As COVID-19 began to spread rapidly in spring 2020, a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks, soon followed. Currently, N95 respirators are the most protective available face coverings for health care workers, but most individuals have to try on several different sizes to determine the most effective fit for them.
Engineering Medicine’s (EnMed) executive dean Dr. Roderic Pettigrew has co-edited a new book titled “Biomechanics of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque: From Model to Patient.” According to the Centers for Disease Control, one out of every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery […]
Texas A&M’s chief executive officer over the Engineering Health program and executive dean for Engineering Medicine will receive the prestigious lifetime achievement award from the National Science Board. The organization announced that Dr. Roderic Pettigrew will be presented with the Vannevar Bush Award, one of the nation’s highest science awards. It honors lifelong science and technology leaders who […]
Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew, a Ph.D. and M.D. who is the Robert A. Welch Professor in the College of Medicine and professor of biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Roderic Pettigrew recently presented at the Stand Up to Cancer Summit in Santa Monica, California, this week. His talk is introduced 20 minutes into the video, which is part of the Stand Up to Cancer Live Stream on Facebook. From January 2020 in Los Angeles at the Stand Up To Cancer Summit: Dr. Roderic […]