Fehmida Kapadia, Ph.D.: Fulbright fellowship awardee
Fehmida Kapadia, Ph.D. has been awarded the Fulbright fellowship to teach Entrepreneurship in Health Sciences, at the Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina (UNISUL) in Florianópolis, Brazil. She will work with the Innovation and entrepreneurship lab – iLAB; the Center for Sustainable Development – Greens and others learning and innovation environments of UNISUL.
The Fulbright Program, which aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.
Fehmida is an Adjunct faculty in our program and teaches Technology Entrepreneurship and Project Management.
The Fulbright Program, which aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other
countries, is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. As a grantee, you will join
the ranks of distinguished participants in the Program. Fulbright alumni have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet
ministers, CEOs, and university presidents, as well as leading journalists, artists, scientists, and teachers. They include 59 Nobel
Laureates, 84 Pulitzer Prize winners, 72 MacArthur Fellows, 16 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, and thousands of leaders
across the private, public and non-profit sectors. Since its inception in 1946, more than 380,000 “Fulbrighters” have participated in the
Colin Drummond is the Faculty Director for The Institute for Management and Engineering, as well as Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Drummond says engineering is more than calculations, it's innovation and people.
- Dr. Drummond was an advisor for a CWRU undergraduate group who recently competed in the Cleveland Medical Hackathon and secured first place. The team described Dr. Drummond as playing a vital role in the development where “He imparts his knowledge and helps us with the technology and how to think out our product.” Read about it in The Daily.
- He also authored a textbook aimed towards engineers and scientist with little to no business background making better financial decisions. The book is titled "Financial Decision-Making for Engineers".
- Dr. Drummond was also featured for his work in the guidance of students researching the use of wearables to reduce training-related injury in college athletes. Read about the research here.
Shanina Knighton, PhD, RN: 2019 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health
The National Minority Quality Forum is a research and educational organization dedicated to ensuring that high-risk racial and ethnic populations and communities receive optimal health care. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization integrates data and expertise in support of initiatives to eliminate health disparities. Every year the National Minority Quality Forum selects 40 professionals from hundreds of applications and this year we are proud to say that Shanina Knighton Ph.D., RN was selected. Shanina Knighton Ph.D., RN teaches the Biodesign course here at the MEM program, although it is not a core course it is a popular elective that many of our students have had the opportunity to take.