly competitive research and educational programs in bioengineering.

Members of the Advisory Board serve at the pleasure of the Chair of the Department of Bioengineering and are appointed for a three-year term.  Following a three-year term, members can be reappointed annually at the discretion of the Chair. A maximum of 15 members will serve on the Board at any given time. Membership representation shall reflect the bioengineering profession.

External Advisory Board Members 2018-2019

Stephen D. Ainsworth*
VP Research ChoiceSpine, ChoiceSpine

Jennifer B. Cartledge*
CEO of CPD

Andrew Cobb*,
Quality Engineer, Abbott

Rebecca DeLegge*, (Chair)
CEO and Founder, DeLegge Medical

Andrew Green*,
CEO, Cormatrix Cardiovascular Inc.

Harry Thomas Hall I.V.*
Global Orthopaedic Franchise Leader, Trauma, Craniomaxillofacial, and Veterinary for DepuySynthes

Kim P. Kelly*
Director, Regulatory Affairs, Bioventus

Joshua Lovekamp*
Business Unit Leader, W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Eugene M. Langan, III
Chairman Emeritus, Department of Surgery, Greenville Health System

Marc Long*
VP Research, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

Robert J. Morff
Venture Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners

Rifat Pamukcu
Chief Executive Officer and President, Midway Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Steven Schreiner
Dean of Engineering, The College of New Jersey

Jennifer Woodell-May*
Program Director, Advanced Osteoarthritis Therapies, Zimmer Biomet

* Clemson Bioengineering Alumnus