Now it’s time for your weekly dose of #PhillyAlumni motivation. In our #AlumniSpotlight is
Cato T. Laurencin, a professor and a surgeon, who served as the Dean of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and the Vice President for Health Affairs at the University of Connecticut from 2008–2011. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, the Director of the Institute for
#RegenerativeEngineering, and the Director of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Center for Biomedical, #Biological, #Physical, and Engineering Sciences at the #UniversityofConnecticut.
Harvard University @harvard , Princeton University @princeton_university, #MIT Central High School of Philadelphia (235) @centrallancers
He is one of only 3 practicing orthopaedic #surgeons in the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Laurencin was the first #OrthopaedicSurgeon to achieve University Professor level rank in the country. He is the first surgeon in the U.S. to be elected to the Third World Academy of #Sciences (of the six US members elected in the last two years, one third are #Nobelprizewinners). Dr. Laurencin is a member of both the Institutes of #Medicine and the National Academy of #Engineering.