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Abby Vogel, M.S., National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Abby Vogel

"My career goals are to graduate with a Ph.D. in Biological Resources Engineering and to publish as a first author in a leading professional journal. ... After graduating with a Ph.D., I am undecided about whether to pursue a career in academia as a professor, or in industry as a biomedical engineer."

Activities

Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

Minimum Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

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