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Welcome to the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Medicine at the Oregon Health & Science University. The department's research and teaching are focused on solving unmet clinical needs in the areas of cardiovascular and infectious diseases, rehabilitation medicine, and cancer.

BME consists of 35 primary faculty as well as joint and affiliate faculty from the Advanced Research Imaging Center, the OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (OCSSB), Casey Eye Institute, the Oregon Hearing Institute, and the Knight Cardiovascular and Cancer Centers. Read full welcome message.

BME News

  • Kimberly Beatty, Ph.D. profiled in Onward magazine
  • New Vice Chair of BME – Congratulations, Laura Heiser
  • BME grad students Geoff Schau and Erik Burlingame win $2500 Impact award
  • BME’s first Clinical Co-mentorship Fellowship award – Congratulations, Omkar Thaware! 

Graduate Program

Monica Hinds, Ph.D.

The Biomedical Engineering graduate program serves as the center of innovation for the OHSU School of Medicine. Our mission is to train students to become innovators, entrepreneurs, and scientific leaders by graduate training in the development and use of measurement and data science platforms and novel devices to understand the (patho)physiology of human health and disease in order to develop therapeutic approaches and diagnostics to solve unmet clinical needs. Learn more.