Using confocal imaging to analyze changes in the morphology of retinal neurons and blood vessels in early diabetes [courtesy of Dr. Erika Eggers] Shellie Knights-Mitchell and Vic Keschrumrus with our department coordinator, Trisha Stanley at the BME showcase event! Adam Bernstein and Ted Trouard analyzing MRI scans of a brain. (Photo via: UAHS BioCommunications, Mark Thaler) Autumn leaves on Mt. Lemmon. TOLD MRI shows reversal of tumor hypoxia in glioblastoma multiforme after IV injection of Dodecafluoropentane emulsion. [courtesy of Dr. Evan Unger] A beautiful view of the surrounding plant-life. Smartphone-based organ-on-a-chip. [courtesy of Dr. Jeong-Yeol Yoon] The cacti surrounding the trails at dawn. Handheld qPCR device utilizing interfacial effects. [courtesy of Dr. Jeong-Yeol Yoon] A view of the Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building from the east.

Important Dates


BME GIDP Seminar

 Weekly on Monday

 2:00-2:50pm Keating 103

 Spring schedule


A message from the program:

What's new in BME?


Builders Day Poster Winners:

First Place – Loi Do & Jeff Watson, Third Place – Vic Keschrumrus. Congratulations to all!


A big thank you to all who participated in the annual event!


Congratulations to the following PhD students who have graduated:

  • Mark McConnell, PhD, Spring 2017 , Mentor: Jil Tardiff


Congratulations to Matt Bills and his wife on the safe delivery of their baby girl!


Congratulations to Jeff Watson, 2017-18 ARCS Foundation Scholar Winner!!



Training Grants


Cardiovascular Biomedical Engineering Training Grant (CVTG)

Trains pre-docs in biological and engineering disciplines focusing on cardiovascular health.(Click for info)

Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy Training Grant (BMIS)

NIH funded fellowship helping students develop and apply imaging and spectroscopy systems to biomedical problems. (Click for info)

Program Information


Contact:   Trisha Stanley, BME GIDP program coordinator


Phone:   520-626-9134






Contact:   Ted Trouard, Program Chair


Phone:   520-626-2177




GRE / TOEFL / TSE / IELTS Test Codes:

Insitution Code: 4832

Department Code: 1603

AMP Code: UAAMP721X01

BME Highlights


  • Congratulations to Shellie Knights-Mitchell, who was selected for a summer internship with Ventana Medical Systems.

  • Congratulations to our 2016 BME GIDP Graduates:

    • Kaitlin Harpel - MS

    • Kyle Hadinger - MS

    • Catalina Ardila-Montoya - MS

    • Ehab Tamimi - MS

    • Kenny Furdela - MS

    • Philemon Mikail - MS

    • Kevin Okarski - PhD